EconJobs Research/Policy Analyst – Economic Consulting Firm (Seattle)

Research/Policy Analyst – Economic Consulting Firm (Seattle)

ECONorthwest (www.econw.com) is creating an applicant pool for a research analyst position to be based in ECO’s Seattle office. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in planning, policy analysis or economics with strong research and writing skills. Economics coursework strengthens competitiveness.

Research analysts support project managers performing analyses on a variety of topics. Responsibilities include research, data management, and report preparation. The position requires strong skills in research, literature review, and technical writing. The analyst must have the ability to successfully communicate complex concepts to an educated lay audience.

Please review http://www.econw.com for more details about our organization. For be ensured consideration, please email cover letter, resume, college transcripts (unofficial is fine), and writing sample to humanresources@econw.com. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Thank you,
Kristin

Kristin Roosmalen
Office Coordinator

ECONorthwest – Celebrating 40 Years
222 SW Columbia, Suite 1600, Portland, OR 97201
Direct 503.200.5061 | Cell 608.395.9741 | econw.com

Portland | Seattle | Eugene | Boise

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Financial Analyst Intern: Amazon

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Financial Analyst Intern:

Amazon

Title:

Finance Analyst Intern

Description:

Finance Analyst Intern

Amazon is seeking data-driven, business-minded, results-oriented Financial Analyst interns to work in our corporate offices in Seattle, Washington. Amazon is looking for candidates who are bachelor’s-degree students in economics, finance or information systems with a strong desire to exceed expectations.

Typical responsibilities include:

• Analysis of account balances

• Preparation and reporting of financial performance for weekly, monthly, and annual reviews

• Producing meaningful operational metrics to help drive performance and achieve business objectives.

Included as part of the internship is the intern project, which requires the candidate to flex their finance, accounting, analytical, and business understanding to work on an optimizing, improving, and driving quality to solve a problem or improve an existing process. The intern will interact with various business partners spanning across the operations, accounting, finance, and technology organizations of Amazon and will present the result of the project for evaluation at the end of the internship.

The ideal candidate is a proven self-starter with strong analytical skills, has an ability to dive deep, summarize and communicate important data. Exceptional interpersonal skills, persuasive written and oral communication, understanding of accounting concepts, and a working knowledge of Excel are required. Solid organizational and project-management skills are also a must.

Basic Requirements:

• Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in economics, finance, information systems, accounting or related field.

• Available to work a minimum of 40 hours/week during the 6-month internship

Dates of Finance Undergraduate Internships:

Sept. 8th start date.

Please note, visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Amazon is an equal opportunity employer

Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History.

Join Amazon.

Work Authorization:

Authorized to work PERMANENTLY in the US (U.S. Citizen, National, Permanent Resident, Refugee, Asylee)

Salary Level:

Paid

Resume Submissions Start date

July 23, 2014, 8:00 am

Resume Submission End date

August 07, 2014, 11:30 pm

Screening Criteria

OCR Screening: Majors/Concentrations

BUSINESS>, MATH >, SOCIAL SCIENCES >/Economics

OCR Screening: Graduation Date (Start)

Mar 2015 – Jun 2018

OCR Screening: Work Authorization

Authorized to work PERMANENTLY in the US (U.S. Citizen, National, Permanent Resident, Refugee, Asylee)

OCR Screening: Class Level

Freshman, Junior, Senior, Super Senior (5th year), Sophomore

Andy Rabitoy

Director, Undergraduate Career Services

Michael G. Foster School of Business • University of Washington

Dempsey Hall Room 212 • Box 353223 • Seattle, WA 98195-3200

T: 206.221.8142 • arabitoy • foster.washington.edu/ugcareers

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Two Entreprenuership courses available to non business students

Emily Cox Pahnke is teaching two sections of ENTRE 370, Intro to Entrepreneurship and a special topics class, ENTRE 490, Grand Challenges for Entrepreneurs in Fall, and is looking for some assistance in getting the word out to interested students! J

ENTRE 370 is a great intro class, and like most other business classes is not open to non-business students until the first day of class. However both sections have about 20 spots left- so interested students should attend class on the first day and register themselves that day. If they do not meet the pre-requisites but are interested in taking the class, they can email Emily at eacox to request to be allowed in the section. She will then keep a list of approved students and get it over to me on the first day of classes, where students will be added based on space availability and on a first come first serve basis. Unlike most business courses, this is one class where the professor is allowing some flexibility in the pre-reqs (though this may not always be the case.)

ENTRE 490 -Grand Challenges for Entrepreneurs is open to all non-business students NOW who are sophomores and above- and will explore big problems and opportunities facing society, ranging from healthcare, education, and big data to poverty. The course examines how solutions to these massive challenges can be researched, validated, and implemented using such entrepreneurial skills as creativity, opportunity recognition, business models, pivoting, and execution. Entrepreneurship is both an individual and team activity. Therefore this course incorporates both individual and group efforts. Students form project teams early in the quarter and meet regularly to prepare for class discussion.

So if you have any students interested in creating their own businesses, or have the entrepreneurial spirit, please have them check these classes out. Also, Entre 370 counts for the ENTRE minor and may be a great way to help students figure out if they are interested in pursuing that. I am the Entre minor adviser so students can be referred to me for questions on the minor.

Please feel free to display or disperse the attached flyers and let me know if you have any questions!

Best,

Kristin Tocci │ Academic Counselor
Undergraduate Programs Office
Michael G. Foster School of Business
University of Washington
202 Dempsey Hall │ Box 353223
Seattle, WA 98195
Ph: 206.543.4352│ Fax: 206.616.8225

http://www.foster.washington.edu/undergrad

490 flyer #1.pdf
Entre 370 flyer.docx

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New AUT 14 Courses from Public Health

Keep scrolling to these neat and new Undergraduate Special Topics courses from the Health Services department in the School of Public Health.

http://www.washington.edu/students/timeschd/AUT2014/hlthsvcs.html

15611

HSERV 490-A

4 Credits

MW 1000-1120

COE,NORMA

ECONOMICS TO SOLVE TODAY’S HEALTH CARE PROBLEMS

22103

HSERV 490-C

4 Credits

MW 230-420

BEZRUCHKA,STEPHEN

A PRACTICAL INTRODUCTION TO ETHNOGRAPHIC RESEARCH IN PUBLIC HEALTH

22324

HSERV 490-S

4 Credits

TTh 100-220 + various discussion sections

PETRESCU-PRAHOVA,MIRUNA

SOCIAL NETWORKS AND HEALTH

22105

HSERV 490-W

4 Credits

MW 300-420

F 230-320

HAGOPIAN,AMY & KANTER,EVAN

WAR & HEALTH: EXPLORES THE HEALTH CONSEQUENCES OF WAR AND THE ROLE OF PROFESSIONALS IN PREVENTING WAR

AUT 14 HSERV 490 Ethnographic Methods Flyer.pdf

AUT 14 HSERV 490S Social Networks and Health Flyer.pdf

AUT 14 HSERV 490 Health Economics Flyer.pdf

AUT 14 HSERV 490 WAR & HEALTH.pdf

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Submissions Deadline for Fall Quarter

Attention undergraduate students! The Washington Undergraduate Law Review (WULR) is looking for submissions!

The WULR is an academic legal journal at the University of Washington that publishes law-related essays, research papers, and other written work by undergraduates. The law review is entirely run by undergraduates at the University of Washington.

Submission to the WULR is open to all majors. We value papers on a variety of legal topics, and students are encouraged to submit undergraduate theses or other academic papers 12 pages or longer. Submissions will be selected for publication by the WULR’s executive editors based upon quality of writing, research, and analysis. All submissions accepted for publication may be edited for length and clarity.

Email articles as a Microsoft Word file (.doc or .docx) in double-spaced, 12 point type. Articles should include a cover page with the following information:

1. Full name
2. Contact information (email, phone)\
3. Article title
4. Complete abstract
5. Brief biography
6. College / university

All submissions for the autumn quarter issue of the Washington Undergraduate Law Review are due by Friday September 19. Please submit to wulr.

Please consult our website for more information about submission requirements: http://students.washington.edu/wulr.

*The WULR is now also accepting shorter pieces for potential publication online, or in a publication of shorter works. For more information, or to submit shorter papers, please contact wulr.

Ashley Kuhn

Editor-in-Chief
Sent on Behalf of The Washington Undergraduate Law Review
http://students.washington.edu/wulr

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Washington Undergraduate Law Review Submissions

Attention undergraduate students! The Washington Undergraduate Law Review (WULR) is looking for submissions!

The WULR is an academic legal journal at the University of Washington that publishes law-related essays, research papers, and other written work by undergraduates. The law review is entirely run by undergraduates at the University of Washington.

Submission to the WULR is open to all majors. We value papers on a variety of legal topics, and students are encouraged to submit undergraduate theses or other academic papers 12 pages or longer. Submissions will be selected for publication by the WULR’s executive editors based upon quality of writing, research, and analysis. All submissions accepted for publication may be edited for length and clarity.

Email articles as a Microsoft Word file (.doc or .docx) in double-spaced, 12 point type. Articles should include a cover page with the following information:

1. Full name

2. Contact information (email, phone)

3. Article title

4. Complete abstract

5. Brief biography

6. College / university

All submissions for the autumn quarter issue of the Washington Undergraduate Law Review are due byFriday September 19. Please submit to wulr.

Please consult our website for more information about submission requirements: http://students.washington.edu/wulr.

*The WULR is now also accepting shorter pieces for potential publication online, or in a publication of shorter works. For more information, or to submit shorter papers, please contact wulr.

Ashley Kuhn

Editor-in-Chief

Sent on Behalf of The Washington Undergraduate Law Review

http://students.washington.edu/wulr

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Global Health Economics – Starts Today! Space available!

Space available! Starts Today, June 23!

Global Health Economics (G H 590 B) - 3 credits

June 23 – July 11, MTW 2-4:50 pm, Th 2-3:20

SLN: 11595

Instructors:

Stephane Verguet, Asst Professor, Global Health; Senior Health Economist, Disease Control Priorities Network

Joseph Babigumira, Asst Professor, Global Health

This course introduces students to key topics in health economics, particularly as they relate to low- and middle-income countries.

The course covers three main areas:

· Economic evaluation of health interventions, policies and platforms; cost-effectiveness analysis

· Health, poverty, and development

· Performance, efficiency and finance

The course emphasizes cost-effectiveness analysis and include a wide range of methods, so that non-health economist students become self-sufficient in the use and interpretation of cost-effectiveness assessment tools.

We recommend that students enrolled in this course have an understanding of basic microeconomics principles (i.e. consumer demand, production, resource allocation, government intervention), as well as interest in understanding of the social, political, and economic determinants of health in low- and middle-income countries.

Undergrads welcome with instructor approval.

Questions? Please contact Stephane Verguet (verguet)

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