Gap-Year Intern: Economic Policy, AEI Housing Center
A gap-year intern with the AEI Housing Center will work under Lynn Fisher, Edward Pinto, Tobias Peter, and Stephen Oliner on research focusing on domestic housing, historical and current mortgage lending policies, and financial policy reform. Primary assignments will include analyzing local housing markets, maintaining the center’s various indexes and databases, researching ongoing economical housing projects, and designing graphics to depict data from research projects. The ideal candidate will have experience in data cleaning and analysis, succinct writing skills, an ability to multitask, experience using Excel and Stata, and will be comfortable working independently. Knowledge of ArcGIS, Python, R, Java, or SAS is preferred but not required. Gap-year interns will gain meaningful work experience, marketable data skills, and a strong understanding of housing policy.
About the Gap-Year Internship
The gap-year internship is geared toward recent college graduates who are looking to take a gap year to intern before pursuing graduate studies. Gap-year interns are required to be in the office for 30–40 hours per week and must be able to start in late August or early September 2019 and intern through May 2020. This is a paid position. Gap-year interns must be legally eligible to work in the United States.