Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Paid Summer Internship with Compass Lexecon in DC

Compass Lexecon provides economic analysis, business advice, and litigation support to industry organizations, governments, major corporations and law firms throughout the U.S. and abroad.  Our firm specializes in microeconomic issues of competition, antitrust, and regulation in such sectors as energy, environment, transportation, information, communications, entertainment, property rights, and manufacturing.  Compass Lexecon is comprised of a unique combination of leading economic researchers, individuals at the forefront of public policy debates, and a team with extensive consulting experience.  Our staff has experience and education that span industries and disciplines.

About the Opportunity:
Compass Lexecon is interviewing for the position of Summer Intern.  We are hiring for positions with a start date in June 2016.

Key Responsibilities:
The position demands knowledge of or interest in economics, a broad range of research skills, and the ability to perform quantitative analysis.  Summer Interns work with case teams in nearly all aspects of our projects including a variety of quantitative and qualitative tasks, such as: (a) gathering data and performing analyses, including spreadsheet modeling; (b) conducting industry research; (c) reviewing analyst reports and business documents produced in litigation; (d) assisting with the production of expert reports, government filings, and client presentations; (e) ensuring the quality of all work product; and (f) providing administrative support.     

Preferred Skills:
We seek candidates with strong academic backgrounds who are completing their sophomore or junior years of college.  Individuals who have completed significant coursework in economics and mathematics (or other quantitative disciplines) are encouraged to apply.  Knowledge of Excel and statistical programming packages such as STATA or SAS are preferred, but not required.  Candidates must be highly motivated, analytical, detail oriented, able to work independently or in teams, and have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Summer Interns are expected to work a minimum of 40 hours per week.  Compensation is consistent with paid internships at other major economics consulting firms. 

Apply here.