Economics

Career Information

Posted below are announcements and promotional materials received by the department. The entries serve as a sample of the opportunities available to economics graduates. For additional information on career opportunities, refer to www.careers.uiowa.edu.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is looking to inform undergraduates in economics that they are hiring research assistants. The job can vary from position to position, but in general, jobs are highly quantitative in nature. They are looking for applicants who have training in mathematical statistics, econometrics, or both, as well as good computer skills. Most positions require solid training in economics through the intermediate theory level. Course work in money and banking, finance, or international trade theory also is useful. If you would like more information about this job, please contact us in the Department of Economics, W210 PBB, or you can visit the website at www.federalreserve.gov.