Research Intern, Global Conference 2019 (multiple positions)

Location: Center for Regional Economics
Department: Santa Monica, CA

Would you like to be a part of the Milken Institute’s upcoming Global Conference? Join our team for a paid internship supporting our signature event by providing research and data support for several conference panels. By supporting the Milken Institute on-site during the week of Global Conference, this is also an excellent opportunity for interacting with business leaders and policymakers. For an example of the caliber of speakers at this event, see last year’s program. 


The position requires a bachelor’s degree in economics, statistics, or related subject area. A master’s degree and knowledge of financial, health-related, and macroeconomic data are a plus. Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint is a must. Candidates should have strong organizational skills, great attention to detail, a strong interest in economic research, clear communication skills, and the ability to handle pressure in a demanding work environment. Other logistic and administrative tasks may be required. Research interns will work closely with Milken Institute’s research department.

The internship will begin the first of April and last through the first week of May. At least 20 hours per week is preferred, with full-time commitment required for the duration of the conference April 29 - May 2, 2019. An exceptional candidate will be considered for an additional period and will have an opportunity to contribute to several research projects that will be of interest to policymakers and business leaders. The position will be based in our Santa Monica, California office. 

About the Milken Institute

The Milken Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank. We catalyze actionable solutions to persistent global challenges by connecting human, financial, and educational resources to those who need them. Guided by a conviction that the best ideas, under-resourced, go nowhere, we conduct applied research, convene luminaries from competing viewpoints, and construct programs and initiatives designed to achieve our overarching mission of building meaningful lives.

About Global Conference

The Global Conference convenes the best minds in the world to tackle the most stubborn challenges. That commitment to the power of ideas has set this event apart for two decades. It is a unique setting in which the individuals with the capital, power, and influence to move the world forward meet face-to-face with those whose expertise and creativity are reinventing industry, philanthropy, and media.

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

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