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2019 NERA PhD Summer Intern

Location: New York, New York, United States

Company: Oliver Wyman

Job ID NEW008CP-en

NERA Economic Consulting (http://www.nera.com/) is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For over half a century, NERA's economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world’s leading law firms and corporations. We bring academic rigor, objectivity, and real world industry experience to bear on issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation.

NERA’s clients value our ability to apply and communicate state-of-the-art approaches clearly and convincingly, our commitment to deliver unbiased findings, and our reputation for quality and independence. Our clients rely on the integrity and skills of our unparalleled team of economists and other experts backed by the resources and reliability of one of the world’s largest economic consultancies. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from more than 25 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

We are looking for Ph.D. (2020 grads) Summer Interns for many of our offices, including Boston, New York City, San Francisco, Washington, DC and White Plains, NY.

As an intern, you will help support our senior staff and may provide research, analyses and advice to clients in one or more of our practice areas. Responsibilities may include collecting market, industry, company, and competitor information as needed for casework; building and using spreadsheet models and applying econometric analysis to economic and financial data; reviewing, summarizing and analyzing industry trends; creating trial exhibits; drafting memos, expert reports and presentation materials; and participating in client and team meetings and conference calls. The ability to use statistical software and programming languages is essential for some positions. This is a team-based, multi-task environment that requires precision work that is both quantitative and qualitative often with tight deadlines. The qualified candidate will work independently within a team environment on client advisory projects and litigation casework related to quantitative financial and economic analysis across several industries and markets.

We are seeking Ph.D. candidates in economics, statistics, finance, or a related field with training in econometrics and quantitative methods. Candidates should have exceptional analytic skills and strong academic records. Qualified candidates must be detail-oriented have the ability to think analytically and critically, and have excellent oral and written communications skills; fluent in English. Candidates will be highly efficient using desktop tools such as MS Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and be adept at online research. Capabilities with analytical software environments such as SAS and Stata is a plus.

Interns work a minimum 40-hours per week and are paid overtime after 40 hours. We ask for commitment of 10 consecutive weeks between June and August.  

For immediate consideration, please visit the US Career section of our website (http://www.nera.com/) and apply to the Summer Intern position by creating your personal profile and submitting your resume, cover letter (with geographic preference) and unofficial transcript. Only those applicants who complete their profile completely will be considered.

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