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"If you are passionate about economics, consider applying for an economics major internship. Completing an internship in a field related to economics can help you build you work experience and develop your skills in economics. You can also meet others who share your interest in economics and can help you reach your career goals. In this article, we explain what an economics major internship is, the benefits of one, tips for securing one and 10 types of economics major internships that could be perfect for you."

  • LinkedIn: To search for internship listings, go to the jobs tab at the top and put “internship” in the search box. Then refine your search by filling in the search box and filtering the results by "Location," "Job Type," etc. For example, searching for a “marketing internship” and choosing the "New York" location came up with "637 Marketing Intern Jobs in New York, New York, United States (43 new)". One downside: You can’t filter for paid or unpaid positions. The most valuable aspect of LinkedIn: is instantly seeing which of your contacts works at a company or knows people who work there.
  • Google: The power of a Google search is always helpful. For example, searching for “economics internship New York City” can get hits from popular job/internship search sites, such as, LinkedIn,, Glassdoor, etc.
  • Glass Door for Students: Career information and internship and employment searches especially for college students.

  • CareerBuilder: Major employment network for employers, recruiters, and job seekers, used to find jobs, post resumes, or look for articles and advice. Search by career category, company/industry, international.
  • Glassdoor: Glassdoor gets its internship listings from several sources, including company websites, partnerships with job boards, and directly from employers. It offers an instant way to search for salaries, company reviews, and descriptions of job interviews.
  • Searches thousands of company career sites and job boards. Browse by job title, company, category, and location.
  • Internjobs: A global database of internships and entry-level positions for students, recent graduates and career changers.
  • It offers job/internship listings from 60,000 employers. For example, searching for an "economics intern" in New York City yielded over 6,000 results. Then you can filter the results by "Compensation," "Required Education Level," etc.
  • New York City Jobs: The Jobs Express database, located at, sorts jobs by region and occupation and allows users to search jobs based on zip code and travel distance.
  • Monster: Career network that provides access to progressive companies.
  • USAJOBS: Offers valuable job experience, training opportunities, excellent benefits, and opportunity for advancement. A career in the Federal Government starts here.