Job offer of March 13, 2023
The department of “Macroeconomics” at DIW Berlin is looking for a Research Intern (m/f/div), full-time, for the project “Trade and the wealth of nations: A micro view since 1870”, a joint project with Adrien Matray (Princeton University) and Chenzi Xu (Stanford University) starting at the earliest possible date. The research intern will actively participate in an ambitious empirical research project that studies the composition of bilateral trade flows over the last 150 years. We have a particular focus on understanding which products of trade were detrimental versus beneficial for countries economic development over the last 150 years and the impact of geo-economic conflicts on critical resources.
We are looking for a student who
German language skills are not required.
Please submit your application via the application form on
The internship position is limited to three months. Please take time to address all bullet points as only complete applications will be considered. Missing documents can be submitted to the Service Department Human Resources and Organisation at a later stage provided that the intention to do so is stated in the application.
Please note that you have to be enrolled as a student to be considered for this position. If you are in between programs or if you plan to complete your degree halfway through the contract, we cannot take your application into consideration. Please note that we can only consider applications received via our online tool.
In order to be eligible for this position you have to hold EU citizenship or need to be able to provide a work permit that is valid throughout the time of your contract. Please inform yourself about the work permit application procedure and eligibility before you apply to this internship position and be aware that the application procedure for a work permit might take up to three months.
We highly appreciate diversity and are thus pleased to receive any application - irrespective of gender, nationality, disability, or ethnic and social background.
Further information about DIW Berlin can be found on our homepage at www.diw.de. For information on the field of work, please contact Dr. Josefin Meyer (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Founded in 1925, DIW Berlin (the German Institute for Economic Research) is one of the leading economic research institutes in Germany. The Institute analyzes the economic and social aspects of topical issues, formulating and disseminating policy advice based on its research findings. DIW Berlin is part of both the national and international scientific communities, provides research infrastructure to academics all over the world, and promotes the next generation of scientists. A member of the Leibniz Association, DIW Berlin is independent and primarily publicly funded.