Internship for PhD Students at Norges Bank – Oslo, Norway

Internship for PhD Students at Norges Bank – Oslo, Norway

Deadline: November 11, 2014

The Norges Bank Research invites PhD-students who are specializing within macroeconomics, banking and finance for research internships in Oslo, Norway.  This is an opportunity to experience an international environment that is at the forefront of applying recent research advances into monetary policy and analyses of financial stability. Interns are expected to collaborate closely with economists and other researchers at Norges Bank, with the aim to pursue a project until publication in an international academic journal. The internship will last for 3 months in 2015.

During their stay, interns are expected to give at least one seminar, and to interact with both policy staff and fellow researchers. Within one year of starting the internship, the internship project should result in a Norges Bank Working Paper.

Responsibilities

Interns would

  • Work on the approved research project.
  • Present preliminary results at an internal seminar during the internship.
  • Complete a working paper on the project within one year.

Remuneration

For selected interns,

  • Travel costs to Norway  will be covered.
  • They will receive a salary that covers accommodation and other costs of living in Norway.

Eligibility

  • Open to candidates enrolled in a PhD-program specializing within macroeconomics, banking and finance.
  • Candidates must have time to complete their research started at Norges Bank shortly after the internship has ended.

Application Process

  • Apply online.
  • Letters of recommendation can be sent directly to tonje.jensen@norges-bank.no.
  • Application must contain the following:
    • A project proposal of 2-5 pages. This serves to ensure that the research interests of selected candidates align with the interests of Norges Bank.
    • CV.
    • References and ongoing research.

For more information, visit Norge Bank Internship.

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