The Department of Economics offers professional guidance, academic support and funding resources to make the student experience as smooth and enjoyable as possible. For students in the MA in Applied Economics program, we also provide admissions and funding guidance and tailored resources for international students.
- Admitted Graduate Students: Next Steps
- Career Search Advice From a GW Economics Professor (PDF)
- CCAS Graduate Student Handbooks
- Graduate Student Forms
- Graduate Career Services
- GW Handshake (jobs, internships and career coaching)
- GW Libraries and Electronic Journals
- GW Schedule of Classes
- National Association for Business Economics Membership
- Student Research Commons
Washington, D.C., is home to dozens of economic consulting firms, think tanks, research and policy institutions, financial institutions and businesses that offer networking opportunities and internships to graduate students. Some of these entities worth exploring include:
- American Economics Association Careers
- Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook
- A Guide and Advice for Economics on the U.S. Junior Academic Job Market (PDF)
- Inter-American Development Bank Careers
- International Monetary Fund Careers
- Job Openings for Economists
- National Association for Business Economists
- NABE and CBE Professional Opportunities
- National Bureau of Economic Research
- Social Science Research Network
- World Bank Group and subentities:
Student Association for Graduate Economics (SAGE)
Organized by graduate students in the Economics Department, the Student Association for Graduate Economics (SAGE) holds events every semester including student research seminars, technical seminars, guidance on getting through the program and social events. SAGE also provides a forum to present and receive peer feedback on research.
Programming and Coding Support From GW Libraries
GW Libraries provides programming and software development consultation services throughout the year and in the summer to support digital scholarship. This service is offered to GW students, faculty and staff who are working on an academic or scholarly inquiry that requires coding. For personalized assistance, consider booking a consultation.
GW Academic Commons offers consultations on topics ranging from mapping data with a GIS specialist, getting help with statistical analyses, conducting research using social media data and more. Contact Academic Commons for assistance.