The Department of Economics is seeking to hire four Economics majors for paid research internships for the spring 2022 semester.

Positions pay $15/hour for approximately 10 hours of work per week, up to $2,500 per internship. Spring research projects support CSU research centers on a variety of economics issues:


  • High School Education Performance,¬†assisting PAC@REDI and Dr. Niroj Bhattarai
  • Water/Sanitation Access, assisting PAC@REDI and Dr. Ray Miller
  • Instructional Staff Employment in Higher Education, assisting CSAL and Dr. Steven Shulman
  • Developing Novel Digital Dashboards for Rural Colorado, assisting REDI@ CSU and Dr. Stephan Weiler


To apply, a student must have (1) declared a major or minor in Economics (2) have completed both ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics and ECON 204 Principles of Macroeconomics with a grade of C or better and (3) have successfully completed ECON 235 Working with Data or ECON 335 Introduction to Econometrics prior to the start of the internship. Successful applicants will be prepared to assist the project with strong data and communication skills, but will also receive faculty mentorship throughout the semester to increase their knowledge and skills.

Interested students should review the available internships here and apply on Handshake (posting #5611160) by 11:55 PM on Friday, November 26. For more information, contact