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Brickell Metcalf Summer Research Professional at Becker Friedman Institute, Quentin Vandeweyer

This internship is part of the University’s Jeff Metcalf Internship Program. Please review the Metcalf Interns’ Responsibility Notice to learn more about program requirements for Metcalf interns.

This internship is funded by the Brickell Metcalf Internship program. Students will receive a stipend amount of $5,000 dollars which will be issued directly through Career Advancement.

Job description – Prof. Quentin Vandeweyer
Booth School of Business
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is the graduate business school of the University of Chicago. Founded in 1898, Chicago Booth is the second-oldest business school in the U.S. and is associated with 9 Nobel laureates in the Economic Sciences, more than any other business school in the world.
Job Title and Work Location
Research Professionals work with faculty to collect data, maintain databases, conduct statistical analysis, help develop financial and econometric models, and provide other support associated with faculty research. The Research Professional will take part in a research project on crypto-currencies.
Job Duties and Responsibilities 
1.         Collects data, conducts complex statistical analysis, writes statistical software programs, and organizes the presentation of results.
2.         Creates charts, tables, and descriptive text for presentations. 
3.         Maintains databases, reviews background materials, and performs preliminary research.
4.         Helps develop financial and econometric models.
5.         Other duties as requested.
1.         Familiarity with Stata is required. Familiarity with other mathematical and statistics software/languages such as R, Python, and Matlab is preferred.
2.         Ability to work well independently, as well as with others, and to meet deadlines under pressure is required.
Required Materials
A resume/CV, cover letter, and complete postsecondary transcripts attached as document.
Class Year Eligibility
Second and third year students are eligible to apply for Metcalf opportunities
Expiration Date
The position will be listed on Handshake for 2-3 weeks and interviews scheduled within one week from the date that the application materials are received.