Suitable candidates must have the enthusiasm and determination to succeed as applied macroeconomists. They must be able to learn quickly, write clearly and work to tight deadlines.
Successful applicants are likely to be undergraduates in their last year at university, studying economics or a closely related subject. Applicants should have or expect to achieve either a first class degree or strong upper second class degree. We will also consider candidates who already have a Masters degree in economics or limited work experience.
Successful applicants will benefit from a competitive salary, excellent on-the-job experience and training, sponsorship to study for a Masters degree or other qualification, and opportunities to develop their career as a macroeconomist within the firm.
At Capital Economics, we are striving to create a diverse workforce and inclusive environment, which we believe are critical to help us make better decisions for the company, our employees and our clients. A diverse and inclusive workplace makes for more innovative, engaged and empowered employees, from whom business strength can be derived. This is particularly important in macroeconomic research, which relies on a diversity of views and opinions to be relevant and insightful.
Capital Economics is committed to equality, inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from all candidates regardless of ethnicity, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or gender identity.
Please submit a CV with a short covering letter explaining why you want to be a professional economist, why you want to work for Capital Economics and why you are suited to the role. Also, please indicate how you heard about the Capital Economics graduate training scheme.