- American Enterprise Institute
AEI is a think tank that sometimes provides paid internships, fellowships, and staffwork.
An example of a consultants staff and consulting work.
- CIA Analytical Positions
- Columbia University Bibliography of Think Tanks
Provides a bibliography of think tanks including some internet links.
- Entry Point! American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Offering Outstanding Internship Opportunities for Students with Disabilities in Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, and some fields of Business.
- Federal Reserve
Independent agency so Fedaral Reserve jobs frequently are not on USAJOBS.
- General Accountability Office
- Global Insight (One of world's largest econonomic consulting firms)
Some people start in their sales office where they get to know the work GI does and then move into one of the consulting divisions. A foot in the door would go a long ways in your practical skills and knowledge development.
- Google Search Policy and Economics
Scroll to the bottom of the bulletin board message thread and you will find a very long list of policy organizations which might hire someone with an economics and policy education.
- Hollywood Internships
Intern Services International
Created by Producers, Managers, and Agents working in Hollywood.
- ICF Consulting Group, Inc.
ICF Consulting is a management, technology, and policy consulting firm that focuses on such industries as energy, environment, homeland security, community development, and transportation.
- The Institute for Policy Studies
- NABE (National Association of Business Economics)
Information about internships and research opportunities.
- New York Internships
- Office of the President
- Public Interest/Public Policy
- RCF Consulting
An economic consulting firm led by internationally renowned economists.
- Smithsonian Institute Internships-Fellowships Washington D.C.
- State and Regional Policy Groups
- Think Tanks
A guide providing ideas on how to locate Think Tanks around the world.
- U.S. Department of Labor
- U.S. House of Representatives
A listing of staff positions with the U.S. House of Representatives. Legislative branch usually doesn’t post to USAJOBS so you must go to individual sites. Legislative assistants can be a hot ticket to future jobs (a lot of work but you make contacts and learn the ropes).
- U.S. Postal Service
The USPS headquarters has many jobs for economists although the frequency of economist postings are spotty. As with most independent agencies, jobs usually are not shown in USAJOBS.
- U.S. Senate
A listing of staff positions with the U.S. Senate. Legislative branch usually doesn’t post to USAJOBS so you must go to individual sites. Legislative assistants can be a hot ticket to future jobs (a lot of work but you make contacts and learn the ropes).
- US State Department Internships, US and Abroad
- World Bank
Consulting firms can be a foot in the door into federal agencies. These days a large number of the federal hires come from consultant employees working on federal projects.
- Abt Associates Inc.
A wide variety of goverment and business consulting and research jobs. Profiles of employees in various sections of the company.
Accenture’s employment page features informative articles as well as information on consulting opportunities with the company.
- APCO Worldwide
Global communication consulting firm.
- Arthur D. Little
Global career opportunities in Management and Environment and Risk Consulting, Technology and Innovation and Non-consulting.
- A.T. Kearney
Detailed information about the application process, lifestyle, daily work, and company culture at this management consulting firm.
- Bain & Company Inc.
Since Bain was founded, they have worked with over 2,500 clients in virtually every industry and capability area. There is an opportunity to work on a wide range of corporate clients, private equity, venture capital, community projects and internal management.
They continue to expand their global footprint. With experienced professionals located in many of the world’s major and emerging business centers.
- Bechtel Consulting
Bechtel provides premier technical, management, and directly related services to develop, manage, engineer, build, and operate installations for customers worldwide. Their 47,000 employees are teamed with customers, partners, and suppliers on some 900 projects in nearly 60 countries.
- Booz Allen Hamilton
With locations in Egypt, Korea and Romania, BA&H is a one-stop shop for consulting information and current job openings.
- Boston Consulting Group
Click on "beyond BCG" for descriptions of the career advancement prospects for associates and consultants at the firm. An interview preparation section offers help for case interviews, giving sample cases and brain teasers to get those brain cells moving.
- Carana Corporation
CARANA Corporation is an international consulting firm specializing in economic development, and dedicated to improving economic well-being and social justice in developing and transition economies.
- Casals & Associates
Casals & Associates, Inc. (C&A) is an international management consulting and communications firm helping public and private clients promote ideas and create change in a variety of languages and cultural contexts. Internationally, the company specializes in anti-corruption and good governance, democracy consolidation in conflict situations, civil society strengthening, public awareness and communications, rule of law and justice, and government financial management and audit.
Chemonics International is a global consulting firm promoting economic growth and higher living standards in developing countries. With offices on five continents and close to 1,000 employees, Chemonics is one of the world's largest firms focusing exclusively on international development.
- Consultants International Group
Founded in 1981 in Washington, DC, CIG specializes in the development of business ventures and the solution of business problems for European and Japanese companies operating in North America.
- Corporate Executive Board
The Corporate Executive Board provides best practices research and executive education to a membership of the world's leading corporations and not-for-profit institutions.
- Deloitte & Touche
Links to all three Deloitte sites: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Deloitte & Touche and Deloitte Consulting. The section on culture is a thorough introduction to benefits related to consulting with D&T.
- Development Alternatives Inc. (DAI)
DAI provides economic development solutions to businesses and governments worldwide. By offering challenging assignments, management systems based on teamwork, and an ownership stake in the company, we attract and retain a highly talented professional staff. DAI is one of the leading U.S. consulting firms providing technical assistance to programs, projects, and institutions worldwide.
- Dynamic Strategies Asia, LC
DSA is a consultancy focused on influencing developments and decision makers in Japan. DSA provides a broad range of corporate outreach services including:enhancement of corporate affairs capabilities, detailed business intelligence and analysis on key policy issues, counsel for effective management of external relations.
- Ernst & Young
Get the "hard sell" on why consulting for Ernst and Young is right for you.
- Eurasia Group
Eurasia Group is a research and consulting firm that focuses on political-risk analysis and industry research for global markets. Eurasia Group has expertise on 65 countries in Asia, Latin America, Emerging Europe & Eurasia, and Middle East & Africa.
- ICF Consulting
ICF Consulting is a leading management, technology, and policy consulting firm that develops solutions to complex issues related to energy, environment, community development and transportation.
- International Business-Government Counsellors
IBC is a Washington, DC based international government relations firm that assists companies in international government relations activities affecting their global operations. IBC's clients include major multinational companies based in the U.S., Asia and Europe.
- John Snow, Inc.
JSI provides an extensive range of research and consulting services in the health care and service sectors. JSI brings creativity and innovation to all our endeavors. We value our partnerships with clients. Our assets include strong working teams on all projects; easy access to a broad range of disciplines; and flexibility and responsiveness to client needs.
- Kamsky Associates, Inc.
Kamsky Associates, Inc. has been at the forefront of efforts to bring international capital and know-how to China under mutually beneficial terms to foreign and Chinese partners. Its activities include direct investment and fund management across the region.
- Khulisa Management Services
Khulisa Management Services (Khulisa) is a Project Management and Development-consulting firm offering quality services throughout southern Africa. With offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town, Khulisa focuses on equitable growth and development for southern Africa.
- KPMG Peat Marwick
Learn about KPMG’s local and international work opportunities.
- McKinsey & Company
The "follow a project" link gives the job seeker a fair look at the level of time and commitment needed to see a project through to its completion.
- Nathan Associates Inc.
Nathan Associates has served a wide range of clients in the public and private sectors throughout the United States, Africa and the Middle East, Asia, South America, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Europe. These clients include: Manufacturers; Law firms; U.S. and foreign associations of manufacturers, exporters, importers, and service providers; USAID; U.S. state and local governments; Foreign governments; and multilateral lending agencies.
Click on stories on the left to read about the corporate culture in various PWC offices worldwide.
- The QED Group, LLC
The QED Group, LLC is an 8(a) certified consulting firm specializing in economic research and management consulting. The group welcomes resumes and CVs from individuals interested in joining as employees, consultants, short-term contracts, or interns.
- Rhoton Hill Group
Rhoton Hill Group is a management consulting firm specializing in international marketing, corporate communications, public affairs and strategic planning.Rhôton Hill Group helps clients maximize opportunities by defining market objectives, developing practical strategies and implementing effective programs.
- The Services Group
The Services Group is an international economic consulting company providing countries and businesses specialized advisory services to facilitate growth.
- Towers Perrin
Towers Perrin is one of the world’s largest global management consulting firms, assisting organizations in managing people, performance and risk.
- WetFeetPress on Consulting
Links to consulting firm sites and helpful articles on case interviewing.
- Zemi Communications LLC
Zemi Communications provides world class communication strategies and public relations services to clients who share a common characteristic: the need to communicate effectively with audiences outside their domestic markets.