Intern

Beijing /
Competition Practice – Beijing /
Fixed-term
We are one of the world’s leading economic consulting firms. We strive to recruit and develop talented people to work together to produce meaningful economic analysis of exceptional quality, and to create a positive impact on our clients and society.

Our Competition Practice provides expert economic advice on competition policy, economic and financial regulation, public policy and the assessment of damages in complex disputes. We are looking to hire economists to help us to provide advice to our clients on some of the most high-profile cases before competition authorities regulators and courts in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond.

We believe that working in diverse teams, where everybody’s views are considered and respected, helps us to deliver work of the highest standards of quality and integrity.

About the Opportunity:
Our Beijing Office has an immediate opening for an Intern position. The internship is expected to last for three months (but could be shorter or longer depending on the intern’s specific situation and the needs of the firm). Upon satisfactory completion of the internship, a full-time job offer may be extended to the intern.

The position demands knowledge of or interest in economics, a broad range of research skills, and the ability to perform quantitative analysis. Interns work with case teams in nearly all aspects of our projects including a variety of quantitative and qualitative tasks, such as: (a) gathering data and performing analyses, including spreadsheet modeling; (b) conducting industry research; (c) reviewing analyst reports and business documents produced in litigation and merger analysis; (d) assisting with the production of expert reports, government filings, and client presentations; and (e) ensuring the quality of all work product.

Key Responsibilities:
We seek candidates with strong academic backgrounds who are in their last year of undergraduate or master's studies or have already graduated. Individuals who have completed significant coursework in economics and mathematics (or other quantitative disciplines) are encouraged to apply. Knowledge of Excel and statistical programming packages such as STATA. Python, SAS or R are preferred. Candidates must be highly motivated, analytical, detail oriented, able to work independently or in teams, and have excellent oral and written communication skills.
A cover letter, resume, transcript, and a writing sample must be submitted to be considered for the position.

About Compass Lexecon:
 
Compass Lexecon is internationally recognized as a leading economic consulting firm with 22 offices around the world. Compass Lexecon provides economic analysis, business advice, and litigation support to industry organizations, governments, major corporations throughout the U.S. and abroad, and law firms.  Our firm specializes in microeconomic issues of competition, antitrust, and regulation in such sectors as high-tech, pharmaceutical, energy, environment, transportation, information, communications, entertainment, property rights, and manufacturing. Compass Lexecon is comprised of a unique combination of leading economic researchers, individuals at the forefront of public policy debates, and a team with extensive consulting experience. Our staff has experience and education that span a variety of industries and disciplines. 

Compass Lexecon is an Equal Opportunities Employer.