Careers in Research, Teaching and Policy
PhDs at Brandeis IBS develop the analytical and technical skills required for research, consulting, teaching, and high-level policy making in international economics and finance. They have proceeded to pursue PhD jobs in education as well as in the private and public sectors.
While completing their coursework and research, some PhD candidates have simultaneously maintained internships or summer jobs in organizations such as State Street, Harvard Business School, the Institute of International Economics, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
PhD Graduates in the Workforce
As Deputy Division Chief of the Asia and Pacific Department at the International Monetary Fund, Dr. Olaf Unteroberdoerster PhD ’98 has advised companies and governments on key economic issues around the world. Read more about Olaf, check out profiles of other PhD alums, and see below for a sampling of the jobs of other graduates from our program.
|Bank of America||Financial Economist||Boston|
|Brattle Group||Litigation Support||Cambridge, MA|
|Citibank||Head of Strategy||Chicago|
|European Investment Bank||Head of Disbursement||Luxembourg|
|Federal Reserve||Economist||Washington, DC|
|IMF||Senior Economist||Washington, DC|
|INCAE Business School||Faculty||Costa Rica|
|National University of Singapore||Faculty||Singapore|
|Williams College||Professor||Williamstown, MA|