Brandeis International Business School

Careers in Research, Teaching and Policy

PhD candidates at the International Business School develop the analytical and technical skills required for research, teaching, high-level policy making and consulting in international economics and finance.

They proceed to pursue PhD jobs in education as well as in the public and private sectors.

Employers Hiring Our Graduates

Students graduating in recent years have been placed at the following institutions:

Academic Non-Academic
The American University (Cairo) Analysis Group
University of Auckland Business School Bank of America
Bocconi University Bank of Japan
City College of New York Bank of the Netherlands
Copenhagen Business School Bates White
Lingnan University (Hong Kong) Berkeley Research Group
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) BlackRock
National Chengchi University (Taiwan) Brattle Group
National University of Singapore Cornerstone Research
New Jersey Institute of Technology DC Howe
Norwegian School of Economics
and Business Administration
Federal Reserve, Board of Governors
University of Manitoba Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
University of Western Ontario Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Seton Hall The International Monetary Fund
Williams College MSCI/Barra
York University Standard and Poors
State Street Global Advisors
The World Bank

While completing their coursework and research, some PhD candidates have simultaneously maintained internships or summer jobs at organizations such as State Street, Harvard Business School, the Institute of International Economics, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

PhD Alumni Success Stories

Caroline Kollau
Caroline Kollau

Director International Market Regulation and Trade Policy, Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs

PhD’99 | The Netherlands

Vina Nguyen
Vina Nguyen

Economist, International Monetary Fund

PhD’14 | Vietnam

Lara Loewenstein
Lara Loewenstein

Research Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

MA’12, PhD’16 | United States

Raffi Garcia
Raffi Garcia

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

PhD’18 | Dominican Republic

Rawley Heimer
Rawley Heimer

Boston College

PhD’13 | United States

Satyam Panday
Satyam Panday

Standard & Poor's Rating Services

PhD’13 | Nepal

Eugene Kiselev
Eugene Kiselev

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

PhD’13 | Russia

Cecilia Maya
Cecilia Maya

Chief Operating Officer, Markets, XM

MA’00, PhD’04 | Colombia

Olaf Unteroberdoerster
Olaf Unteroberdoerster

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

PhD’98 | Germany