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Research Fellowship

Students in the MS-Economics and Policy Analysis program will have the opportunity to participate in a Research Fellowship during which students will work full time on Capitol Hill or some other executive branch, independent agency or not-for-profit, or corporation. Students will be immersed in analysis, research and policy making.

Students will also have a unique opportunity to develop an extensive network. In order to be eligible for the fellowship, students must have earned a course grade of B or better in ECO 505, ECO 506 and ECO 507 (Research Methods For Policy Analysis I). In addition to the academic requirements, students must also have departmental approval.

Previous Fellowship Positions

  • White House Fellow
  • Congressional Research Service
  • House Small Business Administration Committee
  • House Financial Services
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Progressive Policy Institute
  • Illinois State Representative Daniel Biss
  • Disability Rights Nebraska
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Fireman's Fund Insurance Company
  • RCM Financial Services
  • Congressman Danny Davis (IL)
  • Congressman Donald Manzullo (IL)
  • Congressman Bobby L. Rush (IL)
  • Senator Herbert Kohl (WI)
  • Senator Ron Johnson (WI)