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Upcoming events and opportunities:
Internship Course Selection Panel
Date: Monday, November 23rd @ 7PM
Students will hear different stories from our panelists that will help prepare them for the encounters and situations that arise during internships. We will discuss the recruitment process, interview tips, and the internships themselves and what students learned during the experience. Our panelists have had internships with the Fed Board, Center for Financial Stability, and Economic Consulting.
Some of our previous events:
John Nash "A Beautiful Mind" Movie and Lecture
John Forbes Nash, Jr. was an American mathematician, whose theories are used in economics and other fields. Join us for a lecture on John Nash and the history of game theory and to watch the Oscar-winning biographical drama A Beautiful Mind.
The Interconnectivity of Banks and the Global Financial Crisis with Camelia Miniou
Camelia Miniou currently works in the Research Department on fiscal policy at the IMF and discussed the interconnectivity of banks and how that contributed to the global financial crisis. We really enjoyed her presentation, and many students were able to ask questions at the end.
A Discussion with Jared Bernstein
Jared Bernstein was the Chief Economist and Economic Adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, executive director of the White House Task Force on the Middle Class, and a member of President Obama's economic team. Today, he is a Senior Fellow at the Center of Budget and Policy Priorities.
Columbia Business School Research
Learn about Columbia Business School's Full-time Research Associate Program, Summer Research Internship Program, and PhD Program. These programs are great for students who want to leverage their analytical skills to work on cutting-edge research in math, computing, and social sciences.
Manhattan Prep Grad School Week
This three-day program helps students who are interested in pursuing an MBA, Law Degree, or any other masters degree. Manhattan Prep teachers give free lessons and offer tips on how to do well on the GMAT, LSAT, and GRE.
Final Exam Study Break
Study with fellow UES members. Cookies and coffee will be provided in Van Pelt Library
Participate in discussions about economics and current events. Topics range from the Eurozone Crisis to the impact of energy prices on firms and policymakers.
A Professor of Business Journalism at Columbia University, Dr. Sylvia Nasar is a former economic correspondent for The New York Times and the author of the bestseller A Beautiful Mind . Nasar will be speaking on the revival of interest in Karl Marx and the myths surrounding his economic theories.