As of 15 July, 2021
MS ECON Weekly Career Bulletin July 15, 2021
- On Campus and Part time Job opportunities * UPDATES*
- Job and Internship Postings
- Share your success stories!
- Virtual Summer Events
- ECON 684: Internship for Credit Applications
- Salary Negotiation Workshop
On Campus and Part time Opportunities:
Graduate Assistant with the Student Organization Finance Center (SOFC)
The Student Organization Finance Center (SOFC) is looking for a Graduate Assistant to perform auditing. The position requires a background/coursework in accounting. If you are interested in this position, please email your resume and course schedule to email@example.com
Please keep in mind these positions fill quickly, so if you are interested, don’t wait to apply.
Student Worker positions at the University Libraries:
Work for the University Libraries!
The University Libraries are looking for Student Workers!
The Libraries are one of the largest employers of students on campus and we currently have many positions to fill for summer and fall.
Students like working at the Libraries because:
- We have multiple locations across campus that are convenient to you
- We offer flexible schedules including split-shifts, mornings, afternoons and evenings
- We offer scholarship opportunities to our student workers
- Long-term workers qualify for raises
- You can find work behind the scenes or work directly with the public
- You will receive formal evaluations that can help you with future job searches
- Many of our positions will support your work with your major
- We are a fun place with cool things!
For more information about student employment at Texas A&M and what jobs are available in the Libraries, visit jobsforaggies.tamu.edu.
Instructions on finding Library Jobs
Go to Search
Position Type: Part Time Employment
Open More Filters
Position Category: Library
If you need further assistance, please reach out to Sonia Gonzalez in the Libraries Business Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jobs for Aggies:
If you are looking for a part time job, make sure to check out Jobs for Aggies. There are always new listings for departments on campus that are looking for student workers. On campus positions sponsored by TAMU are almost always open to ALL students (international and domestic). Another benefit to on campus work is that they will be flexible with your academic schedule. Off campus positions are posed here as well, but these positions will vary in their ability to hire International students.
We have had recruiters tell us that when you are starting to build your resume, demonstrating that you were able to balance work, life and school with a part time job is a good indicator of success. It also gives you a chance to build contacts, get a great work reference from someone who is currently your supervisor and gain valuable on the job skills. You don’t have to necessarily have a job that it economics related while you are in school to gain multiple benefits from it. Currently there are 148 positions posted on Jobs for Aggies.
Check out Jobs for Aggies here You do not need to create an account to browse the jobs, but you will need to if you decide to apply.
Internships and Job Postings:
Shenzhen Finance Institute –Full time Tutor
GM Financial- Economist II – OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS! GM Financial specifically emailed me with this job opportunity and asked me to pass it along to our students. They said that they are open to hiring recent graduates (May) for this position and they are open to sponsorship. If you are graduating in May and are looking for a job, I highly encourage you to check this one out. We have other aggies who are currently working for GM Financial as well. See the full job posting and apply here If you have any questions please also feel free to reach out to the GM Financial recruiter Michelle Croad at Michelle.Croad@gmfinancial.com
EY Full Time openings in San Antonio Office-Open to All Students
One of our former students that is now working for EY in Houston has sent me a few employment opportunities they would like for me to share with you all. If you are graduating in May I would encourage you to check out the job postings. If you are a student who would require sponsorship, I would encourage you to apply for these positions as well as EY has hired our international students in the past. These are great opportunities in the San Antonio area. If you have any specific questions, please let me know and Ill see if our former student would like to share their contact with you. Please click HERE and HERE for additional information on the positions and how to apply.
Research Assistant at Shenzhen Finance Institute, CUHK-Shenzhen
For students who are in or looking to return to China for full time employment, please click HERE for information for a full time position with Shenzhen Finance Institute. This position was sent to me by the finance institute so they are looking for our students.
Capital One-Full Time- Open to ALL STUDENTS Quantitative Analyst – Model Validation
The description says Capital One WILL consider sponsoring a new qualified application for employment authorization for the position. I would encourage any international student who is looking for full time work in the US to look at this position. Please see the posting here
Share your success stories!
Did you secure an internship, job, or research experience and would you like to be featured on the Career Center’s social media pages? If so, please fill out this google doc and share your experience. I would love to see your success highlighted and shared with the Aggie community!
- Intelligence Community 1:1 Calls – Office Hours by phone:Talk one-on-one with an Intelligence Community Recruiter to explore career and paid internship opportunities and life at their Agency. These are informal sessions—not job interviews—but please prepare for the call with your own research about the Agency’s mission, career opportunities, and hiring process. We can discuss resume style, cover letters, preparing for any interview, or anything else regarding working at the Agency. Undergraduates and Graduates of all academic disciplines are encouraged to attend. All USG IC positions require US citizenship and relocation to the Washington, DC metropolitan area.In order to participate in this phone call with the recruiter, 1. students must not have already submitted an application on https://cia.gov and 2. they must be currently present in the United States of America at the time of the call. This means that students currently studying abroad are NOT eligible to participate.
Students will submit their interest on this google form, https://tx.ag/intelligencecommunity.
An email will be sent out to all students that have signed up on the google form on Friday, July 16 at 11:45am. Since there is a limited number of slots, students that can’t get a time will be put on a waitlist for a future phone call opportunity.
ECON 684: Internship for Credit Applications:
Are now closed and no longer being accepted for Summer 2021. If you have an internship for Fall 2021, please email Paula Verdegaal at email@example.com
Salary Negotiation Workshop:
According to research done by the American Association of University Women (AAUW), women working full time in the United States are typically paid just 82 percent of what men are paid. Though women now outpace men in higher education, women also hold nearly two-thirds of the outstanding student debt in the United States. Moreover, only about 7 percent of women attempt to negotiate for a higher salary in their first job, compared to 57 percent of men.
A 2016 research study from Glassdoor found that 59 percent of American employees accepted the salary they were first offered and did not negotiate. The study further reveals that when it comes to successfully securing a higher salary, only 1 in 10 (or 10%) of U.S. employees report negotiating their salary and getting more money in their current or most recent job.
To ensure that all Texas A&M students are prepared to negotiate a fair salary upon graduation, we are offering AAUW Start Smart and AAUW Work Smart Salary Negotiation Workshops. Due to health and safety concerns, all summer workshops will be delivered via Zoom. Participants will receive the Zoom link and password once they have registered for the workshop. There will be both in person and Zoom options in the fall.
AAUW Start Smart and AAUW Work Smart Salary Negotiation Workshops teach participants how to negotiate for a fair salary. In every two-and-a-half-hour workshop, participants gain confidence in their negotiation styles through facilitated discussion and role-play, and learn:
- How to identify and articulate their personal value.
- How to develop an arsenal of persuasive responses and other negotiation strategies.
- How to conduct objective market research to benchmark a target salary and benefits.
- Information on the wage gap, including its long-term consequences.
The AAUW Start Smart Workshop is ideal for students who are preparing to enter the professional job force for the first time. In addition to the skills listed above, students learn how to research the cost of living in the location where they plan to live and how to build a basic budget, which informs their salary ask.
Start Smart Workshops:
- Tuesday, July 13 | 5:30 – 8 p.m. | Zoom
- Monday, September 20 | 5:30 – 8 p.m. | Zoom
- Tuesday, October 19 | 5:30 – 8 p.m. | In-person
- Monday, November 15 | 5:30 – 8 p.m. | Zoom
The AAUW Work Smart Workshop is better suited to students who may have already been in the workforce and have experience with personal budgeting. This workshop dives deeper into salary negotiation, including how to negotiate raises with your supervisor.
We recommend that students choose to attend an AAUW Start Smart Workshop or an AAUW Work Smart Workshop three to four months before they plan to start their post-graduate job search. Each workshop is limited to 20 participants. Pre-registration is required. All Texas A&M University students are welcome to attend AAUW Smart Start and AAUW Work Smart Workshops regardless of gender identity.
Work Smart Workshops:
- Tuesday, September 28 | 5:30 – 8 p.m. | Zoom
- Wednesday, October 27 | 5:30 – 8 p.m. | In-person
- Wednesday, November 17 | 5:30 – 8 p.m. | Zoom
Direct questions or concerns about AAUW Start Smart or AAUW Work Smart Workshops via email to the Women’s Resource Center or call 979.845.8784.
Taylor Tyson-Knapp | she/her | Coordinator
Women’s Resource Center | Division of Student Affairs | Texas A&M University
1257 TAMU | College Station, TX 77843-1257
Paula Verdegaal (she/her/hers) |
Program Coordinator II|
Department of Economics |Texas A&M University
4228 TAMU | 208 Liberal Arts & Social Science Building (LASB)
2935 Research Pkwy
College Station, TX 77843
To make an appointment: https://calendly.com/paulav99