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First-Year Foundations - Cornerstone Research

Company: Cornerstone Research
Location: Austin
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

We invite you to participate in Cornerstone Research's First-Year Foundations program, which will be held virtually on Wednesday, May 31st 10:00AM - 2:30PM EST OR 4:00PM-8:30PM ESTDo you have an interest in economics or finance? How about the intersection of law and business? Cornerstone Research's First-Year Foundations program is the perfect opportunity for you to learn about the world of economic consulting - a niche industry that uses the principles of economics, finance, and data in legal/regulatory proceedings to help resolve front-page problems!First-Year Foundations is a one-day career development program targeting underrepresented first-year students (graduating in 2026). During the program, you'll participate in a series of learning experiences designed to give you the tools and resources you need to navigate the economic consulting industry and gain insight from current consultants. If you are looking for an opportunity that will give you exposure to a new industry, career options, and lasting network connections, First-Year Foundations is a great fit for you!QualificationsMinimum qualifications:

  • Must be a first-year undergraduate student currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree with an anticipated graduation in spring/summer 2026
  • Self-identify with at least one historically underrepresented group: Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, East Asian, South/Southeast Asian, Middle Eastern, Native American, LGBTQ+, Veteran, disabled, and/or first generation college student
  • Strong interest in economics, finance, and/or consulting
  • Available for the full program durationPreferred qualifications:
    • Taken/or enrolled in one college-level economics or finance-related course by the time of the program
    • Minimum GPA of 3.3To apply for First-Year Foundations, please complete our application and be sure to include your resume and unofficial transcript* by 11:59pm EST March 31st, 2023. Note that as part of the application, you will be asked to write a 250-300 word statement describing your interest in the program.*We recognize that some institutions have not issued grades for recent semesters. This is not a problem; please still submit a transcript/list of classes takenCornerstone Research provides Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to legally protected categories, such as age, sex, gender, gender identity, race, color, creed/religious belief, medical condition, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information or testing, disability, marital status, pregnancy status, military status, veteran status, arrest or conviction record (except where permitted by law), sexual orientation, ethnic background, citizen status, ancestry, national origin, or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law.

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