Economics Internships & Opportunities

Research Opportunities

Stonehill Undergraduate Research Experience

S.U.R.E. is an opportunity for students who have completed their first year at Stonehill to perform significant, publishable, full-time research under the guidance of and in collaboration with an experienced faculty researcher.

Recent projects

  • Economics major Joanna Zecha ’14 worked with Linzy Brekke-Aloise, associate professor of History, on “Quantifying Early American Consumer Culture: Wardrobes and Wealth in Three Massachusetts Counties, 1780-1840.”
  • Economics major Alexis Trabucchi ’16 worked with Robert Rosenthal, professor of economics, on “Compensating the Wrongly Accused: Inequality Beyond Injustice” and presented her project at an annual conference of the Eastern Economics Association.

Eastern Economics Association

Stonehill economics students are consistently invited by the Eastern Economics Association to present their papers from the Capstone Seminar in Economic Research.


  • Siobhan McAlister ‘16: “Hey Lady, You Look Employable! Analysis of Street Harassment and Women’s Unemployment Using Google Trends”
  • Mounia El-Arar ‘16: “The Impact of the Foreign-Born Population on the United States Economy”
  • Daniel Bonneau ‘16: “Impact of Crime Rates in Center Cities on Neighboring Communities”

Internship Opportunities

Places where Stonehill students have recently interned include:

  • Allied Mortgage Capital
  • Children’s Hospital Trust
  • Eastern Bank
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Goldman Sachs
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Kiva (Microcredit Nonprofit)
  • Massachusetts Office of Business Development
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Pioneer Institute
  • Stonehill Center for Nonprofit Management

Networking Opportunities

Our Economics majors have attended and presented at meetings and seminars of professional associations such as:

  • The Eastern Economic Association
  • The Association of Private Enterprise Education
  • The Foundation for Economic Education

Career Developement Resources for Students

The Stonehill Career Development Center offers extensive assistance to students pursuing employment, advanced studies or postgraduate service opportunities. By completing internships and utilizing mentors, students are empowered to build lifelong career management skills.

Economics-specific career resources

  • Courses that incorporate Bloomberg Professional real time and historical data, widely used in financial market trading.
  • Extensive on-campus recruiting program for internships and entry-level jobs.
  • Annual career fairs and graduate school information sessions.
  • Externships and internships in New York; Washington, D.C.; and Los Angeles (weeklong and semesterlong programs).
  • Various industry-specific career lunches – government, nonprofits, sustainability, retail management and insurance.
  • Annual Economics Career Night

Active mentors

  • BNY Mellon
    Investment Specialist
  • Cambridge Associates
    Private Investment Analyst
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
    Associate Justice
  • Delta
  • GTECH Corporation
    Sr. Director Brand Licensing & Marketing
  • High Street Equity Advisors LLC
    Senior Managing Partner
  • National Association of Securities Dealers
    Senior Compliance Examiner
  • New York City Department of Small Business Services
    Training Partnership Manager
  • Northwestern Mutual
    Director of Operations
  • TD Bank N.A.
    Commercial Banking

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