The Research Department Economics of Innovation and Industrial Dynamics at the ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research is looking for a

Summer Internship (f/m/d)


  • Insights into applied microeconomic research with a focus on the Chinese economy
  • In particular, support in preparing and analysing microeconomic data
  • Analysis of China’s policy and institutional setting
  • Opportunity to attend seminars and develop own research ideas
  • Insights for 3 month (between June 1 and September 30)


  • Enrolled student in economics, applied mathematics, computer science, or data science (your last exam must take place after the end of your internship at ZEW)
  • Excellent command of English and decent Chinese reading skills
  • Interest in working with large data sets and mining unstructured data
  • Good programming skills (especially Stata, R, Python)
  • Reliability and independent work

IF INTERESTED, please upload your application (motivation letter, CV, a current transcript of records, and your enrollment certificate) via the online application form on our website.

CONTACT Dr. Philipp Boeing • Phone: +49 621 1235-189


Innovationsökonomik und Unternehmensdynamik

ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
L7, 1 · 68161 Mannheim · Germany

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