The department Pensions and Sustainable Financial Markets at the ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research invites applications for the position as a

Student Assistant (f/m/d)


  • Participation in current research projects in the research area
  • Preparation and analyses of microeconomic data sets
  • Insights into empirical economic research
  • Independent work in an attractive academic environment
  • Flexible and exam-friendly division of working hours


  • Enrolled master or advanced undergraduate student in economics (VWL), business administration (BWL) or political science
  • Interest in topics related to household finance, e.g. (long-term) financial decisions, pension systems, and the role of financial education and information
  • Very good IT skills (MS Office and Excel)
  • Knowledge of econometric software (e.g. Stata) is an advantage
  • Good language skills (German and English)
  • Reliability, diligence, commitment
  • Interest in a medium-term work accompanying your studies

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 Caroline Knebel • Phone: +49 621 1235-330

Start Date
September 2022 (or later)


Pensions and Sustainable Financial Markets

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

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