Research Jobs Before Grad School

Penn Economics is an active member of, which serves as a clearinghouse for the rapidly-expanding economics predoc labor market. (“Predoc” refers to a position taken upon completion of the undergraduate degree, at an institution typically different from Penn, involving 1-3 years of full-time research assistant employment with the intention of then joining an economics Ph.D. program.) is a valuable tool for Penn Economics seniors looking for predoc positions at other leading institutions, and more generally for all Economics majors curious about routes to a Ph.D.