Internships and Careers

Economics Internship Program

Because we are preparing our graduates to be productive members of society, we consider it part of our responsibility to offer qualified economics students a “real life” academic learning experience. The internship program provides students valuable exposure to the use of economic theory outside of the classroom environment. 


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Economics Internships


Point of Contact


American AgCredit

Human Resources
(707) 521-6147

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Notes: Applications are accepted until January 1 (for the following summer). Qualified candidates are on track to graduate within 1 or 2 years, with at least a 3.0 GPA. Prior banking experience is highly desired.

Ryan Larson

Manager, South Denver Branch
(844) 296-4055 ext. 5760


Chris Hoag 

Manager, Broomfield Branch
(303) 262-1015 ext. 3702

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Notes: Apply in fall for summer internship the next year. Internship options include full-time during the summer (our most common option) and part-time during the school year.

Centennial State Financial

Kari Steckman

Director, Recruiting & Business Development
(303) 779-6550

By Email

City and County of Denver

Nicole Kim

Campus Relations Specialist Talent Acquisition, Office of Human Resources
(720) 913-5660

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City and County of Denver - Denver International Airport

Andrea Knight

Associate Recruiter
(303) 342-4598

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Notes: Summer interns rate is $16/hr for Data Analytics, contact Jevon (works at airport), apply in March

City of Loveland

Chris Bierdman

Economic Development
(970) 962-2371

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Notes: Call Human Resources to develop relationship, direct placement

Colorado PERA

Chris Bierdman

On Website

Notes: From the "Careers" page, click on "Current Job Postings." Click on the internship job listing and click "Apply Now." If there is no internship job listings in your field of study, you can sign up for job alerts on the Careers page to be notified of future opportunities.

R. Hunter Salmon

Financial Advisor
(303) 377-7557

On Website

Notes: Apply by October for summer internship of the following year, financial advisor internship program

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Sarah McLaughlin

Referring Employee 

On Website

Notes: Undergraduate or graduate students within two years of graduation. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Initiative and leadership skills. Effective communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively in a team environment. Proficient computer skills in programs including, but not limited to, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Doreen Falcon

Recruiter - Human Resources Department
(303) 202-7351

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Notes: Summer interns are paid hourly wage. Upon susseful comletion program, each intern is eligible for scholarship assistance if they remain in the program the following summer.

Frontier Airlines


On Website

Chad Gutierrez

Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor
(303) 626-4112

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Notes: All summer internships are in Denver, apply on HandShake.

Upstate Colorado Economic Development 

Rich Werner
(970) 356-4565

By Email

Application Process: Please forward a cover letter, current resume, UNC Economics faculty letter of recommendation and any other letters of support to:  Rhonda Corman, Candelaria Hall 1297. Note: Application materials are due by 4/15 for the upcoming Fall Semester and 11/15 for the upcoming Spring semester.

Roberto Jackson

Assistant Vice President, Campus Relations Manager
(651) 605-4608

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Notes: Apply on HandShake or through the website.