Weekly Newsletter – February 22, 2015

February 23, 2015


SAIS International Finance Club Weekly Newsletter – Feb 22, 2014

Club members, please see information on this week’s exciting events below as well as important internship/full-time position deadlines.

–Your SAIS International Finance Club Leadership



Feb. 23: “Towards a Global Market for Natural Gas” – SAIS alumnus Nikos Tsafos and a senior commentator will address three core questions: 1) What does it mean to create a global market for natural gas? 2) What conditions will bring this about? 3)What is the timeline to get a global gas market? Monday, 4:30 PM. Rome Auditorium. Members of the public and media should RSVP to ERE program at SAISEREGLOBAL@jhu.edu.

Feb. 26: “Consumption Basket and Currency Choice in International Borrowing– Ha Nguyen, Economist in the Macroeconomics and Growth Team of the Development Research Group at the World will discuss this topic. Thursday, 4:30 PM. BOB 714. Open to the SAIS Community.


Feb. 23: “Understanding the Role of Collateral in Financial Markets” – The Economic Studies Program at Brookings will host an event featuring Manmohan Singh of the International Monetary Fund. Mr. Singh will discuss his new book, Collateral and Financial Plumbing (Risk Publications), and a panel of experts will respond to his conclusions. Douglas J. Elliott of Brookings will moderate the event. All speakers will take audience questions and discounted copies of Mr. Singh’s book will be available for purchase at the event. For more information click here.

Feb.25: “European Financial Regulation and Transatlantic Collaboration” – Economic Studies at Brookings will host an event featuring Lord Hill, the new European commissioner for financial stability, financial services and capital markets union.  This will be part of his first visit to the U.S. on behalf of the European Commission, and he will give insights into the values that will guide his term of office, outline his approach to the regulation of the financial sector (including the EU’s capital markets union project), and set out priorities for cooperation between the EU and U.S. in this area.  After his remarks, Lord Hill will participate in a moderated discussion with Douglas J. Elliott of Brookings.  He will take questions from the audience at the close of the event. For more information click here.



Internships – If no contact listed, details available on SAISWorks

U.S. Department of the Treasury
– Summer Policy Internship – Deadline 02/24

Institute of International Finance –Analyst Internship – Deadline 02/24

Capstone – Summer Intern-Policy/Investment Analysis – Deadline 02/28

Export-Import Bank of the United States – Summer Intern – Deadline 03/01

U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program – Deadline 03/02

GIC Group (B2B Africa) – Part-time Internship- Deadline 03/06

Simon Everett – Regional experts / Course instructors – Deadline 03/06

United States Department of the Treasury – Summer Internship – Deadline 03/08

Grameen Foundation – Summer Intern– Deadline 03/10

Center For Economic and Policy Research – Summer Intern – 03/13

Asia Society Policy Institute – Summer Intern – Deadline 03/20

– If no contact listed, details available on SAISWorks

Capstone – Generalist Investment Analyst – Deadline 02/24

Institute of International Finance – Research Analyst – Deadline 02/24

GIC Group (B2B Africa) – Full-Time Entry Level Position- Deadline 03/06

OBXtek (Third Party Recruiter) – Business Analyst – Deadline 03/31

Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) – Program Assistant, Eurasia and South Asia – Deadline 03/31

Accion International – Investment Associate – Deadline 04/08


Newsletter Contributors

On-Campus Events: Wenxin Lin

Off-Campus Events: Ahmed Aliyu Ahmad

Jobs & Internships: Jingyang Chen

Editor: Wendy Chen



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