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AccessBridge International Economic Development Data Analyst

Overview of Organization:
AccessBridge International USA, LLC is an innovative platform that aims to support trade missions and investment decisions between Mexico and the United States amidst the reconfiguration of North American supply chains and initiatives.

Internship Summary:
The Economic Development Data Analyst intern will primarily work on developing a dashboard that will encompass a multitude of variables influencing investment decision-making and the localization of manufacturing and services supply chains. It will serve as a valuable resource for state and local governments, economic development agencies, and investors on both sides of the border, facilitating increased North American economic integration in the wake of global supply chain transformations due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and U.S.–China trade tensions.

- Develop a comprehensive research framework and execute it to gather pertinent data.
- Integrate a database of variables affecting trade and investment decisions, encompassing economic, educational, infrastructural, social, logistic, and other relevant indicators.
- Design and implement a user-friendly dashboard for visualizing and analyzing data to derive meaningful economic development and policy insights.
- Generate publications, including presentations, reports, and infographics, employing effective data visualization and communication strategies.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Currently pursuing a degree with a focus on economics, econometrics, public policy, business administration, or statistics.
- Proficient in data analysis and adept at using data analysis software such as R and Python, coupled with strong writing skills.
- Capable of producing insightful data visualizations including graphics, charts, and information dashboards.
- Familiarity with economic development policy, international trade & investment policy, and business development policy, along with a solid understanding of the economics of business.
- Basic knowledge of the global geopolitical landscape, including the U.S.–China trade relationship, the U.S.–Mexico trade relationship, and the United States–Canada–Mexico Agreement.
- Familiarity with the North American or Mexican supply chain ecosystem is advantageous.
- Proficiency in Excel and meticulous attention to detail.
- Effective team player with a positive attitude.

About the Supervisor:
Your supervisor will be Edgar Braham, the Managing Partner at AccessBridge International. Previously, he served as Economic Counselor at the Office for the Implementation of the USMCA at the Mexican Embassy to the United States where he managed Mexico’s public and private sector engagement and advocacy strategy on international trade, led the work on supply chain resiliency and investment attraction, and coordinated the strategies to prevent and resolve irritants of the U.S. – Mexico trade relationship for Mexico’s Ministry of Economy.

Location and Modality:
TBD. Either in the Monterrey, Mexico, or Washington, D.C. office.

Start and End Date:
Summer internships will take place from June 10 to September 27, with specific dates to be determined by the employer partner and intern during the interview process.

Modality Notes

Interns would work on a daily basis on business hours

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