PwC Luxembourg

Economist Trainee (m/f) - 6 months as from January 2021

Flexible and innovative remuneration system
12 Nov 2020
30 Nov 2020
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Graduate scheme


Our Market Research Centre, based out of Luxembourg, is expanding and we are looking for people who are eager to work in a dynamic and rewarding environment. The centre is responsible, among other mandates, for carrying economic studies oriented towards microeconomic as well as macroeconomic issues. These studies may concern one specific country or have a European and/or worldwide coverage. Sectors may include banking, asset management, insurance and other parts of the financial industry, as well as the public sector and commercial sector.

As an Economist / Data Analyst Trainee (m/f), you will be part of a multidisciplinary team which performs research and data analysis, develops hypothesis, and publishes thought leadership reports, surveys, and other studies for PwC, or on behalf of PwC clients.

Your tasks will include:

  • Supporting senior economists in performing descriptive statistics analysis, univariate and multivariate analysis, econometric modelling and forecasts, using statistical tools (excellent command of Excel, STATA or any other statistical software is a prerequisite); knowledge of forecasting and predictive analysis is a must;
  • Participating in the design of methodologies to be applied on specific economic issues;
  • Supporting data collection from business databases and recognised sources to build data sets (time series, cross-section and panel data sets);
  • Exploring and examining data to find hidden patterns;
  • Leveraging technologies to create automated workflows and processes;
  • Visualising data using adequate software tools, such as PowerBI, Tableau, SAP SAC, Excel, etc.;
  • Leveraging data analytics systems, models (e.g. forecasting, predictive), languages (e.g. Python, R) and methodologies to analyse data and create insight;
  • Preparing and updating presentations for internal and external use;
  • Assisting senior market analysts in writing reports on given client assignments and research topics.
  • Your profile

  • You are currently studying economics, statistics or data science (Master’s degree level or equivalent) and within the framework of your studies you need to carry out an internship of 6 month minimum;
  • You have proficient computer skills (in particular with Excel, STATA, and R or other relevant statistical software, plus Microsoft Office) and superior organisational skills;
  • You have excellent written, analytical and verbal communication skills in English;
  • You are autonomous, rigorous, curious and proactive;
  • You have a critical mindset, you challenge ideas and you are able to think out of the box;
  • You are stress resistant and able to cope with multiple demands and requirements.
  • For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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