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Internships are a very important part of an Emory Economics education.

We encourage students to take advantage of the opportunities available at Emory's Career Center to find an internship that suits their interests and career path.

Emory College students can reserve a time to meet with a Career Counselor by:

Where Our Students Intern

73% of Economics alumni have had at least 2 internships

Internship Placement LIST (2015-2021)

Finding An Internship

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Economics 449 (Internship Course)

Economics 449 is an internship offered to economics majors and minors only and must be taken on a pass/fail (S/U) basis. This counts for only 2 credit hours and will not count toward the major or minor.

Permission is required to enroll in this course: Internship Request Form

In order to obtain permission to enroll in Econ 449, please complete the Internship Request Form and email it to our Undergraduate Program Coordinator at


  • Economics courses:
    • Econ 201
    • Econ 212
    • Econ 220

What you should know before taking Econ 449

  • Earn 2 credit hours
  • Fall/Spring/Summer enrollment
  • Taken on an S/U basis
  • Does not count towards major/minor requirements
  • Three-page, double-spaced report due before end of semester

Summer Internship Program 

With Emory's summer internship program, students earn college credit (rather than economics credit) but at a much lower tuition cost.