Intern - Economics, Core AI -- Team Camp

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Job Description

We are looking for an excellent researcher to help us launch AXLab, an experimental lab to de-risk innovations before they reach the live lab stage. For any innovation to be tested, AXLab will create the relevant lab simulation of the Amazon context (our website, Seller Central, etc.) Using human participants, drawn both from university pools and from a curated panel of Amazon stakeholders, our lab simulation will allow us to build safe testbeds for innovation. This lab-based method is grounded in game theory and experimental economics. It has a proven track record for complex innovations.

Successful candidates will be detail-oriented, organized, and responsible. They will be eager to learn how to design and implement sophisticated experiments. Some knowledge of econometrics, as well as basic familiarity with experimental methods are required.

This is a full-time position at 40 hours per week, with compensation being awarded on an hourly basis. You will learn how to design and implement relevant experiments, collaborating with economists, scientists, and product managers. These skills will translate well into writing applied chapters in your dissertation and provide you with work experience that may help you with placement.

Roughly 50% of previous cohorts have converted to full time scientist employment at Amazon. If you are interested, please send your CV to our mailing list at


  • PhD in Economics or closely related field


  • Experience working with large data sets
  • Knowledge of econometrics
  • Familiarity with experimental economics
  • Attention to detail

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $10,875 - 11,479 per month; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

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Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Workers in New York City who perform in-person work or interact with the public in the course of business must show proof they have been fully vaccinated against COVID or request and receive approval for a reasonable accommodation, including medical or religious accommodation.

Company Info.

Amazon Science

Amazon Science examines the company’s approach to scientific innovation. Amazon believes that scientific innovation is essential to being the most customer-centric company in the world. It’s the company’s ability to have an impact at scale that allows us to attract some of the brightest minds in artificial intelligence and related fields.

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