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Omicron Delta Epsilon and USI Economics Club

Omicron Delta Epsilon
Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE) is an academic honor society that recognizes scholastic achievement in economics. Benefits of ODE membership include closer academic and professional relationships with faculty in economics and access to a publication outlet for promising undergraduate and graduate student papers in The American Economist, the Journal of Omicron Delta Epsilon.

Benefits for members include (1) upon election to the society by the department's faculty a lifetime membership fee is charged to each prospective member; and (2) in return, the member receives a membership card, a scroll, and a year's subscription to The American Economist.

To become a member of O.D.E., an undergraduate student must

  1. complete 12 semester hours of economics courses;
  2. attain at least a “B” average in economics courses and an overall “B” average in all classes,
  3. and have class standing in the upper one-third.

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Faculty sponsor:

Marie Bussing
Dr. Marie Bussing
Contract Assistant Professor of Economics
Contact: 812-228-5071
Business and Engineering Center 2036


USI Economics Club

Economics Club members

The USI Economics Club is a student-led organization for USI students majoring and minoring in economics. The objectives of the club are:

  1. To create and support a network of students of economics at USI
  2. To increase student understanding of careers in economics
  3. To offer a speaker series featuring business leaders from the Tri-State community
  4. To share career and internship opportunities in the area with the students
  5. To program career/business events where the students can interact with company representatives

Summer internship opportunities:

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has a Summer Internship Program that allows undergraduates the opportunity to learn about economics in the United States through the perspective of the Federal Reserve System.

Internships are available in multiple areas within the Research Division: Economic Education; Research Analysts; Project Management; Historical Online Collection/FRASER and Library; and Data Desk/FRED. Learn more about the specific positions>> 

To Apply:

Complete the online application for the Research Intern position through Handshake.

In addition to this application, the following documents must be uploaded in PDF or Word format and e-mailed to:  Please use the following as the subject line, Summer 2020 Research Intern: Last Name, First Name.

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis


Faculty sponsor:

Daria Sevastianova
Dr. Daria Sevastianova
Associate Professor of Economics
Contact: 812-465-1677
Business and Engineering Center 2039


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