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Reference: 66756

Date Added: 6 July 2018
Closing Date: 28 July 2018

Job Title: Apprentice Research Assistant

Working For: Wales Centre for Public Policy

Location: Cardiff

Salary: £26,495 - £30,688 per annum (Grade 5)

Job Details

The Wales Centre for Public Policy is seeking an outstanding graduate who can bridge the worlds of research and policy and is committed to producing high quality, policy relevant research and analysis. This is a unique opportunity to work at the heart of current policy debates including issues such as Brexit, economic growth and prosperity, closing the attainment gap, and the future funding of the health service and social care.

You will work with colleagues to scope and undertake assignments for Welsh Government ministers and public services and be mentored by the Centre’s senior staff. You will have opportunities to undertake at least two work shadowing placements at relevant governmental/policy organisations and contribute to academic papers.

This post offers a unique opportunity for an outstanding graduate to obtain first-hand experience of policy relevant research, working closely with leading academics, senior policymakers and public services. It provides an excellent foundation for progression to future academic research or a career in a think tank, government or the voluntary sector.

This post is full-time, and fixed-term until September 2019.

Closing Date: 28 July 2018

Interview/Start Dates

The post is full-time one-year appointment from 1st October 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter).

Application Details

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://krb-sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/HomeWithPreLoad?partnerid=30011&siteid=5460&PageType=searchResults&SearchType=linkquery&LinkID=6#jobDetails=1243591_5460 

Website: http://www.wcpp.org.uk

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