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Reference: 72460

Date Added: 22 August 2019
Closing Date: 15 September 2019

Job Title: Economic Research Internship

Working For: Centre for Cities

Location: London

Salary: £20,572.50 pro rata pa

Job Details

 Centre for Cities is an independent, non-partisan research and policy institute. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone seeking a first step in the world of policy and research.

The postholder would gain in-depth experience of a range of research duties through supporting the Centre’s core research team. Specific tasks for interns include: qualitative and quantitative research on aspects of the economies of UK cities and towns and desk-based research into economic conditions, trends and strategies in a number of UK and international cities.
Job Duties/Key responsibilities:
• Undertake quantitative and qualitative research
• Conduct literature reviews, policy reviews and other background research as required by the team
• Support the Centre’s research programme and deliver small scale research projects as needed
• Provide administrative and research support as required, including arranging meetings, site visits and events
Essential skills:
• Experience in managing and manipulating large data sets
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel
• Strong communication skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills
• Strong research and analytical skills, including the ability to understand a large body of literature, draw out the key issues and apply them to the Centre’s research programme
• The ability to work well in a team
Desirable Skills:
• Knowledge of economic, social and/or public policy
• Knowledge of STATA and GIS software
• Knowledge of NOMIS and other government datasets


Closing Date: 15 September 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews, including a written test, will be held on the w/c 23rd September, 2019

Application Details

If you are interested in applying for this internship, please download the application form from Centre for Cities website.


Please note to that we do not accept CVs.

Website: https://www.centreforcities.org

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