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Reference: 72972

Date Added: 2 October 2019
Closing Date: 25 October 2019

Job Title: Political and Security Risk Intern (part-time)

Working For: A2 Global Risk

Location: London

Salary: National Minimum Wage

Job Details

A2 Global Risk’s Information Services Division runs a three-month rolling internship programme for London-based postgraduates and postgraduate students interested in gaining practical experience in political and security risk analysis. The internship is offered on a part-time basis, but may be extended to full-time depending on current requirements.

Interns participate in a variety of support activities, including:

  • Contributing to A2 Global Risk’s various political and security risk information services through research and writing of country risk reports
  • Conducting open source research and participate in media monitoring and lead generation for client reports
  • Creating content and regularly updating A2 Global Risk’s social media communications and output
  • Assist the marketing and businesses development department with strategic research and marketing of A2 Global Risk’s products
  • Support analysts, and the marketing and communications department with ad hoc tasks
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate an academic and/or professional specialism in political, economic and security risks

The ideal applicant will have the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor's and Master’s degrees in Regional Studies, International Relations, International Politics, Strategic Studies, Intelligence and International Security, Conflict Studies, National Security Studies, Science and Security, or similar
  • Has regional expertise either through academic study, living and/or working in country
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of key political and security threats, and a solid grasp of current affairs
  • Excellent written English and ability to deliver to tight deadlines
  • Proficiency in at least one additional language relevant to their region
  • Familiarity with business-focused research
  • Experience with using social media monitoring as a research tool
  • IT proficiency and familiarity with MS Office suite
  • Experience and understanding of working with content management systems
  • Have a right to work in the UK

For more details, please visit our website: https://www.a2globalrisk.com/careers/political-and-security-risk-intern

Closing Date: 25 October 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Start date: As soon as possible

Interviews will begin before the closing date, so we encourage interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.

Application Details

To apply for this programme please submit a detailed CV, a cover letter highlighting relevant skills and experience, and two relevant writing samples of no more than 1,000 words each. Please send application to: informationservices@a2globalrisk.com.

Website: http://www.a2globalrisk.com

Additional Notes