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Reference: 84535

Date Added: 11 June 2022
Closing Date: 4 July 2022

Job Title: Research Intern

Working For: Bright Blue

Location: London

Salary: London Living Wage (£11.05 per hour)

Length of Contract: Six months

Job Details

Looking to kickstart a career in public policy or politics, with the opportunity to permanently become part of a high-profile think tank?

Excited to join a policy research team which investigates the biggest challenges facing the UK and proposes long-term, evidence-based solutions?

Want to work in a fiercely independent, but political organisation that takes a leading role in convening important policy conversations to influence government?

Eager to join a small, diverse and highly collaborative team where you will have the opportunity to learn about public policy, political communications and hosting high-level events?

Bright Blue is an independent think tank for liberal conservatism. We defend and improve liberal society. Our primary role is to create and vet government policy.

We are looking for a paid Research Intern to join us for six months. We take our internship programme very seriously as a pathway to joining the Bright Blue team permanently: many of our senior- and mid-level staff started as interns. Based on your performance, there will be an offer to permanently join our team at the end of the internship.

Bright Blue has a very busy research and events programme. As an intern, you can expect to be given responsibility quickly, as well as support and encouragement to build your media profile and research skills.

We are looking for talented, hard-working people who wish to kickstart a career and profile in public policy. The successful candidate will be industrious and have an entrepreneurial mindset, demonstrate intellectual creativity and rigour, and will also have excellent attention to detail. The successful candidate must have a strong background in and enjoyment of extensive research and writing.

Benefits of working at Bright Blue include: 5% employer pension contributions, occupational sick pay, volunteering and birthday leave, hybrid and flexible working, and monthly socials.

For full details about key responsibilities and person specification, please visit our website.

Closing Date: 4 July 2022

Interview/Start Dates

The closing time for applications is 9:00 am.

Application Details

If you wish to apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter to Anvar Sarygulov, Head of Research, at anvar@brightblue.org.uk

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

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