Apply for Internships at ECIPE

We have now closed the application process for the internships starting in January/February 2018. Information about the next recruitment deadline will be announced in January 2018.


Interns participate in all of the institute’s work and undergo a training programme that is designed after their future career interests. Interns assist ECIPE’s scholars with research programmes, conduct literature reviews, collect and analyse data, write draft reports and short contributions for the website (blog post format), assist in multiple project researches by collecting and synthesising the necessary information. Additionally they help with the organisation’s event management and support general administrative and organisational tasks. The ECIPE internships are remunerated and last for 6 months with a possible extension up to 1 year.


Candidates should have a Master’s degree in economics, international economics/trade economics, international political economy, or an equivalent discipline relevant for ECIPE’s research profile. Interns should have excellent analytical, writing and quantitative skills and be fluent in English. Knowledge of econometric or statistical software (in particular STATA) and/or interest in digital policies is an asset.

We are particularly looking for candidates with an outstanding academic record and with a strong interest for a future career in academia, journalism, or policy making. Preference is given to candidates who have recently completed their Master’s degree in economics and/or have interest in digital economy. For non-economist applicants: good knowledge of economics and strong numerical skills, including MS Excel is compulsory.

Application documents:

  • Letter of interest explaining the reasons to apply for an internship with ECIPE (no more than 1 page);
  • CV with two academic references (contact details are sufficient);
  • MA/MSc dissertation in English or a writing sample (an article or an essay) in case your dissertation is in other language than English

How to apply:

Applications deadline is 23:59 November 15, 2017. The documents should be sent to as one PDF file. Please note that we only contact shortlisted candidates.

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