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Apply for Internships at ECIPE

ECIPE is now looking to fill in two internships positions, as Research Assistants, starting in December 2018. The ECIPE internships are remunerated and last until end of July 2019 with a possible extension until January 2020.

Position 1: Research Assistant in Trade Policy

Description:

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 and perform the following tasks:

  • Conduct research and monitor particular aspects of EU Trade Policy and Digital Policy,
  • Write, prepare and edit reports, publications and blogs,
  • Work with comprehensive databases,
  • Compile content and synthesize information on EU policy developments,
  • Support policy analysts in their research and projects,
  • Participate in conferences, seminars and workshops related to ECIPE interests,
  • Assist with the organization of meetings and events,
  • Undertake other administrative tasks and assignments as required.

Requirements:

A successful applicant will have a Master’s degree in international political economy, international economics/trade economics, political science or international relations. The applicant should have an interest in trade policy, technology, and digital economy. For non-economist applicants: basic knowledge of economics and good numerical skills, including MS Excel is compulsory.

Applicants should demonstrate research and writing skills, be organized and pay attention to details. Proficiency in English is required.

We are particularly looking for applicants with an excellent academic record and with a strong interest for a future career in academia, journalism, or policy making. Preference is given to candidates who have completed their Master’s degree recently.

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:

Application deadline is 23:59 November 10, 2018. The documents should be sent to jobs@ecipe.org as one PDF file. Please note that we only contact shortlisted candidates by November 20, 2018.

 

Position 2: Research Assistant in Economics

Description:

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 and perform the following tasks:

  • Conduct research and monitor particular aspects of EU Trade Policy and Digital Policy,
  • Write, prepare and edit reports and publications and blogs,
  • Research, analyse and interpret economic indicators,
  • Analyse data using mathematical models and statistical techniques,
  • Work with comprehensive economic databases,
  • Support senior economists in their research and projects,
  • Participate in conferences, seminars and workshops related to ECIPE interests,
  • Assist with the organization of meetings and events,
  • Undertake other administrative tasks and assignments as required.

Requirements:

A successful applicant will have a Master’s degree in international political economy, international economics/trade economics. The applicant should have an interest in trade policy, technology, and digital economy. Knowledge of econometric or statistical software (in particular STATA) is essential.

Applicants should demonstrate research and writing skills, be organized and pay attention to details. Proficiency in English is required.

We are particularly looking for applicants with an excellent academic record and with a strong interest for a future career in academia, journalism, or policy making. Preference is given to candidates who have completed their Master’s degree recently.

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:

Application deadline is 23:59 November 10, 2018. The documents should be sent to jobs@ecipe.org as one PDF file. Please note that we only contact shortlisted candidates by November 20, 2018.

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