Research economist intern needed
Do you want to add your own unique perspective to the world of socio-economics and technology development and help shape effective interventions in the field? Are you a recent graduate or currently in postgraduate study in economics or related subjects interested in gaining work experience in high-caliber international environment whist continuing your studies?
If so, we want to hear from you. We are looking for an economist research intern who will spend six months with us working on our projects and developing their skills. You will be based at our Alexandria office and the salary is commensurate with experience.
We are seeking a motivated individual with a desire to become involved in discussions of key trade and development issues. Our work on internationalization, innovation and technology has been featured extensively by national and international agencies and engages with policymakers, academics and business leaders around the world. We want someone who can bring fresh ideas from their area of expertise to our research projects.
We are looking for someone with experience in economic analysis, especially of trade and development issues; an interest in public policy; strong academic credentials; good communication skills; and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. You must also be available full-time (40 hours per week) between mid-January and mid-August 2023.
What you will do
As part of our research team, you will have the opportunity to gain or develop practical skills in a range of areas including data analysis, empirical modelling and report writing. You will work closely with economists within the organisation who have a broad mix of expertise, backgrounds and interests .
In your role you will have the opportunity to learn from some of the best and brightest minds in our field. There is a strong professional development culture at ECITD. We offer a supportive environment where people are given time and encouragement to develop themselves.
To apply: send your CV and a motivation letter to email@example.com using a subject: internship