Vacancy: EU research internship

Vacancy: EU research internship
Policy Network is a leading international thinktank and political network based in London.
Through our programme of research, events and publications, our network has acquired a
reputation as the leading platform for long-term strategic thinking and international best
practice, impacting upon policy debates in the UK, Europe and the wider world.
We are looking for a research intern to support Policy Network’s research and event activities
related to EU affairs, and to work, in particular, on a research project on the politics and midterm prospects of the EU budget.
This role offers an opportunity to contribute to the delivery of a high‐profile policy research
project. It also offers a platform for international networking in politics, policymaking and
Conduct qualitative policy and political analysis
Collect and synthetize quantitative data
Monitor and analyse relevant political and policy developments in the EU
Support the preparation of seminars, conferences and other events related to EU affairs
by identifying possible speakers and drafting internal and external briefing documents
Help commission, edit and position publications, opinion pieces and essays for the Policy
Network website and Political Observatory.
This position is ideal for a post-graduate or PhD-level student seeking to supplement their
studies and research with work experience in a think tank environment. Knowledge and
expertise in EU institutions and politics is required.
Part‐time: Flexible work arrangement possible
Start date: As soon as possible (3 month fixed term)
£9.45 per hour (London Living wage)
Applications, which should include a one page covering letter and CV, should be addressed to
Katherine Roberts at
Policy Network, 11 Tufton Street, London, SW1P 3QB
T: +44 (0) 207 340 2200, E:,
Closing date: 5pm – 16 February 2013
Interviews: 18-19 February
If you have any further questions with regard to this vacancy, please call +44 (0)207 340 2200.
Please note that due to the high volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be
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