As the research and analysis division of the Economist Group, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) helps leaders prepare for opportunity, empowering them to act with confidence when making strategic decisions. The EIU is the global standard in providing quality, actionable intelligence to the public and private sector, assessing issues that impact the marketplace for over two hundred countries.
The Public Policy, Politics and Economics (PPEP) department is part of the research consultancy unit of the EIU, providing tailored engagements to meet the needs of clients across corporate, government and institutional/non-profit sectors. We help our clients navigate the toughest policy challenges by providing evidence-based insights that create impact for policy makers and stakeholders seeking measurable outcomes.
Our evidence-based consulting solutions draw on our strengths in forecasting, cross-country analysis, policy, politics and macroeconomics where we combine the depth of a think tank with the breadth of a global media company.
Currently, the EIU is seeking is an intern for its Washington DC office. The internship opening is in the Public Policy, Politics and Economics (PPEP) division of its research consultancy unit. All interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply through our global applicant tracking platform. While not essential, a good background in economics, public policy, statistics and Excel would be a plus.
Deadline for applications: August 24th, 2018 Duration: 10-12 weeks between September - December 2018
To succeed in the role you must have: