• Economist Internship

    Job Locations United States-NY-New York | United States-DC-Washington
  • Introduction

    EIU Public policy


    The Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Public Policy Consulting team helps clients create impact on the policy issues that matter most, using evidence-based research and economic methods.


    We work collaboratively with our clients to help them better understand the economic, social and environmental impacts of policy and regulation, behavior change, and other scenarios.

    Our work typically involves:

    • Economic impact analysis
    • Cost-benefit analysis
    • Econometrics and other data analytics
    • Scenario analysis
    • Qualitative analysis

    Currently, the EIU is seeking is a full-time intern for our New York office. Part-time arrangements may be considered. This internship opportunity is in our Public Policy, Politics and Economics (PPEP) division of our research consultancy unit.


    As an Intern in the Public Policy Consulting team, you will work closely with experienced individuals from both inside The Economist Intelligence Unit, and our clients, to assist in the delivery of impactful, evidence-based programs that support client goals in policy advocacy, thought leadership, and internal decision-making.


    Deadline for applications:  February 15, 2019     Duration: 10 - 12 weeks between March and August 2019


    Please note:  to be considered for this EIU internship,  you must have the existing right to work in the United States.


    Experience, skills and professional attributes

    The ideal skills for this internship are:

    • Intellectually curious with a strongly developed analytical mindset
    • An ability to work with designated project plans on set deadlines - Good time management skills
    • Solid written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work on a team and collaborate
    • Strong quantitative and qualitative research skills and the ability to communicate findings in writing
    • An interest in, and knowledge of, business issues, global affairs, economics and public policy issues
    • Background in economics, public policy, statistics and Excel would be a plus
    • Fluency in English
    • Must be legally allowed to work in the United States



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