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6 Month Internship - Public Affairs (Social Research Institute)

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Contract Type: Full-time, 6 month Fixed Term ContractLocation: Tower Hill, LondonSalary: £20,000 (pro-rated) plus benefitsStart Date: ASAP (contract through end of 2021) ABOUT US: We are the leaders in social research bridging the gap between government and the public, through the provision of robust research and analysis. We are also a major provider of evaluation and advisory services to the UK government and NHS. We work with public institutions to provide robust evidence on the effectiveness of public policies and programmes supporting our clients to help set policy priorities and improve delivery. Our work has a direct bearing on the decisions made by government, organisations and citizens. We take that responsibility seriously and, because of this, do work of the highest quality that stands up to close scrutiny. YOUR ROLE: As an Intern, you’ll be a key part of our team working on real-life client projects. You will gain exposure to social research and evaluation, as well as other key skills such as project management, IT, and quantitative and qualitative research techniques. In addition, you will gain a good understanding of what a career in social research and evaluation might entail, what is needed to progress, as well as exposure to a range of different policy areas. As an intern you’ll gain experience of the basic research and evaluation process, for example through: Preparing and updating project plans Checking questionnaire scripts and data files Developing data code frames and data table specifications Supporting our correspondence with research participants, e.g. via helplines Undertaking evidence reviews Looking for patterns and stories in data Involvement in development and checking of client presentations/ report structures Working effectively with team members and suppliers Company operating practices and quality processes Quantitative research methods (face-to-face, telephone, online, mobile) Qualitative research skills including note-taking at depth interviews and discussion groups Evaluation skills (process, impact, economic) OUR OFFER: We have a flexible working culture where we support our colleagues and celebrate our successes is important to us. You’ll have access to our Learning Academy and online training modules which will support your on-the-job learning and wider development. Networking is a key skill so we have Early Careers social events with other Interns, Placement Students and Graduates from across the company. You will be assigned a line manager and buddy to guide you through the internship. You’ll see a variety of interesting work where you’ll make a notable difference- our current interns are proud to see the clients using their work! ABOUT YOU: A natural curiosity about the world we live in An intrigue about human behaviour A keen interest in social research and qualitative research methods Along with …. A keen eye for detail and accuracy Experience with MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel Excellent time management and reliability Ability to prioritise work, deal with multiple demands at the same time and flexible when requirements change Effective listener, open to constructive criticism, suggestions and new ideas Good communication skills, both written and oral The knack of thinking on your feet and not be afraid to express your ideas Motivated by working in a fast-paced environment The ability to work as part of a collaborative team Have unrestricted right to work in the UK Both current and graduated students may wish to apply HOW TO APPLY: To apply, please follow the link below. Applications will close at 11.59pm on Sunday, 11 th April but we may close early if we receive an extremely high volume of applications, so please apply as soon as possible if you are interested! Those who are successful at the application stage will be progressed to a Skype interview and gamified test. We are committed to equality, treating people fairly, promoting a positive and inclusive working environment and ensuring we have diversity of people and views. We recognise that this is important for our business success - a more diverse workforce will enable us to better reflect and understand the world we research and ultimately deliver better research and insight to our clients. We understand the importance of commitments you may have outside of work and we consider all flexible working applications - please highlight what you are looking for when you make your application. If this is what you are looking for from your next role, we look forward to hearing from you! We may need to process your personal information for our legitimate business interests to help you find suitable positions. Details are set out in our Privacy Policy and you can opt-out at any time. Powered by JazzHR
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