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Research Intern

Closing date: 25 Oct 2021

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  • Full Time
  • London

Website Bright Blue

Bright Blue is an independent think tank for liberal conservatism. We defend and improve liberal society. Our primary role is to create and vet government policy.

Bright Blue is an independent think tank for liberal conservatism. We defend and improve liberal society. Our primary role is to create and vet government policy.

We are looking for a paid Research Intern to join us for three months to help with our research programme on social and economic policy. The role is ideal for a candidate looking for training to prepare them for a career in public policy.

The successful candidate will primarily support the research, communications and administration of our projects on tax, self-employment, and race.

We want talented, hard-working people who wish to build a career and profile in public policy. The successful candidate will be industrious and have an entrepreneurial mindset, demonstrate intellectual creativity and rigour, and will also have excellent attention to detail. The individual must have a strong background in and enjoyment of extensive research and writing.

The successful candidate will be focused on the following:

  • Receiving training in different research techniques, policy formulation and report writing.
  • Conducting literature reviews and briefings for research projects on self-employment, tax, and race.
  • Designing and analysing various research techniques, including polling and depth interviews
  • Writing blogs and articles for national platforms.
  • Editing the work of thought leaders on social and economic policy.
  • Generating imaginative and credible policy ideas.
  • Helping to organise and attend a variety of Bright Blue events.
  • Drafting speaker and attendee briefings for our events.

Person specification:

  • A belief in Bright Blue’s core values.
  • A good educational background.
  • Excellent writing ability, critical thinking, intellectual rigour and attention to detail.
  • Strong work ethic, a desire to learn, and the ability to work independently and in teams.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset, with a desire to create new work and opportunities for Bright Blue.
  • A keen interest in social and economic policy.

This position is based in London and the salary is the London Living Wage.

To apply for this job please visit www.brightblue.org.uk.

How to apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter to Sam Robinson, Senior Researcher at Bright Blue, at [email protected] by 25 October, 3pm.

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Job Details

Organisation: Bright Blue

Location: London

Salary: Living Wage

Closing date: 25 Oct 2021 (3 PM)

Contract type: Internship (3 months)

Full-time/part-time: Full Time

Remote working: No

About the Organisation

Bright Blue is an independent think tank for liberal conservatism. We defend and improve liberal society. Our primary role is to create and vet government policy.

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