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Executive Research Assistant Internship Nesta Internship Progr

Internship at University of London

Executive Research Assistant Internship Nesta Internship Progr

Internship at University of London

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelInternship
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 15 Aug, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
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  • Competitive£ 18,360.0 per year

Job title: Executive Research Assistant Internship- Executive Team *Nesta Internship Programme*

Salary: London Living Wage London Living Wage £10.20 per hour - £382.50 per week

Location: Blackfriars, London

Term: (6 months) Fri 5th October 2018 to Friday 5rh April 2019

Hours: Full-time, 37.5 per week

Deadline: 10pm, Saturday 1st September 2018

To Apply: See Below. Apply through this link only, any applications made to Nesta directly will not be considered.

Nesta is looking for an intern to assist the Chief Executive, Geoff Mulgan, with the preparation of talks and written materials. They will also provide assistance with research. The role requires good organisational, coordination and research skills and will involve:

  • Assisting with primary and secondary research, for example carrying out desk research, analysing data, assisting with design of research tools like survey questionnaires and participating in face-to-face research activities like interviews and workshops
  • Assisting with design and production of reports, for example carrying out picture research and preparing presentations
  • Liaising and coordinating with internal and external stakeholders

The Person

  • A first or 2.1 degree in any discipline
  • Experience in carrying out qualitative and/or quantitative research and in managing research projects, perhaps gained as part of your degree
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent PC skills, including ability to produce written documents, spreadsheets and slides, and ability to carry out web research
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills and an ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to quickly synthesise and find research
  • Good attention to detail, high standards of accuracy, proactive and a self-starter
  • Proactive, confident and able to work under own initiative

About Nesta

Nesta is a global innovation foundation. We back new ideas to tackle the big challenges of our time.

Our mission is to spark and shape new ideas that improve how the world works for everyone. We use our knowledge, networks, funding and skills - working in partnership with others, including governments, businesses and charities. We are a UK charity but work all over the world, supported by a financial endowment.

  • We see - we spot opportunities in challenges
  • We spark - we generate novel ideas to solve big problems that matter to everyone
  • We shape - we provide the help needed for promising ideas to grow and adapt
  • We shift - we join with others to back world-changing ideas

Application Process -

1. Applicants should apply with their most up to date CV only, no cover letter required at this stage.

2. All CVs will be filtered and screened by the University of London's Internship Team.

3. Once the Internships team at the University have filtered and screened all the applications; they will call all the suitable applicants over the phone. Unfortunately due to the high number of applications that we receive, we can only call the most suitable candidates.

4. Successful candidates will be notified of the application process and the next stages

All applications for all of the Internship vacancies at Nesta will be managed by the University of London, Internship team. Therefore, if you have any problems with applying or questions regarding the placement, Nesta ask that you contact the University of London Internships team directly. Any candidates that contact Nesta directly may be missed in the application process.

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Job location

Senate House, Malet St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HU, UK