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Location: London
Position: Not Specified
Salary: London Living Wage £9.75 per hour- £365.63 per week
Date Posted: 15 August 2017
Vacancy Type: Graduate Internship
Job Description:
 Role Title: Startups and Entrepreneurship Internship (Research, Policy and Analysis) 

Salary:  London Living Wage £9.75 per hour- £365.63 per week                                            

Term:    6 months - Friday 6th October 2017 and end date Friday 6 April 2018

Hours: Full-time 37.5 per week

Location: Blackfriars, London

Deadline: 10am, Tuesday 29th August 2017

To Apply: Please see below -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 will not be considered in the application process.

Nesta is looking for an intern to sit within our Research, Analysis and Policy team, focusing on the field of startups and entrepreneurship. The intern will support an exciting programme of research, potentially including development of policy to encourage startups based on digital or emerging technologies; understanding new business models; and examining support mechanisms like accelerators. The role provides an opportunity to experience work inside a ‘think tank’ and to contribute meaningfully to a range of projects.

The Role

  • Desk research to gather information from academic, consultancy and institutional sources and to perform some data analysis
  • Primary research, interviewing entrepreneurs and other stakeholders
  • Synthesising and summarising complex information and presenting it in a readable and engaging way
  • Producing high quality presentations
  • Planning and managing qualitative research
  • Supporting business development activities and scoping new opportunities
  • Supporting stakeholder engagement initiatives and events
  • Opportunities to contribute to blogs and media outputs where relevant

The Person should have:

  • First/2:1 degree in a economics, policy, science or other relevant subject
  • An interest in innovation, public policy, startups and entrepreneurship
  • An interest in research
  • Excellent project management skills and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Organised and methodical approach to task completion including good planning, prioritisation and time management skills
  • Able to research and work independently with strong attention to detail and commitment to fact checking own work
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a clear writing style
  • IT literate (proficient with Excel, PowerPoint & Word and online research tools)

About Nesta

Nesta is a global innovation foundation. Our mission is to spark and shape new ideas to improve how the world works for everyone. We use our knowledge, networks, funding and skills to take on big challenges, working in partnership with others to make change happen. We are a UK charity and our work is enabled 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 on the University of London Website with 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. Any applicants that go to Nesta directly may be missed in the application process.
  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 candidates with the most suitable CVs
  4. All of the successful candidates will be notified of the application process by Friday 1st September 2017. 

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.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 10am, Tuesday 29th August 2017

 

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