Policy Support Unit (PSU) Internships, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, Singapore.
Closes Friday, October 30, 2015
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is the international forum for facilitating economic growth, cooperation, trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific region. The Policy Support Unit (PSU) provides professional and tailor-made research, analysis and evidence-based policy suggestions to assist APEC’s 21-member economies in their deliberations and decisions.
Three (3) full-time internship opportunities now exist for existing students who are enrolled in a Masters program in Economics, Public Policy or Statistics or in a similar undergraduate program at the senior level.
Assist in carrying out research and processing quantitative and qualitative data for use in PSU studies;
Assist in the preparation of policy and research reports;
Update and manage socio-economic databases; and
Perform other duties as assigned by PSU staff.
Preferably existing students who are enrolled in a Masters’ program in Economics, Public Policy or Statistics. Those who may be enrolled, or planning to enrol, in a full-time graduate study programme or skilled undergraduate students in their senior year in these areas are also encouraged to apply.
Strong quantitative skills and analytical capacity.
Experience in data management and analysis.
Proficient in the use of MS Office applications such as Word and Excel.
Ability to work in written and spoken English.
The internship is based in Singapore, and is open to students who are citizens or permanent residents of APEC member economies.
Selected interns are expected to commence work in either January or February 2016 for a three-month period. He/she will receive an allowance of SGD 1,000 for every month of service.
For more information about this internship, please read the APEC Secretariat Internship Framework Guidelines.
For information about the PSU, please go to www.apec.org/About-Us/Policy-Support-Unit.
To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to Aveline Low at albh[at]apec.org. Applications close on Friday, 30 October 2015 (GMT+8). Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.