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Research Interns

Location: London

Salary: London living wage of £9.75 per hour

Department: Survey Research Centre

Contract: Contract

Application deadline: 29 January 2017

NatCen Social Research is one of the UK's leading research organisations carrying out some of the UK's biggest surveys and key government policy evaluations.

We have at least two intern opportunities for intelligent, enthusiastic and hardworking graduates looking to work in quantitative social research. You must have (or be studying for) a post-graduate qualification in applied social research/social science methods or have studied applied research methods as part of your undergraduate degree.

We can offer you the opportunity to work alongside our research experts on some leading studies (British Social Attitudes, the Health Survey for England, the English Housing Survey, the National Travel Survey).

The role involves working on a wide range of research across different projects. This includes survey work such as questionnaire development, fieldwork management and data analysis. In addition, you will also helping support a large and busy research department, including tasks such as co-ordinating training and development activity, and helping with project management.

We are offering the London living wage of £9.75 per hour. These opportunities are full time (35 hours per week) and for a period of 12 weeks depending on your availability to start as soon as possible.

Please send us your CV, a covering letter (no more than 700 words) specifying which role you would like to be considered for whilst outlining why you think you would be suitable for an intern role. In addition, mentioning what you would like to get out of it, and a completed Research Skills Checklist. Please make sure to specify the courses you have done as part of your studies in your CV/covering letter.

Send your applications to by 29th January 2017.

Please note this role does not meet the UK Visas & Immigration requirements for sponsorship. NatCen is unable to apply for sponsorship for any applicant not eligible to work in the UK and therefore we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship under the Points Based Immigration System.