JOB DESCRIPTION We are looking for talented individuals to join our Energy, Environment, Communication and Infrastructure (EECI) practice in London. NERA Economic Consulting (http://www.nera.com/) is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For half a century, NERAs economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the worlds leading law firms and corporations. We bring academic rigor, objectivity, and real world industry experience to bear on issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation. NERAs clients value our ability to apply and communicate state-of-the-art approaches clearly and convincingly, our commitment to delivering unbiased findings, and our reputation for quality and independence. Our clients rely on the integrity and skills of our unparalleled team of economists, backed by the resources and reliability of one of the worlds largest economic consultancies. NERA serves clients from more than 25 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. NERA provides an environment in which dedication to client and project success, individual professional development, and fun are at the forefront. The work environment is collegial, and there are numerous opportunities to learn and connect with staff at all levels. Responsibilities Examples of our work might involve the evaluation of climate change and energy policies, including emissions, renewable energy and energy efficiency policies; the assessment of economic impacts including costs, benefits and other social effects of a wide variety of government policies and regulations to markets, businesses and assets; auction design and/or simulation, and competitors analysis; the development of pricing systems for transport infrastructure; or the preparation of expert reports on a range of economic and finance issues in litigation and international arbitration proceedings. This is a unique opportunity for you to work on real cases and projects to gain invaluable experience in economic consulting. Collaborating with internationally-recognised experts, you will learn more about the integral work that NERA performs. Interns at NERA will have the opportunity to work on real cases and: Conduct literature and data research Perform conceptual analysis applying the theoretical literature to the facts of a case Manage and clean data Analyse data and interpret results Have active participation in drafting reports, memoranda, presentations and other work products You will need To be studying Economics. You will either be in the final year of your undergraduate studies, or a current Masters or PhD student in Economics, ideally in your penultimate year To enjoy microeconomics and quantitative research To be comfortable working in Excel, Stata, R, Python or other quantitative software platforms To have strong attention to detail and be able to think analytically and critically Strong communication skills in English, both written and spoken, and fluency in another language would be useful but is not essential To be able to work effectively both individually and in teams What we offer Opportunity to work on high profile projects, so you can apply the knowledge and skills you have acquired during your studies to help solve real world problems Competitive salary Support to develop through high-quality training A buddy to help integrate you into the firm and support throughout Firm-sponsored social activities A hybrid working model providing the benefits of working remotely and of being together in the office. To Apply Please submit your CV, cover letter, writing sample and transcripts directly on this posting. ONLY COMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED Students in the 2nd year of their undergraduate studies should apply the following academic year.
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