Intern, International ICT Policy
Employment type: Thee-month internship
Access Partnership enables consumer access to technology. To do this, we create the environment that allows governments to adopt technologies effectively and responsibly by analysing global trends for the risks and opportunities they create for technology businesses and users of technology, identifying strategies to mitigate those risks and driving opportunities to our clients’ advantage. Our firm uniquely mixes public policy and engineering competencies to achieve our goals. We have six offices around the world and are growing.
Access Partnerships seeks a recent graduate or someone with initial workplace experience looking to develop their skills in the field of public policy and be part of a fast-growing team. The selected candidate must possess exceptional communication skills, an interest in politics, the policy making process and world affairs. A demonstrable interest in the evolving public policy environment around communications technologies is an advantage.
Middle East, Africa and Latin America Team
We work with governments across several contents to to understand their political landscapes, build relationships with regulators, and shape policy or legislation. Our work includes coordinating global campaigns and working with national governments to gain their support, getting market access for new technologies, and monitoring local developments to provide updates and opportunities to clients.
- Gathering and summarising news reports and updates from regulators, multilateral organisations and relevant stakeholders.
- Liaising with stakeholders to organise and facilitate meetings on behalf of clients.
- Supporting the development of presentations, reports, studies and memos on a variety of subjects
- Carrying out market research on different services in the ICT and telecoms sectors and helping to spot emerging trends.
Desired skills and experience
- Outstanding oral and written communication skills in English.
- An ability to condense, structure and summarise information into clear and concise elements.
- Knowledge of world affairs and government policy, especially in emerging economies.
- Good IT skills (Microsoft Word and Excel in particular).
- Good knowledge of social media and blogs an advantage.
- Undergraduate degree in policy, economics, engineering, law, international relations or related disciplines.
£313.20 based on 40 hours per week.
How to apply
Please send a cover letter and a copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org that tells us why you’re the right person for the job. Please use Intern MEALA Spring 2019 as the subject title for your email.
We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible and interviews will be carried out on a rolling basis, so early application is recommended. We may appoint before the closing date.
Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to inform those who are not shortlisted or give specific feedback on why. If you have not heard from us by the closing date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.
Closing date: Friday 22 March 2019