Company/Individual Name: Eurasia Group
Business Description: Eurasia Group is the world’s leading global political risk research and consulting firm. By providing information and insight on how political developments move markets, we help clients anticipate and respond to instability and opportunities everywhere they do business.
Founded in 1998, the firm’s name reveals its early focus on the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, but today our research platform is global. Our analysts monitor political, economic, social, and security developments in Africa, Asia, Eurasia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and North America. They also examine cross-border issues such as trade, energy and other commodities, financial regulation, climate change, and global health. Our coverage areas include:
» Governance and politics
» Regulatory issues
» Economic indicators
» Social trends and developments
» International and regional relations
Our clients—ranging from financial institutions to multinational corporations to government agencies—come to us for guidance when they’re operating in uncertain environments. In 2001, we developed the financial community’s first global political risk index to measure the comparative stability of emerging markets. We use both quantitative and qualitative assessments to provide timely information on key political drivers around the world and to highlight global trends.
» Direct access to analysts
» Independent research and tailored consulting reports
» Political risk assessments
» Scenario analysis and strategic planning
» Quantitative risk metrics and evaluations
Headquartered in New York, we have offices in Washington, DC, and London, as well as on-the-ground experts and resources in more than a hundred countries. Our analysts are highly trained political scientists with extensive experience in the public and private sectors.
Position Available: Research Management Intern
Job Duties/Responsibilities: The role would be a good opportunity for students of political science/international relations to gain a better understanding of the world of political risk consulting, increase their understanding of how a medium sized consultancy operations, and gain an overview of the type of research we produce since the role will entail skimming through much of our past and current research deliverables.
Requirements/Qualifications: The ideal candidate is a current student with information organization experience in SharePoint or other digital content management systems. Qualified applicants will possess the following skills and attributes; an interest and understanding of global politics and macroeconomic concepts; the ability to quickly/judiciously assess document content and apply labels to data; strong sense of attention to detail; ability to work independently; experience working in a professional services environment. Due to the sensitive nature of the files that this candidate will predominantly be working with, all applicants must be US citizens. This internship is available immediately and depending on the institution may be eligible for academic credit.
Compensation: Unpaid/School Credit
Hours per week: 20-25 hrs a week
Position Start Date: 5/5/2014
Position End Date: 7/31/2015
How To Apply: Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org