Economist Internship

Application deadline: 01/08/2022

Oxford Economics is excited to offer current university students in Singapore the opportunity to undertake an internship, either over the holiday periods or on an ongoing basis through the academic year.  

The Oxford Economics Singapore internship will provide hands-on experience in our Economic Impact Consulting team, working alongside Economists and Senior Economists in Singapore and our global team. In the past couple of years, this team has delivered projects for Singapore Government, pan-APAC trade associations, major western multi-nationals, management consultancies and Asian technology companies, amongst others. 

We are a fast growing, independent economic consultancy with a global reach. Our best-in-class global economic models and analytical tools give us unparalleled ability to forecast external market trends and assess their economic, social and business impact.  

We are looking for applicants studying economics or closely related disciplines, who are interested in pursuing a career in the economics discipline, who are keen to learn fast and help us deliver high quality research and positive outcomes to the wide variety of clients we work with. The applicant can be in any year of study and must be a Singaporean national. 

  • Gain experience and exposure to the economic challenges faced by organisations in Singapore, Southeast Asia and globally. 
  • Gain exposure to the economic consulting business, including the skills and techniques used and client interactions 
  • Support from a dedicated mentor throughout the internship. 
  • Possibility of being fast-tracked through the initial stages of the recruitment process for the Oxford Economics Singapore Economics Graduate Programme in subsequent years. 
Key responsibilities  
  • Supporting the team in conducting economic analysis and research. Your work will be contributing to actual projects from the first week. 
  • Desk research, data aggregation and analysis in support of project work or proposal development. This can involve producing charts, tables and other content for reports and presentations.
Key skills 
  • Studying economics or a closely related degree .degree. 
  • Ability to learn quickly and problem solve. 
  • High proficiency in Excel (and ideally PowerPoint). 
  • An interest in economic modelling. 
  • Positive attitude and work ethic. 
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently. 
  • Curiosity and a desire to continue to improve. 
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How to Apply

Apply now for the Oxford Economics Singapore internship by clicking on the ‘Apply Now’ button below or emailing [email protected] with the subject ‘Application: Singapore Internship’. 

If you would like to learn more about the programme, please reach out to Bali Kaur Sodhi directly, [email protected] 

All applications must include the following supporting documents: 

  • Resume 
  • Academic transcript 
  • Cover letter outlining how you meet our requirements. 

We are looking to hire immediately, so the first round of applicants will be considered on the 6th6th of July. Thereafter, applications will be considered on a rolling basis for ongoing opportunities. We look forward to welcoming you to the Oxford Economics family. 

Oxford Economics is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by governmental or local laws.

About Oxford Economics

Following the acquisition of BIS Shrapnel by Oxford Economics in 2017 a new entity was formed called BIS Oxford Economics which forms part of the Oxford Economics Group. The Oxford Economics Group was founded in 1981 as a commercial venture with Oxford University’s business college to provide economic forecasting and modelling to UK companies and financial institutions expanding abroad. Since then, we have become one of the world’s foremost independent global advisory firms, providing reports, forecasts and analytical tools on 200 countries, 100 industrial sectors and over 4,000 cities. Our best-of-class global economic and industry models and analytical tools give us an unparalleled ability to forecast external market trends and assess their economic, social and business impact.

Headquartered in Oxford, England, with regional centres in London, New York, Singapore and Sydney, Oxford Economics has 24 offices across the globe. We employ over 350 full-time people, 50 within Australia and more than 250 professional economists, industry experts and business editors—one of the largest teams of macroeconomists and thought leadership specialists. Our global team is highly skilled in a full range of research techniques and thought leadership capabilities, from econometric modelling, scenario framing, and economic impact analysis to market surveys, case studies, expert panels, and web analytics.

Oxford Economics is a key adviser to corporate, financial and government decision-makers and thought leaders. Our worldwide client base now comprises over 1500 international organisations, including leading multinational companies and financial institutions; key government bodies and trade associations; and top universities, consultancies, and think tanks.

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