Industrial placement 22/23  - Northern Ireland

Oxford Economics is one of the world's foremost global forecasting and research consultancies. 

We have a fantastic opportunity for hard-working economics / finance students to join our team in Northern Ireland on a one year industrial placement. Positions are available on the following teams: Cities consultancy, Tourism economics and Macro consultancy. 

As the year progresses, there will be the opportunity for successful candidates to gain experience within areas related to their degree subject. Our students will work closely with our experienced team of economists and take on some responsibility for analysis, country forecasting and econometrics. By joining our teams, you will achieve an in-depth practical knowledge related to your degree subject.

Requirements: You will need the following attributes:
  • A good grasp of economic theory
  • Expected grade of 2:1 or above
  • Experience using economic analysis and a variety of data in course work
  • Familiarity with Excel
  • A good eye for detail
  • Experience with the manipulation of datasets and software such as Access/Stata/Eviews would be a plus 

The chosen candidates will receive 23 days of annual leave and a salary of £16,300 p.a. with the opportunity of a maximum 15% annual bonus (£18,745 p.a. in total), dependant upon a satisfactory performance. 

How to apply
  1. Download the application form and job description
  2. Complete the application form
  3. Click Apply Now (below) to upload your application form and cover letter.

Deadline for applications is: November 30th 2021.

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 federal, state, or local laws.

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About Oxford Economics

Oxford Economics 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 more than 200 countries, 250 industrial sectors, and 7,000 cities and regions. 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, and Singapore, Oxford Economics has offices across the globe in Belfast, Boston, Cape Town, Chicago, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, Johannesburg, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Mexico City, Milan, Paris, Philadelphia, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto. We employ 400 full-time staff, including 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. 

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