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Internship opportunities

Hayek Internships

Hayek Internships

We offer 3 residential internships per year for undergraduate or postgraduate students interested in the study of Classical Liberalism. Applicants are encouraged to submit a 1,000-word research project to develop at the Centre. Topics may include, among others: money and inflation, central banks, monetary competition, government finances (spending and taxation), free trade and development, regulation, alternatives to state education. The programme will run in Buckingham’s term time: Autumn term (September – November), Winter term (January – March) and Spring term (April – May). You can find more information on term dates at  https://www.buckingham.ac.uk/admissions/term-dates/.

Duration: 2 weeks

Location: Vinson Centre (University of Buckingham). Buckingham (Hunter Street campus, MK18 1EG).

Accommodation will be provided in campus at no cost. Stipend available for travel costs within the UK. Unpaid.

Deadline for applications: End of June for the Autumn term internship, end of October for the Winter term internship, end of January for the Spring term.

Email for applications: info@vinsoncentre.com . Please contact Juan Castaneda in case of any queries on the programme (juan.castaneda@buckingham.ac.uk)

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Vinson Internship

Are you a University of Buckingham student ready to delve into the world of research and academic excellence? Look no further! The Vinson Centre (University of Buckingham), in collaboration with the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), present a 9-week Research-Based Internship tailored just for you. With only four students per intake, this internship requires a weekly commitment of 8 hours, divided into 4-hour sessions across 2 days.

Applicants are encouraged to submit a CV and Cover Letter explaining why they are the best candidate and how they would benefit from this internship. Your research topics may include, but are not limited to: money and inflation, central banks, monetary competition, government finances (spending and taxation), free trade and development, regulation, alternatives to state education. The programme will run in Buckingham’s term time: Autumn term (September – November), Winter term (January – March) and Spring term (April – May). You can find more information on term dates at Term Dates | University of Buckingham.

Duration: 9 weeks, 2 days per week

Location: Vinson Centre (University of Buckingham). Buckingham (Hunter Street campus, MK18 1EG).

Interns will receive a compensation for their time (£1,000).

Important Dates:

Application Deadline: 15.03.2024

Internship Duration: 03.04.2024 to 31.05.2024

Email for applications: vinsoninternship@iea.org.uk. Please contact Megi Cara in case of any queries on the programme (mcara@iea.org.uk).