for the public understanding of economics and entrepreneurship

Residential Future Thought Leaders’ Internship Programme

AIMED AT: Undergraduate students

DATES: Closed deadline, details on our 2023 programme coming soon

ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP: The Vinson Centre, the Institute of Economic Affairs, the Institute of International Monetary Research and the Initiative for African Trade and Prosperity are offering a residential programme at the Vinson Centre, University of Buckingham.

20 participants will have a packed programme of lectures, seminars, debates, discussions, and social activities. There will be four tracks: General Economics; Monetary Theory; Economic History and the History of Economic Thought; and Trade and Globalisation. Participants will specialise one of four topics for discussions, breakout groups and a supervised project which they will present at the end of the programme.

Supervision second floor

HOW TO APPLY: To apply, please send a CV and short covering letter to Brittany Davis at internships@iea.org.uk, explaining why you would like an internship and your top two preferred research topics. Please state which programme and dates you wish to apply for in the ‘Subject’ of the email, and include your research topic in the body of the email.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: tbc

COST: The programme is free to attend and covers accommodation and most meals, but participants will need to cover their own travel to the university. There is a student opportunity fund available if required. Details of how to apply for the fund will be sent to successful applicants.