Internship in Competition Economics

Business Studies and/or Management Science, Mathematics and/or Informatics, Social Sciences
1 Apr, 2023 to 30 Sep, 2023
1 Mar, 2023

General information

6 months

About the role:

As part of a “human scale” team, you will get the opportunity to make a significant difference in our casework from day one. As an intern, you will be involved in a variety of tasks to make genuine contributions to tackling clients’ challenges. Your daily tasks will include:

  • Conducting desk research on publicly available data and on recent literature;
  • Drafting summaries and re-formatting of publicly available data;
  • Drafting summaries of recent literature;
  • Performing translations of documents and information sources;
  • Assisting with data preparation;
  • Performing data analysis;
  • Taking part in internal and external development projects such as contributing to opinion pieces, conferences and workshops.


Who we look for:

  • You enjoy working with people;
  • You are passionate about economics;
  • You love conceptual issues and working with data;
  • You are ready to bring on board your excellent analytical skills and intellectual curiosity;
  • You are able to propose creative solutions to complex challenges;
  • You have a positive attitude to new tasks and learning;
  • You are currently finishing an advanced university degree (Master’s degree) in Economics or related fields;
  • You have an interest in competition economics and a good knowledge of theoretical and/or empirical microeconomics and industrial organization;
  • You can draft and communicate effectively in English, in a clear and straightforward manner. A good knowledge of other languages is also an asset for our team because we handle cases in many jurisdictions;
  • You can write simple codes in Stata and/or R that are self-explanatory and easy to follow;
  • You have a positive can-do attitude and you are ready to actively engage with your colleagues. 


What we offer:

  • A unique opportunity to work with top international law firms, government bodies and academics on some of the most interesting cases of the time;
  • We offer the opportunity to work with leading competition experts, with experience in handling stimulating and intellectually challenging casework from a wide range of practice areas;
  • Challenging tasks that make a real contribution to competition cases and policy debates;
  • The opportunity to work with an international team, with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences;
  • A supportive, collaborative and inclusive team encouraging your valuable participation;
  • You will be part of a young, motivated and inclusive team that takes pride in approaching cases with precision, creativity and know-how;
  • A cheerful workplace based on respect, kindness and positive leadership;
  • Opportunities to participate in training programmes, conferences and competition workshops;
  • Remuneration during your internship and the prospect of future employment. 


If you are interested, please send your CV, cover letter, academic transcripts and a writing sample to [email protected]. Please, include the name and contact details of at least one referee. For more information, do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected] and please visit our website at

Financial compensation
Transportation costs
Years of Experience required: 
English: Proficient User C1
Level of Studies: