Current Vacancy: Research Assistant (Intern)

Thank you to candidates for their interest in the Research Assistant (Intern) position. Applications are now closed.

Candidates selected for interview will be informed by 28th February, 2015. All other applications will be acknowledged.

Joining the Brook Lyndhurst team

We are always interested in receiving high quality, speculative applications, which we really do ‘keep on file'. We also offer a limited number of 3-4 month paid internships every year. Should you wish to be considered for future full-time positions or an internship, please note the following requirements:

  • ALL applicants must send a covering letter and a full CV outlining what they have to offer, why they would be interested in working for us and previous relevant experience.
  • Unless otherwise specified, a covering email must be sent, with the material described above to Lucy Stroud using this form. All applications (from anyone, for any position) will remain unread if the application does not conform to these requirements;
  • If you are applying for a paid internship, please note that we never have more than one place available. (For ethical reasons, we do not provide unpaid internships). Please also state in your application when you will be available; and
  • For ALL positions, we require evidence of the following: an outstanding academic background in a relevant field; an aptitude for working with both numerical data and qualitative information; a reasonable working knowledge of spreadsheets or databases; an ability to communicate analytical findings/information in written material; a willingness and ability to work collaboratively with others; commitment to producing high quality work, on time, regularly; and good communication skills.

Freelancing for Brook Lyndhurst
If you are interested in freelance work, please tell us about your current projects, areas of expertise (research methods and subject matter) and your availability.

Successful candidates for full time positions can expect a rewarding salary, profit and performance-related bonus, individually tailored training, a stimulating and friendly working environment, and the opportunity to shape both their own future path as well as the future path of Brook Lyndhurst. We encourage applications from individuals irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, age, faith, disability or sexual orientation. If you would like more information please contact Lucy on 020 8741 7702.

Brook Lyndhurst Blog

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