Internship – Research analyst

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26 Jun 2017

EUREKA is a publicly-funded, intergovernmental network, involving over 40 countries. EUREKA’s aim is to enhance European competitiveness by fostering innovation-driven entrepreneurship in Europe and beyond, between small and large companies, research institutes and universities. To support EUREKA’s mission of strengthening industrial competitiveness through innovation, the EUREKA Secretariat, based in Brussels, is offering:

Internship – Research analyst

EUREKA is looking for a graduate with skills in quantitative and qualitative research for a 6-month remunerated internship in the second half of 2017. The position relates to a high-level impact assessment project which will employ mixed methods to measure EUREKA’s impact in providing public support to innovation across its network.

The position will require rapid learning and autonomous work within EUREKA’s data analysis / impact team. The selected candidate will gather and analyse data from a wide range of sources, apply statistical methods, and assist in drafting a final report.


  • Expertise in quantitative analysis and application of statistical methods
  • Ability to quickly understand, assimilate and analyse unfamiliar data
  • Experience in writing research-driven documents in English
  • Familiarity with qualitative research methods (or ability to understand in a short space of time)
  • Familiarity with priorities for European public support for R&D&I aimed at SMEs (or ability to learn in a short space of time)
  • Ability to turning data analysis into clear and impactful visuals, using Tableau or similar software
  • Fluency (spoken and written) in English
  • University degree with a significant emphasis on statistics
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel or other data analysis software


  • Dynamic and international working environment focused on supporting European innovation
  • Understanding and experience of the European SME and startup landscape, particularly in relation to public funding and support, opportunity to establish contacts
  • 6-month remunerated contract (gross 751 EUR/month) subject to Belgian taxation. Fringe benefits such as meal vouchers will be granted
  • Hands-on data analysis, impact assessment and research experience
  • High level of responsibility in a supportive team
  • Start date: mid-July (exact date subject to receiving agreement from ‘Bruxelles Formation’)


Candidates will be nationals of a EUREKA Member Country and will be legally entitled to work in the European Union.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a full CV with a covering letter detailing reasons why you think you are the best candidate for the job. Only email applications will be accepted, with ‘Internship – Research analyst’ in the subject line to:

If you would like to discuss this position, please contact or +32 (0)2 777 09 88.

Closing date: 26th June 2017 at 17:00 CEST

Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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