“In most cases, I feel like an employee of the company, not just an intern. I am treated with respect and given real responsibilities, and folks in the newsroom frequently reach out to me with advice and friendship.”
Alexandra Jaffe, editorial Intern, CQ Roll Call – Washington, DC
“Make the most of your time here, it is such a big opportunity. There is no time for you to get bored, get involved, meet people and make sure you always offer your help to other members of your team. Basically, be proactive.”
Zoe Tabary, custom research intern, EIU – London
“The advice I recieved from my colleagues helped me set my mind on some very important things about my future. It was an impressive experience.”
Mira Yacoub, sales intern – Dubai
“The working environment of The Economist Group is dynamic, challenging and fastpaced. You are part of a team, but also incredibly independent. I am passionate about my work and have been proud to be a part of The Economist Group.”
Nadeem Hakemi, sponsorship intern for conferences – Paris
“The hands-on approach of the internship meant it was very important to be proactive and to throw myself into every task.”
Marianne Parkinson, sales intern – Paris
“The projects I’m working on are real challenges that will have an impact on the bottom line. They really encourage us to think for ourselves and approach problems from all angles.”
Mario Ariza Stehling, business Management Intern – London
“You are given real business projects and so you will be we working for somebody who needs you to deliver. Across the company employees are incredibly intelligent but also relaxed, open and friendly.”
Conor Griffin, e-commerce manager, previously business management intern
“The things I have enjoyed the most are the level of responsibility we are given, exposure to the company leaders and the variety of projects we are working on.”
Mateo Blumer, business management intern – London
“Internships you will be proud to talk about and employers will be impressed to hear about.”
Paul McHale, HR director, The Economist Group
“This internship broadened my view and understanding of world issues, something I wouldn’t have experienced anywhere else.”
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