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Frontier Economics is an economics consultancy that tackles the big questions facing governments, businesses and society. We help our clients to analyse and understand their markets and to formulate strategies based on sound economics. The methods and models we use are often complex, but our advice is always succinct, clear and honest .

Black Heritage Insight Programme

The Black Heritage Insight Programme offers university students of Black Heritage (this includes students of mixed ethnicities) the opportunity to get a first-hand insight into what it's like working at an economic consultancy. From learning about our projects to participating in company activities, the programme will build your confidence and give you the opportunity to network as you kickstart your career in economics. There will be two dates to choose from; 24th - 27th June and 22nd - 25th July.

Over three and a half days, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Network with our people across our European offices, whilst getting an insight into the role of an economist
  • Enhance your skills to prepare you for our intern and analyst recruitment processes
  • Gain an understanding of some of our current projects
  • Experience the Frontier culture and hear more about working life here

About you

To apply you’ll need to:

  • Be a first-year undergraduate student, or second-year student studying a four year undergraduate course.
  • Be predicted a 2:1 Bachelor’s degree in economics or an economics related degree. Overall your studies should have a strong focus on economics.
  • Have a genuine interest in economic consulting

What you need to do next

Before you can apply, you will need to be a member of The Black Economists Network. Candidates have the opportunity to get support with their application. Please email us with "Application Support: 2024 Frontier Economics Black Heritage Programme" in the subject and attach your CV, and you will be matched with a TBEN member. There are three steps to the application process:

  • Submit CV, complete application form and answer three motivational questions
  • Phone interview with a member of the Recruitment team
  • Offer decision made

Deadline: Friday 10th May

Please note:

  • We are planning to host the programme in person at Frontier’s London office. We will refund travel, and please let us know if you expect to have accommodation costs.
  • Participants will be paid the National Living Wage.

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