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Call for applications

Grattan Internships

Due Date
22 Apr 2019

Grattan Institute is offering a number of internship positions over the university winter break in 2019.  All programs except Higher Education will host an intern.  Grattan Institute's internships provide opportunities for tertiary students or recent graduates interested in public policy to develop their research skills and contribute to original work on some of Australia's most pressing policy issues.

Selection criteria:

  • Demonstrated interest in Australian public policy
  • Clear communication skills
  • Have completed at least two years of an undergraduate degree
  • Strong qualitative and/or quantitative research skills (social sciences, sciences, statistics, law, finance or economics) and familiarity with Excel.

Internships are on a voluntary basis and generally run for four to five weeks in the university winter holidays.

Exact dates and working hours are flexible to accommodate other commitments, and applicants able to intern at Grattan for an equivalent of four days or more a week (for a minimum commitment of twenty days) are encouraged to apply.  You are welcome to specify which program interests you, but applicants will be considered for all programs. Please apply through the link below, and address applications to Brigitte Phelan. 

You will be required to submit:

Please submit documents in PDF format.

Grattan Institute is an equal opportunity organisation and applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications close at 11.59 pm on Monday 22 April 2019.  We are unable to accept late applications. 

All applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application within three weeks of the closing date. For further questions about this positions please contact Brigitte Phelan on (03) 9035 8450 or at

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