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Economic Growth Centre Trainee at Nanyang Technological University

Economic Growth Centre Trainee at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore

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The School of Social Science Nanyang Technological University in Singapore calls application for Research Analyst Trainee in the Economic Growth Centre.

In conjunction with Workforce Singapore, NTU offers traineeships to support the SGUnited Traineeships Programme. The Traineeships are part of NTU’s efforts to create relevant and meaningful traineeship opportunities for the nation’s new graduates entering the workforce during this difficult time.

About the School of Social Sciences (SSS)

NTU’s School of Social Sciences has nearly 100 faculty members and more than 1,700 undergraduates who major in the four-degree programmes the School offers: Economics, Psychology, Public Policy and Global Affairs, and Sociology. There are more than 180 graduate students in our PhD and MA programmes (by research), and MSc programmes in Applied Economics and Gerontology. The School’s holistic and rigorous education aims to prepare our students with analytical and critical capacities that can be applied in the classroom and future careers.

Job Description

The Economic Growth Centre Trainee at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore will

  • The Trainee will have the opportunity to be exposed to research projects under the Economic Growth Centre.
  • Coordinate day-to-day research activities (e.g., correspond with stakeholders, book facilities, data management etc).
  • Conduct a literature review and searches.

Additional Duties

Under the supervision, the Economic Growth Centre Trainee at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore will

  • Prepare surveys and experiments, including programming of surveys and experiments.
  • Conduct surveys and experiments.
  • Analyse data collected from the literature review, surveys and experiments.
  • Assist in writing publication journal articles, manuscripts, reports and proposals.
  • Performing other related duties assigned in support of the research projects and the operations of the Economic Growth Centre.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics or related discipline.
  • Basic understanding of social science research and analytical skills.
  • Attention to details and procedures.
  • Effective communication and report writing skills.
  • Student project experience would be most welcome.

The Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) is the second oldest public autonomous research university in Singapore. NTU ranks at 1st in the ranking of young universities in the QS World University Rankings since 2015 as of August 2020. It has 23,951 full-time enrolled students and 3846 full-time teaching staff; it has achieved 13th in the overall ranking of current QS World University Rankings as of August 2020.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline31 October,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerNanyang Technological University



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