Summer Internship Programme 2021

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council is recruiting two summer interns for 2021.

Open to: Those currently engaged in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree programme in Economics and/or data science.

Nature of employment: Paid Summer Internship.

Job Description:

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council is an independent statutory body that was set up as part of wider reforms of Ireland’s budgetary system. You can find out more on our about the Council page and our publications page.

This summer, we have an exciting opportunity for two summer interns in the areas of both economics and data science. The interns will work on a collaborative project that involves mapping out the broader general government sector. This project will involve candidates compiling and analysing spending by different parts of government, including by various central government bodies. The idea will be to develop a compelling and informative visual representation of spending across the Irish public sector. Ideally, this would be an interactive living resource that can be updated easily in future. Interns will come away from the project with experience of what it is like to work in a professional organisation developing a unique research project, with direct policy implications.

The internships are temporary posts lasting up to twelve weeks over summer and attract a stipend of €471.20 per week. Specific dates will primarily be based on candidates’ availability. We will select a panel of candidates for any appointment.

Closing date: The closing date for applications is Friday, 12th March 2021.

Application procedure: To apply for a position, please email

  1. a completed Application Form,
  2. a CV, and
  3. a brief cover message in your email (less than 300 words) on your suitability for the position to

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to selection on merit.