Economists play a central role in setting Ofcom's strategic direction, developing and applying regulatory policy, promoting competition and carrying out market investigations. We apply economic thinking to problems in a range of dynamic, high-profile markets which are of considerable importance to the UK economy
Our summer internships are aimed at those interested in Ofcom’s work. They will give you experience of what it is like to be on our Graduate Economist Scheme and an insight into the career of an applied economist.
Ofcom has one of the largest competition and regulatory economics teams in the UK, with more than 60 economists working on issues related to the BBC, TV, radio and video-on-demand sectors, broadband, landlines, mobiles and postal services, plus the airwaves over which wireless devices operate.
Our work involves many stakeholders and uses a range of skills. For example, you might be working in a team that:
Ofcom promotes and values diversity and applications are welcomed from individuals of all backgrounds. We are committed to having a workforce that reflects all of the UK and therefore we encourage applications from under-represented groups. For this role those groups include female graduate economists and all candidates who identify themselves as BAME.
Ofcom is an equal opportunities employer and committed to equality of opportunity for all. As an accredited Two Ticks employer disabled candidates who meet all the essential criteria of a job description will be guaranteed an interview. If you have a disability or special need and wish to request a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please do so by contacting Recruitment@ofcom.org.uk or calling us on 020 7783 4050
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