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Intern (Europe Competition practice) (2024 start) (m/f/d)

Charles River Associates

Charles River Associates

Munich, Germany
Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2024

About Charles River Associates

CRA's European Competition practice specialises in providing economic advice on matters of competition policy and regulation. We assist firms and their legal advisors in all types of competition proceedings: firms considering merger and acquisition opportunities or involved in merger control proceedings; and firms undergoing investigations relating to cartels, restrictive commercial agreements, abuse of dominance or state aid. We also provide advice to firms involved in regulatory proceedings and sector inquiries. We offer assistance on the estimation effects of damages in cartel cases, international arbitration and intellectual property disputes.

For further details on the CRA Competition practice please visit: http://ecp.crai.com/


We are looking to recruit German-speaking interns for our Munich office from January 2024 onwards. The duration of the internship is flexible (usually three to six months) and start dates are flexible as well. Our internship will mirror our full-time Analyst role. You will work closely with senior staff on projects across a variety of industries. Tasks will be both varied and interesting and will give the participant a greater understanding of what it is like to work as an economist at CRA.


We are accepting applications from candidates studying economics at either Master or PhD/DPhil level. Candidates should have a strong foundation in microeconomics, preferably with a specialisation in industrial economics and/or econometrics. A high degree of numeracy, a strong writing ability, some research experience and the ability to manipulate data are necessary.

How to Apply

Applicants should apply by submitting the online application below, a full CV, cover letter and transcripts. Please detail in your covering letter why you are interested in the European Antitrust and Competition Economics practice and the dates that you are available for an internship.

Workplace Flexibility and COVID Safety

At CRA, we believe in creating a work environment that enables our colleagues to benefit from being together in the office to best deliver on our promise of career growth, mentorship, and inclusivity. At the same time, we recognize individuals may realize a range of benefits when working from home. We currently ask that individuals spend at least 3 to 4 days a week on average working in the office (which may include traveling to another CRA office or to a client’s location). The specific days may be determined in coordination with your practice or team. There may be times of the year (e.g. over holiday periods) when additional remote work options are offered to those whose work commitments permit it, although our offices will remain open for those who choose or need to be there.

We continue to monitor local government and regulatory guidance and adapt our safety guidelines accordingly. For those who begin the interview process with CRA, your recruiting point of contact will be available to answer any questions about work location and COVID safety.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Charles River Associates is an equal opportunity employer. As part of our focus on equity and inclusion, we work to ensure a fair and consistent hiring process. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to an inclusive work environment.