Research Assistants for Helsinki

Application deadline: 2024-01-21 23:59:59

We are looking for highly skilled and ambitious economics students to contribute directly to our daily project work and business development activities. The start dates are around the end of February 2024 and around the end of May 2024 with some flexibility.



At Copenhagen Economics we provide Hard Facts and Clear Stories to enable our clients to make better choices in their political and commercial realities. We succeed because we are a cooperative team drawn from the best economists, applied microeconomists and quantitative economists in Europe. A pillar of our success is the level of service which we provide to both public and private clients in the delivery of compelling, pragmatic economics solutions. We have extensive hands-on experience working with theoretical and quantitative economic analyses which we tailor to the needs and the business models of our clients.

Copenhagen Economics is one of the leading economics firms in Europe, and for the past 15 years has been consistently listed by the Global Competition Review (GCR) as one of the Top-20 economic consultancies in the world.



We are looking for student to join our team at our Helsinki office. Working as a Research Assistant, you will be a part of our ‘Market’ business unit where we provide support to clients in a variety of different services: Competition, Dispute Support, TMT & Digital, Postal & Delivery and Tender & Auction Support. You will get the chance to work across different services and teams.

At Copenhagen Economics, you will get the opportunity to have a direct impact, working for some of the most influential institutions, organisations, and enterprises across Europe and beyond. You will develop your skills in economics by learning from and working closely with our team of experienced consultants. Your tasks will be varied, such as finding and analysing data, creating graphs and presentations, and supporting our consultants with the final details of our reports. You should also expect some ad hoc tasks.

A normal working week constitutes of around 20 hours at our Helsinki office, with two-way flexibility, particularly around exam periods and summer periods.



  • You excel academically and are either a late-stage Bachelor- or a Master student in Economics.
  • You have an interest in competition economics or regulated sectors.
  • You like being a part of a team but can also work independently when needed.
  • You are the type who seeks out and take ownership of tasks, and take pride in delivering high-quality work.
  • You have strong IT and programming skills, such as Excel, R, Python, Word, and/or PowerPoint.
  • You have excellent English and Finnish communication skills.



Please submit your application, including CV, a short cover letter and academic transcripts from high school and onwards no later than by the end of day 21 January 2024. We will be reviewing the applications on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. In your motivational letter, please elaborate on why you would like to work with us and why you believe you would be a good fit for the role and our team (max one page).

As a company we are committed to responding to all applicants, no matter the result, and successful candidates will be informed and called for an interview on an ongoing basis. If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact Heidi Partanen at

We look forward to receiving your application.