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UK Internship – bursary position


UK Internship – Bursary position

Application deadline – 31/3/2022

The Q5 Research Analyst Bursary is a grant awarded in addition to the usual salary.  

The grant offered will be £1,600 for the successful applicant/s to the London office, and £1,000 for the successful applicant/s for the regional offices – Cardiff and Leeds. This will be paid on the commencement date of the internship.

The Bursary roles will be advertised from January 2022 to late Spring 2022.  To apply for this role the applicant must be eligible under their university’s standard Bursary eligibility criteria and be sent a link to apply to the role by their University.  

If an applicant is unsuccessful for the Bursary supported role, they are welcome to request their application to be considered alongside the wider pool of Research Analyst applicants.


Q5 is looking for undergraduates to join our team in London, Leeds and Cardiff, UK for an 8 week period from 4/7/22 – 26/8/22

We are award-winning experts in organisation change, helping to build better businesses across the world.  Q5 was set up to be nimble enough to work across different sectors and locations, and create results based on the specific needs of our clients. We are pleased to offer 8 week internships to undergradutes and graduates within our Consulting team. 

The role: 

Our programme is designed to introduce graduates to our business and to the three key areas of activity we undertake – practice management, business development and project delivery. This will include learning about how a consultancy works, the skills and behaviours expected of a consultant, and the methodology and delivery styles that we use. All Research Analysts will have a dedicated mentor who will explain and review objectives and the progress made against them.   

Main objectives: 

  • Introduction to Business Development, including pipeline principles, proposals, client presentations  
  • Business presentation and research skills 
  • Introduction to Organisation Design: principles and methodology  
  • Business writing and business analysis 
  • Introduction to Organisation Development: principles and methodology 

Example activities: 

  • Assist Partners with research projects  
  • Help Consultants in development of new presentation tools 
  • Assist in preparation and customisation of workshop materials, client tool kits and templates 
  • Observe how sessions are prepared and run  
  • Assist in creation of client deliverables 

Our ideal candidates are: 

  • Passionate about solving business and organisational problems 
  • Strong communicators 
  • Adaptable and work well under pressure 
  • Strong on analytical and relationship-building ability 




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Building greater diversity and inclusion in our workforce and culture underpins all our values at Q5. To be true to our values we want to create an inclusive environment that celebrates the visible and invisible diversity of all people. Having truly diverse teams that reflect the communities we operate in can help deliver the best outcomes for our clients and whilst giving everyone the opportunity to bring their best selves to work.

This form has been designed to assess the representation within our candidate pool. We have a desire to ensure our workplace is accommodating of all people from all backgrounds – your answers will help us understand our current reach and continuously look at ways to improving our working environment. All questions give you the option not to answer (‘prefer not to say’).

Data will be treated in strictest confidence – this form is anonymous and NOT in any way attributable to your application. None of the recruiting team, or any of your interviewers will see any of your responses.

If you have any questions or if we can support you in any way throughout the interview process, please feel free to ask the recruitment professional you are progressing with.

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Thank You for Applying

Thank you for taking the time to apply for our position. We’re currently in the process of taking applications. If you are successful, our team will be in touch.