Paid Internship Opportunity in Politics, Newcastle, United Kingdom
- Newcastle, United Kingdom
- September 15, 2023 01:26
- 300€ - 700€
We are a globally recognized and hugely respected organization, headquartered in the heart of Newcastle, United Kingdom. Our firm has a long-standing reputation as a significant contributor to the public policy discussions both in the UK and around the world, and our influence is rooted in our dedication to producing sound, evidence-based policy options. Operating in a fast-paced, dynamic and rewarding environment, we are currently seeking a passionate, reliable and diligent Politics Intern to join our vibrant team based in Newcastle, a city that bridges the gap between historical heritage and contemporary innovations.
As an intern, you will support senior team members with research in various policy areas, contributing to working papers and policy reports. You will also monitor political news, assist in organizing events, and have the opportunity to network with professionals in the political field. Other duties may include crisis response planning, legislation tracking, and communication support.
The successful candidate will be an undergraduate or postgraduate student of political sciences or a related field, with a strong knowledge of the UK political system. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is required. Experience in research, data analysis, and ability to craft compelling written summaries and reports is desirable.
The ideal candidate possesses excellent oral and written communication skills, attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks. Critical thinking, self-motivation and an enthusiastic interest in politics are critical elements for success in this role. Applicants must have legal rights to work in the UK.
Newcastle upon Tyne, often simply referred to as Newcastle, is an energetic city nestled on the banks of the River Tyne. Renowned for its thriving arts scene, historic architecture, and numerous bridges, Newcastle is a city rich in culture, academic excellence, and political activity. Home to world-class Newcastle University, renowned theatres, and the iconic Tyne Bridge, the city offers a pleasant combination of traditional charm and modern intrigue. This Northern city is a dynamic place to embark on a career in politics with the opportunity to engage with leading figures and experience political dynamics firsthand.Please note, this internship opportunity is designed to offer professional development; thus it is unpaid. However, we are committed to ensuring that our interns gain substantial experience and knowledge during their time with us.