Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, is a world leading independent policy institute based in London. As a global think tank, our mission is to help build a sustainably secure, prosperous and just world.
An internship at Chatham House offers an invaluable learning experience through a 12-week placement in one of our host teams. Working closely with a host team, you will enjoy dedicated development time and opportunities to improve skills. Your assigned mentor will support and guide you throughout the internship, suggesting training opportunities and helping you define your professional and career goals.
The Africa Programme is looking to work with individuals interested to gain experience and learn from its work on sustainable economic growth and governance in sub-Saharan Africa.
Are you a motivated, well-organized and reliable self-starter with a keen eye for detail? Are you passionate about social, economic and environmental sustainability? Do you want to gain practical experience in a policy institute and develop skills and knowledge across a range of different areas? We would love to hear from you if you think this could be you!
In return, successful applicants will gain direct exposure to the work of a leading international affairs institute and will have the opportunity to attend many of Chatham House’s workshops and other events. You will learn valuable research, writing, data analysis and event organization skills and benefit from direct involvement in a number of research projects across a wide range of topics.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of protected characteristics. We encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us on [email protected]
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As an intern you will enjoy access to a wide range of benefits including:
lthough flexible, Chatham House is ideally looking for someone who is able to commit 35hrs perr week.
Please note that we are unable to offer visa sponsorship for this role.
To apply for Chatham House Africa Programme Internship, you must be:
Through your intellectual curiosity, creativity and passion for our mission, this is an exciting chance to benefit from direct involvement in projects across a wide range of topics, while supporting operations, events and social media engagement.
Please complete the application form detailing your motivation, skills and experiences relevant to this role, and adhere to the word count.
For more details, Chatham House website.
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