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Apply for Chatham House Africa Internship Program 2017 – London, UK

The Africa Programme at Chatham House is looking for an individual with demonstrable interest in African affairs who would like to gain valuable work experience in a policy institute.

Application Deadline: 27th August 2017

To Be Taken At (Country): London, UK

About the Award: This internship is an opportunity to gain insight into one of the world’s leading independent centres for practical policy research and debate on the politics and international relations of sub-Saharan African states. The successful applicant will be an integral part of the Chatham House Africa Programme team and gain valuable experience from supporting  its current projects and activities.

Type: Internship

Eligibility: Although flexible, Chatham House is ideally looking for someone who is able to commit 3 -4 days a week.

  • A bachelor’s degree or higher in international relations, development studies, politics, or related field;
  • Demonstrable interest in African affairs;
  • Strong writing skills and excellent attention to detail;
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently;
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Value of Award: This is an unpaid internship. However, travel expenses to and from work within London (zones 1-6) will be reimbursed for the days worked. Lunch will also be provided in the staff canteen.

Duration of Program: 

  • Interview Period: 6-8 September 2017
  • Start date: 11 September 2017
  • End Date: 15 December 2017

How to Apply: To apply please send a CV, covering letter, a writing sample and the names of two referees to:

Eugénie McLachlan
Programme Administrator,  Africa Programme
[email protected]

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: Chatham House

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