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Chatham House internships are advertised here as and when they become available.

Visit the information page to find out more about what an internship at Chatham House involves including the application procedure, internship benefits and former intern testimonials.

Internships available:

The Corporate and Donor Relations teams (part of the Department of External Relations) are currently looking for an intern who would like to receive experience of the fundraising and development aspects of a charity. Please note that this internship is not a research position and will not be based working in the research programmes of Chatham House. We are looking for an individual who has: 

  • Specific interest in the commercial aspects of charity work
  • Excellent organizational, administrative and IT skills (including MS Office)
  • Excellent research skills with good attention to detail 
  • Excellent verbal (telephone) and written communications skills  

Other information

The position is unpaid. The successful candidates will have access to a wide range of Chatham House events and activities on a variety of topics related to international affairs, including free use of the Chatham House library. Travel to and from work within London will be paid for the days worked and lunch will be provided in the staff canteen.

To apply

Please send a CV, covering letter and the names of two referees to Annabel Walton:

Short-listed candidates should expect to come for an interview at Chatham House during the period: 29 April-1 May inclusive. 

This placement will run for a period of three months from 6 May-1 August 2014. There will be an initial trial period of four weeks. We are looking for an individual who can commit to four days a week – two days will be spent with the Corporate Relations team and two days will be spent with the Donor Relations team. Please state your availability in your covering letter. 

Closing date: Friday 25 April at 12noon


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