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Internships

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 International Law programme at Chatham House is presently looking for a post-graduate international law student or lawyer to gain direct exposure to the work and management of a leading think-tank with a multinational presence. The successful applicant will acquire significant experience in research, event management, and general office duties. 

We are looking for someone with knowledge of public international law, who is well organized, capable, flexible and keen to make the most out of this opportunity. International law interns gain exposure to a wide variety of public international law issues. 

An interest in international humanitarian law, international criminal law, international human rights and/or international refugee law would be an advantage.  

Application details 

This opportunity would be for a period of 3 months. Although flexible, we are ideally looking for a candidate who can commit to 2,5-3 days a week. 

Please state your availability in your application. 

Other information 

This position is unpaid. The successful candidate will have access to a wide range of Chatham House events and activities on a variety of international affairs related topics, including free use of the Chatham House library. Travel to and from work within London (zones 1-6 only) will be paid for the days worked and lunch will be provided in the staff canteen. 

Short-listed candidates will be invited to attend an informal interview at Chatham House which will be held on Thursday 1 May 2014. 

To Apply 

Please send a CV, covering letter and the names of two referees to Catherine Wanjiku at CWanjiku@chathamhouse.org and put 'International Law Intern' in the subject heading.

Closing date for applications: 17:00 Tuesday 22 April 2014
Proposed start date: 12 May 2014
End date: 11 August 2014 

 

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: awalton@chathamhouse.org.

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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