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Chatham House Africa Programme Internship 2017

Application Deadline: February 20th 2017
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.

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.

Applicants should have:

  • 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

Other information

Although flexible, we are ideally looking for someone who is able to commit 3 -4 days a week.

Please note that 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.

Application details

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

Eugénie McLachlan
Programme Administrator,  Africa Programme
emclachlan@chathamhouse.org

Closing date for applications: 20 February 2017
Interview Period: 1-3 March 2017
Start date: 6 March 2017
End date: 2 June 2017

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the  Chatham House Africa Programme Internship 2017

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