Commonwealth Foundation Intern, Governance Programme 2016 in the United Kingdom.

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Application Deadline: June 10th 2016

Closing Date:                         10th June 2016

Interview Dates:                    29th and 30th June 2016

Start Date:                             14th July 2016

Allowance:                             £50 per day

(an intern is not an employee and does not qualify for holiday or sickness pay)

Duration of internship:         July 2016 to June 2017

Hours:                                    9.30am to 5.30pm, 5 days per week

Travel:                                   It is anticipated (though cannot be guaranteed) that the Intern will be part of

one international mission during the duration of their internship

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The Commonwealth Foundation is a unique organisation with a global reach. By joining the team, you will be embarking on a challenging and rewarding career path and have the opportunity to contribute to improved development outcomes across the Commonwealth.


The Commonwealth Foundation is looking for an Intern to work in its Governance Programme in support of the activities of this area.

The Commonwealth Foundation is  looking for someone who thrives in a small, diverse and dedicated team, with preferably a knowledge of the development arena and political processes.

Key Skills:

  • Research ability and some experience of monitoring and assessment
  • Strong writing skills
  • Good administration skills
  • Good understanding and use of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to be thorough, detail-oriented and able to meet tight deadlines


Please send:

  • CV
  • Covering Letter saying why you think you are suitable for this post
  • Include your nationality and visa details (if appropriate)

Send to: Diane Smith at

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the  Commonwealth Foundation Intern, Governance Programme

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