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Internship Programme at The Royal Commonwealth Society 2018




The Royal Commonwealth Society, founded in 1868, is a network of individuals and organizations committed to improving the lives and prospects of Commonwealth citizens across the world. Working through a range of educational, civil society, business and governmental networks, the RCS addresses issues that matter to Commonwealth citizens.
They are seeking a Youth and Education Programmes Intern who will provide essential support to the Youth and Education (Y&E) team. This role will involve assisting with a range of RCS Youth and Education programmes, such as The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition, the Commonwealth Service and other youth-focused events in the run-up to the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, to be held in London in April. The Volunteer will also help with the communications of the Y&E team.

Location: UK

 Benefits

  • The successful candidate will be supervised by the Director of Youth Affairs and Education Programmes and line-managed by a Programmes Officer
  • The intern will have a chance to engage with all members of staff
  • Candidate will receive up to £20 per day expenses
  • Have the opportunity to assist with the promotion, administration, and logistics of The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition
  • For more information please check their official website.

 Eligibilities

  • An ability to communicate clearly and politely, in person, on the phone and via email with a wide range of people
  • An ability to write in clear, concise English
  • An ability to work effectively in a team but, when required, take initiative and work independently
  • Excellent organizational skills, punctuality and reliability
  • Confidence using standard Microsoft Office computer programmes and a willingness to learn to use new IT tools
  • A commitment to understand, support and communicate the aims and objectives of the RCS
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn
Eligible Regions: Open for all