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Reference: 35055

Date Added: 6 June 2012
Closing Date: 15 June 2012

Job Title: Parliamentary Intern

Working For: Adrian Sanders MP (Torbay)

Location: London

Salary: Voluntary position: lunch and travel expenses provided

Job Details

Adrian Sanders, Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Torbay, is looking for an intern for his Westminster office.

The position will provide an opportunity to gain experience of working in a busy MP’s office and to develop research and press skills. Interns will be able to draft press releases, write correspondence, prepare briefings and carry out other research work.

The successful candidate will be able to benefit from a diverse range of work to suit their interests and professional development, will have access to training and advice for career development.

The successful candidate will have an interest in politics, good written skills and sympathy with the aims of the Liberal Democrats. An interest in scrutinising Government and developing innovative policy would be beneficial.

A commitment of three months is desirable: full and part time applications will be considered.

Upon appointment you will be required to comply with the Baseline Personnel Security Standard, undertaken by the Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO). See Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO) page for further info. MPs generally pay staff in accordance with IPSA guidelines.

Closing Date: 15 June 2012

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews to be held the end of the following week.

Application Details

Please send a CV and covering letter to smithtj@parliament.uk
or alternatively post to Adrian Sanders MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA.

Website: http://www.adriansanders.org

Additional Notes