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Reference: 68482

Date Added: 1 November 2018
Closing Date: 18 November 2018

Job Title: External Affairs Intern

Working For: Citizens Advice

Location: London

Salary: £19,278 (actual £9,639) per annum

Job Details

Citizens Advice provides free, independent and impartial advice and information to help people resolve their problems. Our organisation is unique. From 2,600 locations, we directly help 2.6 million people to solve their problems each year. Our amazing data allows us to spot emerging issues quickly, making us uniquely placed to develop effective solutions and deliver impactful change.

Would you like to gain experience of working on external affairs (including news/PR and campaigns and public affairs) for an influential and well-known national organisation?

Citizens Advice is looking for a paid external affairs intern to work with us for up to 6 months to help us achieve our aims.

This internship will allow you to learn media, campaigning and influencing skills on the job. You’ll also have an opportunity to work on a range of subjects. At the end of your 6 months with us, you’ll have the skills and experience to take your next steps in the sector and beyond.
You don’t need to have any experience, as we’ll give you the training and support you need. You’ll need to have an interest in UK politics and social policy (e.g. housing, debt and benefits issues), follow the news and be a good communicator.

We are committed to recruiting people from the widest talent pool. Our internship scheme is designed attract a diverse range of candidates and enhance opportunities for people to develop their career aspirations in external affairs.

All internships are based at our London offices in the City. We are willing to consider both full and part time internships.

If you have any questions about the role, please see our Q&A document on our website.


Citizens Advice values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people, as they are currently under represented in our workforce. 

Closing Date: 18 November 2018

Interview/Start Dates

We will contact you by Friday 23rd November if you have been selected for an interview.

Interview Date: Monday 3rd December or Tuesday 4th December 2018

Application Details

To apply for this vacancy please visit our website by following this link: https://citizensadvicejobs.engageats.co.uk/LoginV2.aspx?enc=vDVLPY6BrOnmx9szwB5icMU/Bp97ap1BlI/jb0LhRYVeoh/cn5bYgvW+9EbbSw7a 

Website: https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/

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