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Reference: 71347

Date Added: 5 June 2019
Closing Date: 19 June 2019

Job Title: Employed Intern

Working For: Rehman Chishti MP (Gillingham and Rainham)

Location: London

Salary: In line with IPSA pay scales

Job Details

Rehman Chishti MP is seeking an enthusiastic individual to work as Employed Intern in his Westminster office for a 3-6 month period. The successful candidate will have a keen interest in politics and current affairs and have excellent communication skills and attention to detail.

The main responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting research and producing briefings
  • Replying to general correspondence
  • Various administrative tasks

This position will provide an excellent opportunity for candidates to further enhance their CVs and gain valuable political and office-based experience. The opportunity would suit a recent graduate or an individual who is looking to learn more about how Westminster works.

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: 19 June 2019

Interview/Start Dates

An appointment may be made before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found.
Interviews likely to be held w/c 1 July. Ideally we would like the successful candidate to start soon after the interview date but there is flexibility.

Application Details

Please send a CV and one page covering letter by email to Mrs Nusrat Ahmed, email: nusrat.ahmed@parliament.uk, detailing why you would like to be considered for this position.

Please note that due to the large number of applications that we receive, we are not able to acknowledge receipt of all applications. If you have not heard from us by 28 June, please assume that, regrettably, your application has been unsuccessful this time.

Website: http://rehmanchishti.com

Additional Notes