Date Added: 26 July 2019
: 15 August 2019
Job Title: Policy & Public Affairs Intern
Working For: Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC)
Salary: RLW, £10.55/hour
You will gain experience of working with AMRC’s member charities and partners in the fields of science and medicine on projects in the following areas: policy & public affairs; and communications & events.
The main focus of the internship will be helping to prepare and deliver AMRC’s third annual Day in Westminster event in November 2019. The event brings AMRC member Chief Executives together with key policymakers for a day of networking and engagement, forging valuable relationships in an effort to help deliver maximum benefit for patients.
The Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) is a membership organisation of the leading medical and health charities funding research in the UK. We represent 146 medical research charities including Wellcome, Cancer Research UK, the British Heart Foundation and Versus Arthritis. In 2018, our members collectively invested £1.3 billion in UK research – almost half of publicly funded medical research nationally. Over seven million of the UK public chose to donate to medical research in 2018.
Excellent organisation, communication and interpersonal skills are essential. You are interested in biomedical research and/or politics and science policy; IT-literate, and able to listen and complete work accurately with a focus on detail.
Closing Date: 15 August 2019
Looking to interview ASAP and may appoint before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Send your CV and a cover letter, which should outline your interest in applying for the role and explain how you meet the criteria, to Rohan Bundell at firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 August.
Please read the job description and person specification here.