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Reference: 83963

Date Added: 10 May 2022
Closing Date: 24 May 2022

Job Title: Internship

Working For: UK Onward

Location: London

Salary: National Living Wage (£9.50 per hour)

Length of Contract: Six months

Job Details

Onward is looking for an exceptional candidate to join our six-month paid internship programme. The role will expose the successful candidate to all aspects of Onward’s work: you will contribute to our research programmes, help organise events with frontline politicians and world-leading experts, and support media campaigns. Our paid interns work closely with Onward’s research team to develop new ideas for the country’s greatest social and economic policy challenges. The successful candidate will typically be responsible for supporting the research process, including conducting data analysis, policy research and drafting. This will range across our research programmes: Levelling Up, Social Fabric, Getting to Zero and Science and Technology. In addition, interns support Onward’s busy events and engagement programmes. This will typically involve curating our weekly newsletter, organising events with leading ministers and policymakers, generating ideas for future events and supporting our wider political and social media engagement.


Excellent writing skills Experience in a relevant field and good awareness of British politics

Strong data analysis skills, with bonus points for R or Stata experience

Familiarity with social media desired

Adaptability and a can-do attitude.

Closing Date: 24 May 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews: On a rolling basis up to the 24th May 2022

Start Date: ASAP

Closing time: 9am

Application Details

To apply, please provide a CV and a 1 minute video (ideally .mov or .mp4 file) answering the question ‘Why would you like to work at Onward?’ to jenevieve.treadwell@ukonward.com. Please note depending on the number of applicants we may ask applicants to complete a short research task before the interview stage.

Website: https://www.ukonward.com/

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