The Henry Jackson Society offers a variety of internships aimed at politically-minded, enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals. Our internships offer a valuable immersion into the world of international relations and are designed to foster career development.

Internship programmes are available within the Society’s research centres, communication and events department and general internships are available for the right candidates to work across a variation of the above.

Please note that during the ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic, some internships will be conducted remotely.

The application deadline for the winter 2021 period will close on 1 December 2021. All applications and written materials must be submitted ahead of, or by this date. The programme will run from January 4th – March 31st.

To Apply

Please include the following information using the link below:

  • Your CV
  • A one page covering letter including a brief description of why you want to undertake an internship at the Henry Jackson Society
  • An original writing sample (maximum 1,000 words). – See further information below

Please note, we may not be able to respond to all applicants who have applied.

Further Information

The writing sample in particular is used to judge how well you are able to convey your thoughts and potentially, complex issues. The sample could be an op-ed, a blog post, a university essay, or a small part of a larger piece of work (e.g., a dissertation).

Internships can be undertaken on a full-time or part-time basis, and usually last for a duration of up to three months. They are offered on a flexible basis so that individuals can, for example, fit their internship around part-time work, studies, or other commitments.

Currently internships are being conducted remotely, when we are able to have interns back in the office the following will apply to those applying from abroad. Applicants should ensure that they have met any necessary visa requirements for the UK prior to submitting their application, and that they will be able to secure their own accommodation in London if successful.


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