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, internships will be conducted remotely.
The application deadline for the Summer 2021 period will close on 15th May 2021. All applications and written materials must be submitted ahead of, or by this date, in order to be considered for the Summer 2021 programme period which will run from July-September.
Our fall hiring period will commence 1st July 2021 to 1st September 2021, the fall programme will run from October-December.
Please include the following information using the link below: https://henryjacksonsociety.fra1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8d0t5h2IncT5LzD
- 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.
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).
If 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.
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.