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Political Leadership Internship

Internship at The Faith & Belief Forum

Political Leadership Internship

Internship at The Faith & Belief Forum

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelInternship
  • Job period iconPart-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 26 Nov, 2018
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 16 Oct, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • CompetitiveCompetitive

Purpose of role:

To support the logistics, events and communications of the ParliaMentors programme and gain hands-on experience from an organisation that works with young people and professional politicians.

F&BF’s ParliaMentors programme is a UN award-winning leadership programme where teams of university students of different faiths and beliefs collaborate to create real social change while being mentored by MPs.

Typical tasks include:

  • Supporting the delivery of the ParliaMentors programme
  • Supporting the team in communicating with participants on the programme
  • Help with promotion of the programme & researching new stakeholders
  • Support the social action projects led by ParliaMentors participants, particularly researching potential partners
  • Assist the development of the ParliaMentors alumni network
  • Develop and build on research and analysis
  • Using social media to enhance the programme’s profile

What we are looking for:

  • An interest in and passion for interfaith and intercultural dialogue
  • A positive, sensitive and inclusive approach
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in using and measuring social media to maintain contact and market projects
  • An interest in politics and student activism
  • Event planning skills
  • Proven ability to work independently and take own initiative, and as part of a diverse team

Supervision and support:

The Mentoring team provide direct supervision, overseeing and providing feedback on tasks. The Volunteer Manager supports interns’ learning and development. Regular interfaith and skills-based training sessions are provided. Join a network of 200 former and current interns.


This voluntary role is for three or six months, three days a week, in our Kentish Town office.

Travel and lunch expenses will be reimbursed.

Apply at:

F&BF is a leading interfaith and intercultural charity that builds good relations between people from different backgrounds. We welcome applications from people of all faiths, beliefs and cultures.

  • Part Time
  • Travel and lunch expenses will be reimbursed.
How To Apply

Application closing date: Mon 26 November 2018 at 9am

Assessment day for shortlisted applicants: Thurs 6 Dec 2018

Induction dates: Mon 7 January 2019

Internships finish: Fri 29 March 2019

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