We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, flexible and eager Research, Policy and Events paid Intern who is willing to embrace all aspects of our core work and in return will receive invaluable experience and insight into the national and international policy aspect of our work. Many of our interns have continued their employment with the ILC after their initial placement and this represents a great opportunity to work with a small, dynamic and friendly team in the heart of Westminster.

You must have excellent research and writing skills, with a high level of attention to detail. Any additional quantitative or qualitative research experience would be advantageous. Candidates should have high standards of written and spoken English, and an ability to write for both academic and lay audiences. You should have a good understanding and interest in the work that the ILC-UK undertakes (

We are also looking for candidates who can support our high profile events programme and support the team in our communications for example writing articles, press releases and contacting journalists.

Ideally you will have an interest or expertise in some of key areas of interest for example ageing, demographic change or the economic implications of ageing, however just as important is a willingness and ability to learn new subject areas quickly.

We are open to applications from recent graduates, or individuals looking for experience in a policy environment.

If this sounds of interest to you, then please send us a covering letter and your CV. Your covering letter should specify the name of the position you are applying for and your suitability for that role (based on the responsibilities and specifications outlined in the job description).

The closing date for applications is 19th June via email to Please include in the email subject field the name of the position for which you are applying.

Interviews will be conducted on 27th June, so please ensure your availability upon application.

Please note that if you have not heard from us within 3 days of the interview date, you have been unsuccessful in your application.

You can find the job description for the Research, Policy and Events Intern position below:


Research, Policy and Events Intern Job Description (PDF)

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