Intern, Multilateral Organisations
Employment type: Three-month internship
Access Partnership enables consumer access to technology. To do this, we create the environment that allows governments to adopt technologies effectively and responsibly by analysing global trends for the risks and opportunities they create for technology businesses and users of technology, identifying strategies to mitigate those risks and driving opportunities to our clients’ advantage. Our firm uniquely mixes public policy and engineering competencies to achieve our goals. We have six offices around the world and are growing.
Access Partnerships seeks a recent graduate or someone with initial workplace experience looking to develop their skills in the field of public policy and be part of a fast-growing team. The selected candidate must possess exceptional communication skills, an interest in politics, the policy making process and world affairs. A demonstrable interest in the evolving public policy environment around communications technologies is an advantage.
Multilateral Organisations Team
We are responsible for driving outcomes across United Nations specialised agencies, regional organisations, and multi-stakeholder groups, with the goal of expediting national policy change and enabling service roll-out campaigns.
The team’s work includes monitoring and providing early-warning about international policy risks, developing content and input documents to shape policy development across multilateral organisations, and coordinating long-term campaigns to achieve policy or treaty change.
- Gathering and synthesising news reports and updates from multilateral organisations.
- Liaising with stakeholders to organise and facilitate meetings on behalf of clients.
- Supporting an analyst(s) in carrying out research on international policies, regulations and consultations.
- Maintaining an updated calendar of engagement opportunities within multilateral organisations.
- Planning and carrying out internet-based research to identify policy information from a variety of news sources.
- Carrying out market research on different services in the IT and telecoms sectors and helping to spot emerging trends.
Desired skills and experience
- Very good oral and written communication skills in English.
- Demonstrable fluency in at least one other language.
- An ability to condense, structure and summarise information into clear and concise elements.
- Interest in world affairs or government policy.
- Good IT skills (Microsoft Word and Excel in particular).
- Good knowledge of social media and blogs an advantage.
- Undergraduate degree in policy, economics, international relations or related disciplines.
£313.20 based on 40 hours per week.
How to apply
Please send a cover letter and a copy of your CV to email@example.com that tells us why you’re the right person for the job. Please use “Intern MO Spring 2019” as the subject title for your email.
We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible and interviews will be carried out on a rolling basis, so early application is recommended. We may appoint before the closing date.
Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to inform those who are not shortlisted or give specific feedback on why. If you have not heard from us by the closing date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.
Closing date: Friday 8 March 2019