British Embassy Fall Internships
British Embassy —
Embassy Fall 2013 Internship Opportunities
British Embassy, Washington DC
**ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY AT https://careers-britishembassy.icims.com/jobs/intro?hashed=0. IF THE APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS ARE NOT FOLLOWED CORRECTLY, YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY**
The British Embassys Internship Program is designed to supplement undergraduate coursework in international affairs, government, public affairs, economics, US-UK relations human relations, or environmental studies, and overall understanding of British Government policies. The program allows students to work part-time in a fast-paced environment at the centre of this important trans-Atlantic relationship. Interns can work in any of several exciting departments within the Embassy Network, in order to further develop their own understanding of and interest in those areas.
Scottish Affairs Office
1 opening; submission deadline 7 July The Scottish Affairs Office (SAO) is responsible for developing and delivering the Scottish Governments policy objectives in North America, through high-level relationship building, communicating Scottish Government policy, co-ordinating the work of the Scottish Government and its agencies operating in the US and Canada, and delivering a programme of public diplomacy. The SAO is a small team that works flexibly on varied and exciting range of promotional activities, often with little lead-time. Students studying political science, international affairs, media relation or public diplomacy will gain valuable hands-on experience. This internship provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity for a student with a strong interest in modern Scottish politics and culture.
Energy, Environment, and Resource Security (EERS)
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1 opening; submission deadline 7 July EERS is responsible for advancing UK policy on climate change and energy policy in the US. This group strives to share best practise on these issues in the U.S., while representing U.K. interests. For students of international relations, energy & environmental studies, economics, government, and public affairs who are interested in contemporary issues, this can be a groundbreaking experience to see how climate change & energy issues are debated and dealt with by the British Government in the U.S.
Human Resources (HR)
2 openings; submission deadline 7 July The HR team at the British Embassy oversees Recruiting, Benefits, Payroll, Training, and employee-relations issues for the Embassy and Consulates across the US Network. This is a dynamic team with diverse work and issues, which change every day. For students interested in human relations, this can be an exciting and eye-opening experience in the forays of HR.