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Policy Internships Scheme

The research councils organise internships for current research council-funded PhD students to work in highly impactful host organisations on one or more policy topics relevant to both the student and the host. The student will be expected to produce at least one briefing paper, participate in a policy inquiry and/or organise a policy event, or equivalent piece of work.

Next funding opportunity

Call status: Closed
Call opening date: June 2018 
Call closing date: 13 August 2018

Internships are available with a number of parliamentary  departments, government departments and non-governmental bodies, learned societies and other organisations

The host partners for the 2018/19 competition round are:

For more information on the scheme and how to apply, please see the UK Research and Innovation Policy Internship webpage