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Amelia Zollner IPPR/UCL Internship Award

Please Note: This scheme is not currently open for applications in the 2014/2015 academic year.

We expect to have further details in January 2015.

Important Information for all Applicants

The Amelia Zollner IPPR/UCL Internship Award was founded in 2007 in memory of UCL student Amelia Zollner.

IPPR and UCL co-fund an annual  three-month (six-month part time) London-based IPPR Internship reserved for a current or recent UCL graduate - as a stepping stone to working in policy or politics.

IPPR are looking to open applications for the Amelia Zollner IPPR/UCL Internship in January 2015.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be current UCL students, or recent graduates (Bachelor's, Master's or Research degree who graduated after 30 November 2011) in any area, interested in and passionate about policy and politics, current affairs and social justice, and the work of IPPR, as well as enthusiastic about political research.
  • Applicants can come from any country, but must be able to work in the UK (UK/EU nationals or holders of valid work permit). 
  • Applicants should have some research skills, and need to be committed to the aims of IPPR of wanting to build a fairer, more democratic and environmentally sustainable world.

Selection Criteria

Awards are made by IPPR, on the basis of academic achievement, research skills, relevant experience, and passion. Financial circumstances of the candidates are not taken into account.

Value: Benefits and Duration

The value of the award is yet to be finalised for 2015 but in previous years it has consisted of an IPPR internship of up to three months full-time or six months part-time, and the recipient of the Amelia Zollner IPPR/UCL Internship Award has received the higher of a) £5,000 or b) the equivalent of the current IPPR salary for the duration of the internship.

The A Zollner IPPR/UCL intern will be based at the London office of IPPR, and shall have the same employment benefits and responsibilities as any other IPPR intern, including monthly payments, paid holidays (six days for a three-month full-time, or six-month part-time internship), payment of National Insurance and taxes, and training and development opportunities at IPPR events.

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*NOTE: All scholarship and student funding schemes are subject to availability of funds, and details given here are subject to change at any time. Potential applicants are urged to check information regularly to ensure they are aware of current procedures, deadlines etc.

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