Royal Institution Internship Scheme

Professional Internships for PhD Students

The Royal Institution (RI) is currently advertising for 3 Professional Internship to start this autumn. These placements will involve joining the RI at its busiest and most exciting time of year – the planning, filming and broadcast of the Christmas Lectures.

  1. Programmes Assistant – to assist with preparations for the development and filming of the Christmas Lectures TV programme. Close date 23 July, interviews on 8 August.
  1. Media & Communications Assistant – to support the RI in promoting the Christmas Lectures and related activities through a variety of media platforms. Close date 23 July, interviews on 9 August.
  1. Digital Media Intern – to focus on expanding and developing our online audiences, helping to produce and distribute digital science communication content and optimise the user-experience across our digital platforms. (NB this role does not have direct involvement with the Christmas Lectures)- Close date 23 July, interviews second week of August.

The roles are all based in Central London so students will be expected to base themselves within or near to London for the period of the placement.

More information about the RI’s internship programme and details on individual placements, timeframes and how to apply can be found here.

Additional Support and Funding

If you are successful in your application for an internship you may be eligible to apply for additional support and funding through the DTP. Please view the WRDTP Company Internship Scheme page for more information on the type of support available and if you wish to apply for CIS funding and need any assistance please do not hesitate to contact the WRDTP team at training@wrdtp.ac.uk.