Legatum Institute operates a rolling paid internship programme, every 6 months. These are advertised here when they become available so please check this page for opportunities.


We currently have the following Internship position available:

Communications and Events Intern - Job Description [PDF]


The Communications team is looking for an Intern with an interest in gaining experience across all areas of their work and contributing to the steady workflow of a fast paced and highly demanding department. The role will involve research and social media support as well as essential assistance to every stage of event organisation including on the day support.

Applicants must be able to work in the United Kingdom and be available for an immediate start.


• demonstrable knowledge of social media in particular twitter and facebook
• an interest in events, media and communications
• excellent organisational and communication skills
• drive and initiative
• self-starter who can act independently
• an affinity for the mission and themes of the Legatum Institute

Internship Details

This placement is full time and will last for a period of 6 months. 

Interns work a 40 hour week (9.00am to 6.00pm with an hour lunch break) and be paid the minimum wage.  Please note out of hours working will often be required however you will be given time back to offset those occasions.

Interns are expected to carry out general office duties as required.

To Apply

To apply please send your CV with a covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements and why you are interested in this particular internship to

Closing Date

Monday, 8 September 2014

If shortlisted, applicants should expect to come for a short interview at the Institute.

The Legatum Institute abides by the principles outlined in the CIPD Internships Charter.
If you have any questions on the above, please email Emma Jones, HR Manager, Legatum Institute ( 

The Legatum Institute values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.