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Job vacancy: Research Intern, Economic Citizenship

Fixed term

  • Salary: £9 per hour
  • Period: Mon 15th June – Fri 28th August 2009
  • Hours: Full time, 7.5 hours per day
  • Location: Central London
  • Applications deadline: 1 June 2009
  • Interviews: 3 & 4 June 2009


This internship provides the opportunity to:

  • Carry out innovative research for the creation of a new project concept
  • Use your existing skills and learn new skills
  • Gain office and research experience, independence and team work skills
  • Work in an enjoyable and friendly atmosphere with people who share the same goals
  • Contribute to a more effective society and have a positive impact on the lives of young people

Main Duties and Key Responsibilities

  • To map out and research (from the desk and in the field) current regeneration projects that include consultation with young people
  • To research how consultation processes currently work
  • Through this research, begin to evaluate the effectiveness of the Duty to Involve, focusing particularly on young people
Administrative Tasks & Project Support
  • Collating evaluation data
  • Sending emails and making phone calls
  • Assisting with public events (in particular, in Perth on 18-19th June & Norwich on 26th June)
  • General assistance with other Economic Citizenship projects, and other Citizenship Foundation tasks as required

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The application from and related documents can be found in the sidebar of this page. Alternatively email us. (No telephone enquiries please.)

Deadline for applications is 1 June 2009.
Interviews will be held on 3 & 4 June 2009.

Citizenship Foundation, 63 Gee Street, London EC1V 3RS

The Citizenship Foundation is an independent charity working throughout the UK and overseas to promote more effective citizenship through education about the law, democracy and society. Founded in 1989, it aims to empower people, particularly the young and disadvantaged, with the knowledge, skills and understanding to engage positively with their communities. Our work includes: a comprehensive range of Citizenship resources for a wide audience from teachers to young offenders; nationwide and international training; active learning projects for secondary schools; community-based projects to develop Citizenship Education as a collective responsibility; and research to advance our understanding of best practice in Citizenship education.

At present, the Foundation has over 30 employees and is fortunate to be supported by consultants and volunteers. The office is lively and informal with a conscientious and diligent staff. The organisation has grown substantially in recent years, with an annual turnover of around £2.5m, and is widely recognised as the leading player in the Citizenship education field. We have two main programme units within the organisation, Curriculum Development & Resources, and Participation & Social Action. These are supported by an External Relations team and a Finance/HR team.

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Job application documents

Job specification:
Research Intern, Economic Citizenship
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Application notes
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Application form
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Equal Opportunities form
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