Internships

We offer regular opportunities to carry out internships with the Royal African Society on a three month basis. Successful applicants can expect to gain experience extending from data inputting, filing, general office duties to events planning and website management/writing. Interns will also have access to RAS member and corporate member events such as our business breakfasts and our events at Parliament. There is an initial trial period. Working hours are flexible, however we require a commitment of hours equal to two working days per week.

Our internships are voluntary roles, however, we can offer: 

  • Expenses of up to £20 a day 

  • Flexible working hours and a relaxed working environment

  • Mentorship and networking with leading figures in business and industry

Please note that the Royal African Society is not able to offer assistance in finding accommodation, nor can it apply for work permits or visas. 

To Apply

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Please send your CV with a covering letter outlining why you think you are suitable for this position to Caitlin Pearson at ras_events@soas.ac.uk by Friday 18 August 2017.

The covering letter should not be more than 500 words long and should demonstrate with reference to the Person Specification your suitability for the job using examples of any relevant skills and experience.