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Politics Internships in London

There are many political parties in London, which form part of a well-established political system. Internships in Politics in London provide interns with many exciting opportunities to gain international experience working within government agencies and political parties, campaigning and planning for the ultimate benefit of the public. Whether you want to follow in the footsteps of those who came before, or are passionate about campaigning for change, this internship will build on the foundation of your career in politics.

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Responsibilities at Politics Internships in London may include:

  • campaigning for a political party and assisting in the run-up to an election
  • researching local communities, speaking with voters, and collating demographic reports
  • creating campaign materials that are shared in print, online and social media
  • planning events for political parties and assisting at the venue.
Responsibilities at Politics Internships in London may include:

Internships in Politics in London

Here are a few examples of roles that our Politics interns have taken on before: 


  1. Political Researcher

    In this role, interns will research current issues that the public is facing and report their findings back to the political party. From face-to-face conversation to social media and online research, this data will then be used to create new policies and devise campaigns to attract new voters.

  2. Campaign Officer

    Working to inspire others, interns will help to create successful campaigns. With specific targets in mind, you will help to create a relevant plan of action for each campaign, while shadowing campaign managers and assisting with crafting blog posts, marketing materials, and social media content.

  3. Politician’s Assistant

    As an assistant to a politician, you will gain vital insights into the day-to-day duties, gaining a greater understanding of political parties. From arranging events to communicating with the public, interns will respond to inquiries and liaise with other party members. Offering excellent networking opportunities, this internship is a stepping stone to becoming a politician.

  4. Legislation Assistant

    Using your excellent writing skills, you will help to write legislation for specific topics. From immigration to tourism, interns will research and report any issues with potential legislation, report their findings to the team, as well as make amendments to current legislation.

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Politics Internships in London

If you have an interest in politics and current affairs and are excellent at communicating and meeting strict deadlines, then internships in Politics in London will go a long way to establishing your political career. Whether you want global political experience or want to build a strong network in the political sphere, this internship will help broaden your knowledge of campaigning, planning, and research while building international relations.

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With the opportunity to learn more about the country’s political system, this internship will allow you to gain work experience in this competitive and exciting field. Whether you want to go down the campaigning or research route, this internship will give you broad experience in the sector and allow you to work with political experts, as all of our interns are placed with top-tier organizations in London. Learn more about our London internship program here.

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