Policy Intern
Mental Health Foundation

Job Description

Make a great contribution to our charitable work by interning with us.

The Mental Health Foundation is the UK’s charity for everyone’s mental health. With prevention at the heart of what we do, we aim to find and address the sources of mental health problems so that people and communities can thrive.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Policy Intern to support the work of the Foundation’s Policy team You will be an integral member of the Policy team and, in addition to providing policy and / or research support to the team, will work on specific projects with

the opportunity for innovative thinking and creative input. There is scope to undertake a policy internship

In return, you will gain valuable experience of working across a broad range and set within in a fast-paced environment and on an issue that is rapidly rising up the public policy agenda.

This is an internship position, with the aim of providing valuable experience of working in the third sector. No previous experience is required but an interest in developing a communications career in the third sector, preferably mental health, is required. 

To apply please send your CV Cover Letter (no longer than two pages).  The cover letter should outline one policy issue that the Mental Health Foundation should pursue, to help create a thriving, more mentally healthy Scotland. It should also state clearly how you would bring your knowledge, skills and experience to the role, and how this opportunity would help your career development.

Send CV and Cover Letter

by 10am on Friday 21 July 2017