Tony Blair Institute for Global Change Summer Associate Internship Programme 2024

 Deadline: 13th of May, 2024

The Tony Blair Institute for Global Change is offering an exciting ten-week Summer Associate Internship Program for exceptional candidates who are passionate about politics and have the ability to effect change by working in and with governments in the Anglophone West African country teams (The Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone), starting in June 2024.

You will get a variety of experiences through the internship program by collaborating with colleagues domestically and internationally. Working on an innovative program as part of our expanding project portfolio and company growth initiatives will be beneficial to you.

During the Internship Programme, you will support specific projects that support political leaders across all the levels at which we offer advice, help create impactful change, be mentored by colleagues, and receive a holistic understanding of life at TBI. Whether the colleagues are at TBI for a few years, or a large share of their career as they grow and progress within the Institute, their experience positions them to have a huge global impact.

The compensation for this role is competitive.

Key Responsibilities ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

The Internship Programme will provide you with the opportunity be involved in some or all the following:

  • Develop research, analysis, written insights and other deliverables for clients and country leadership
  • Support projects or development opportunities as TBI advises political leaders on strategy, policy and delivery with technology as the enabler across all three dimensions
  • Support delivery of high levels of project impact, facilitating nimble performance tracking and coordination where required
  • Apply and learn from new and innovative approaches to supporting change and deliver impact
  • Help develop strategies/frameworks and approaches
  • Support project teams in the development of reports, presentations and other relevant documents

Person Specification:

  • Tony Blair Institute for Global Change welcomes applications from those in their second or third year of undergraduate degrees
  • Tony Blair Institute for Global Change is looking for changemakers who have:
    • A passion for politics and strong political acumen
    • A work ethos focused on team success with genuine motivation for colleagues’ performance, growth and well-being
    • An insatiable curiosity for data
    • A deep interest in generating original insights and performing in-depth analysis
    • Experience of being an entrepreneurial self-starter
    • Proven ability to conduct high quality desk-based research
  • You should be comfortable in performing challenging analysis and structured problem solving
  • It is essential you have a proactive and hands-on attitude, not afraid to roll-up your sleeves to get the job done and take ownership of your work
  • You should be legally resident and have the right to work in Sierra Leone (Freetown) and you should expect to bear any accommodation or boarding costs


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