BES Policy Internship open for applications

Applications are now open for the Autumn / Winter Policy Internship, to take place between November 2016 and April 2017.

British Ecological Society - Kingfisher

The deadline for applications is 09:00 on Monday 26th September. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 5th October.

This is a part-time, fixed-term position, working two days a week for six months. The Policy Intern will be paid the London Living Wage (£9.40 per hour). The role will mainly be based at the BES office in Charles Darwin House, London, with some travel to events.

Visit BES Vacancies for more information about the intern description and person specification. 

To Apply

Application is by CV (no more than two sides of A4) and covering letter (no more than one and a half sides of A4).

In addition, please submit your answer to the following question (in no more than 100 words): ‘Given the outcome of the UK’s vote to leave the EU, what is a priority policy issue that ecologists should engage with and why?’

Please submit your CV, covering letter and 100 word answer via email to Camilla Morrison-Bell, Senior Policy Officer at

Please include details of when you would be available to start and on which days you would be available to work.


Interviews will be held on Wednesday 5th October.