Policy Internship Opportunity

The British Ecological Society has a opportunity for a paid internship to assist the Science Policy Team for two days a week for three months at the Society’s office in central London.

Policy Interns will help:

•Monitor legislation and policy developments relevant to the science of ecology;
•Assist with the preparation of policy statements, briefing papers and responses to Government consultations;
•Assist with the organisation of policy meetings and events;
•Assist with administrative tasks.

Qualifications and skills:

•Knowledge or interest in the science of ecology;
•Knowledge or interest in public policy;
•Excellent IT skills.

To apply please send a covering letter (no more than one side of A4) and a CV (no more than two sides of A4) to Ceri Margerison, Policy Manager, at Policy@BritishEcologicalSociety.org

The closing date for this opportunity is 17.00 on Thursday 22nd March, 2012.