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INTERNSHIPS

Internships The Foundation works with organisations in industries where Muslims are traditionally underrepresented to deliver paid internship opportunities. These provide a valuable opportunity for scholars to develop their skills and gain useful industry experience.

Current Opportunities

Internship at the Everyday Muslim Heritage and Archive Initiative (EMHAI)

We’re offering four 6-month paid internships at Everyday Muslim Heritage and Archive Initiative (EMHAI) for early-career historians looking for research experience and career development.

The Intern will have the opportunity to make Muslim stories and histories more visible by creating the first ever Muslim digital history map on muslimhistorymaps.com which will be launched in 2023.

The successful candidates will conduct oral history interviews, contact museums, archives, community heritage projects and create blog articles that will be posted on social media channels.

The role will be paid a total salary of £5750 and is a 6-month post. The internship is scheduled to run from the start of October to March 2022/23 or November and April 2022/23. The post runs 3 days a week and there is flexibility around how each intern would like to organise their time.

Applications are especially welcomed from early-career historians of Muslim faith / heritage.

Find out more about the role and how to apply here.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the Everyday Muslim team at: info@everydaymuslim.org.

Deadline noon, 12 September 2022 

 

Parliamentary Officer/Researcher, APPG on British Muslims

We’re offering a 6-month Parliamentary Officer/Researcher at the APPG on British Muslims for someone interested in politics and British Muslim communities looking to develop skills in Parliamentary procedure.

The Parliamentary Officer/Researcher will have the opportunity to develop and maintain regular contact with MPs as well as secure media coverage. The ideal candidate will have experience writing briefing papers, articles, and a good understanding of parliamentary process.

The role will be paid at London Living Wage and is a 6-month post on a part-time basis, working 3 days per week. The role is scheduled to run from mid-September 2022 (there can be some flexibility for the right candidate).

The successful candidate must be available to attend the office in London regularly (but there will be some scope for remote working).

Find out more about the role and how to apply here.

If you have any queries, please email admin@appgbritishmuslims.org.

Deadline 4pm, 29 August 2022

 

Evening Standard Internship

The Aziz Foundation is delighted to be offering a 6-month paid editorial internship at the Evening Standard for a British Muslim looking to develop a career in journalism.

The Editorial Intern will have the opportunity to gain experience in research, social media and a range of in-depth projects alongside senior journalists. A demonstrable commitment to the media and experience across print and digital platforms is necessary for the role.

The role will be paid at London Living Wage and is a 6-month post. The internship is scheduled to run from 5 Sept 2022- 31 March 2023 (there can be some flexibility for the right candidate).

The successful candidate must be available to attend the office in London regularly during the internship.

Find out more about the role and how to apply here.

Deadline 9am, 22 August 2022

 

The Independent Internship

We’re offering a 6-month paid editorial internship at The Independent for a British Muslim looking to develop a career in journalism.

The Editorial Intern will work alongside senior journalists and gain experience in research, social media and a range of in-depth projects. A demonstrable commitment to the media and experience across print and digital platforms is necessary for the role. The candidate must also demonstrate knowledge of issues affecting British Muslim communities.

The role will be paid at London Living Wage and is a 6-month post. The internship is scheduled to run from 5 Sept 2022- 31 March 2023 (there can be some flexibility for the right candidate).

The successful candidate must be available to attend the office in London regularly during the internship.

Find out more about the role and how to apply here.

Deadline 9am, 22 August 2022

Interns

Our previous and current interns and apprentices have had the opportunity to join wonderful organisations and gain experience in areas where they are traditionally underrepresented. In the past, we’ve partnered with the Financial Times, Sky News, Evening Standard, the Centre for Media Monitoring and the UN’s International Organisation for Migration, among others.