September 2018 – April 2019 (It would be possible for the work to be done in a single block of three months or spread over a longer period for fewer days a week). The project requires travel to different National Trust properties in the south-east for which the NT would pay expenses.
The Research Councils organize internships for current Research Council-funded PhD students to spend three months at partner host organizations on one or more policy topics relevant to both the student and the host. You will have the opportunity to produce at least one briefing paper, participate in a policy inquiry and/or organize a policy event, or equivalent piece of work.
Internships are awarded to a number of Parliamentary, Government Departments and Non-Governmental Bodies, and Learned societies. AHRC-funded students have been very well-received by these organizations in the past, and alumni of the scheme have subsequently benefited from their policy experience and contacts in their ongoing research and career development.
The host partners for the 2018/19 competition round are: