Apply for Commonwealth Writers Internship 2019, fully funded to London.

Do you want to be part of Commonwealth Writers? Are you living in the Commonwealth family? Do you have strong skills in writings, research ability, and experience of working on websites? Commonwealth Writers is looking for an Intern to work in the exciting arena of Commonwealth Writers.


Commonwealth Writers is a cultural programme within the Commonwealth Foundation.  The Foundation is an international organization established by Heads of Government in support of the belief that the Commonwealth is as much an association of peoples as it is of governments.  It is the Commonwealth agency for civil society; a unique, stand-alone organization established by, funded and reporting to governments.

The task to accomplish

The internship will be London based and support activities of the programme, in particular, the two websites, and, and various projects including the Commonwealth Short Story Prize and craft development initiatives.

It is expected for the intern to also work across the organization, particularly with Knowledge, Learning & Communications Intern with respect to Communications.

Eligibility criteria

The applicant should have strong writing skills, research ability, and experience, an experience of working with websites and various social media tools, ability to meet tight deadlines, Microsoft Office knowledge, and good administration skills. Any applicants must possess nationality or visa that gives them automatic right to live in the UK.  The Foundation is unable to sponsor any visa so it must be in place at the time of application.

Commonwealth citizens who do not possess an appropriate visa, in line with UK legislation, do not have an automatic right to work in the UK.


The program will last 6 months and participant will get £50 per day of stipends, A travel allowance (commuting to and from the office) to a maximum of £20 per day is available to an intern who lives outside of London. London travel is not covered by the Foundation. As an internship, this does not constitute employment with the Foundation. There are no payments for a bank holiday, privilege days or sickness.  There is a limited holiday allowance. The Intern is included fully in any external training opportunities (including conference attendance) and appropriate internal learning and development programmes. Assistance is given where possible to aid the Intern in securing a permanent role in another organization at the end of their internship. If there was a suitable vacancy at the Foundation, the intern can apply however there is no guarantee of a permanent role at the end of the internship.

More information can be found at and

Deadline is January 25, 2019.

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