Find your dream job today

Your application for Research Intern (voluntary)

Please enter your email address to proceed with the application.

Please enter your Email Address.

We recognised your email address. Sign in and we'll prefill your application.

Please enter your Password.

Forgotten your password? Reset your password here.

Step 1 out of 4 Your CV

Step 1 out of 3 Your CV

Your CV was successfully uploaded

Your current CV is:

{{ wizForm.CVFileName }}

You have not uploaded a CV:

{{ wizForm.CVFileName }}
{{ }}

Next: Your cover letter

Step 1 out of 4 Step 1 out of 3 Your CV

File selected:
Please select a file

Step 2 out of 4 Step 2 out of 3 Your Cover Letter

Cover Letters are not mandatory but they increase your chances of getting the job exponentially.

Your current cover letter is:

Next: Registration

Next: Confirmation

Step 4 out of 4 Confirmation

Step 3 out of 3 Confirmation

Please make sure you've uploaded the correct CV and haven't made any mistake on your cover letter.

Your CV:

{{ wizForm.CVFileName }}
{{ wizForm.CVFileName }}
{{ }}

Your cover letter:

Please note that once submitted, your application cannot be removed.

Step 3 out of 4 Your details

Almost done! Please enter your details.

Please enter First Name.
Please enter your Surname.

Be secure, your password needs to be at least 8 characters long, and must contain at least 1 upper case, 1 lower case and 1 number.

Please enter your Password. Invalid format for password, see comment
Please enter a confirmation password Passwords do not match

By clicking next, you agree to our Terms and Conditions

Next: Confirmation

Your application has been successfully submitted.

Your application was sent to the recruiter.

Your application has been saved to your application history. To view your application history click here.

What next? Create a job alert to have the latest jobs sent straight to your inbox.

You have successfully created your job alert!.
Oops!. Something went wrong, please try again.
Sorry you cannot apply for this job as your account has been blocked.

Closed: 16 October 2017

Research Intern (voluntary)

Posted by Penny Appeal

Location London, Greater London

Job Description

Penny Appeal is one of the fastest growing International Development agencies within the UK, currently working in 30 countries worldwide.

We are looking to engage a number of enthusiastic research interns to support our humanitarian and long term development programmes in both the UK and overseas. Assisting our Special Advisor and Programmes team. The individual will be researching institutions, NGO’s, corporations, programmes, and other topics related to priorities of our Programmes department. Working in close collaboration with the Special Advisor.

Location: London.

Main Responsibilities

  • To support the Special Advisor and the programmes team.
  • To conduct research.
  • To assist in identifying suitable institutions, organisations, and programmes that may be relevant to our priorities in the UK and internationally.
  • To write reports and briefings.
  • To write concept notes for potential projects.
  • Attend meetings and conferences within the UK as appropriate.
  • To undertake administrative tasks.

Additional Responsibilities

  • To assist in developing appropriate narratives to reach out to various organisations.
  • To ensure all correspondence and relevant administration is produced in a timely and accurate manner.
  • To assist the in the development of promotional material.
  • To be aware of and comply with key performance measures and indicators which enable Penny Appeal to produce evidence of its operational achievements against set targets.
  • To be aware of and comply with equal opportunities legislation and good practice in the area of equality and diversity.
  • To comply with all policies, procedures, legal and regulatory requirements.

Person Specification





a. Qualified to a degree level, preferably in International Development.


a. Experience of working with international programmes in an NGO setting.

b. Experience in research.

c. Experience of conducting needs assessments.


a. Knowledge and understanding of international programmes.

b. Knowledge of the charity sector.


a. Good leadership and people management skills.

b. Fluent written and spoken English.

c. Good IT skills.

d. Report and proposal writing skills.


a. Ability to work in a systematic and methodical manner.

b. Ability to work well on own initiative.

c. Ability to work flexibly, under pressure and adapt to change.


a. Flexibility to work additional hours as necessary to fulfil the requirements of the role and meet the organisational needs.

b. Commit to uphold the integrity and standards of Penny Appeal and its values.

You should never provide bank or financial information, or make any form of payment, when applying for a job. If you are ever asked to do this by a recruiter on our site, please email: [email protected]

Follow us: