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The intern engages in every aspect of the planning and delivery of Wilton Park’s portfolio of events.


What we do matters

At Wilton Park, we bring people together from around the world to help them solve some of the most complex global challenges. A home of strategic thought, respectful dialogue, and discreet diplomacy, it is the place people go when they need answers to difficult questions. It is where people turn when they need a space to resolve differences.

We deliver excellence in all that we do. We’re passionate, dedicated and take pride in our work. We deal with the world as it is, embracing change and navigating complexity. Working at Wilton Park is challenging but rewarding. We welcome thousands of guests through our doors each year and run over 60 events annually. We’re resilient and we’re determined, because what we do, matters. We’re proud of the impact that we have and the legacy that we leave.

We’re a team that delivers

As an organisation that works to support UK foreign and development policy, we want to reflect the world that we work in. Rooted in our local community and connected to the world, we value diversity and difference. We know that everyone has something to offer and the potential to grow. We need people from all sorts of backgrounds and with all kinds of skills to help us build a team that delivers.

The role

You will have the opportunity to engage in every aspect of the planning and delivery of Wilton Park’s portfolio of events, with first-hand experience across all the themes that we cover.

This will involve a broad range of engagement across the Wilton Park team, the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), and with partners and participants, all of whose contributions are vital to our role at the centre of the UK’s public diplomacy work.

You will meet and interact with individuals from many countries and walks of life, helping to establish important dialogue and mutually supportive networks to tackle some of the most pressing issues of the day.

This is a great opportunity for individuals with a strong interest in international and domestic affairs, keen to support the UK’s foreign policy objectives and make a difference.

The expected start date for this role is October / November 2023.

To apply, please send in your completed application form and a copy of your CV to

Closing date: 1200, Tuesday 8 August 2023.

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