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Oxford City of Sanctuary Crankstart Internships

Application closing date: 10 June 2021

Oxford City of Sanctuary is offering two paid Summer Vacation internships for Oxford University students, funded through the Crankstart Widening Participation programme. There will be one Communications Intern and one Advocacy Intern position. Both positions will run for 7 weeks from 28 June 2021 to 20 August 2021. Oxford CofS is located in Cowley, but the positions will be based on remote working/work from home.

Role Descriptions:
1. Communications Intern
The intern will work with CofS colleagues to develop Oxford City of Sanctuary’s Social Media accounts (Facebook and Twitter) and the website. Basic familiarity with WordPress required.
2. Advocacy Intern
The intern will work closely with Oxford CofS registered directors on writing advocacy and campaign material on UK immigration, refugee, Human Rights, and citizenship issues. Applicants should have a strong interest in developing their knowledge of these policy areas.

Applicant Profile
– Communications
– Interest in Advocacy
– Social media experience
– Interest in Policy

Application details
Start date details: Internships will start on 28 June 2021. Duration 7 weeks

How to apply
Students applying for internships offered through the Internship Office submit their applications directly to the Internship Office. These will then be collated and forwarded to the employer for consideration.

Students are asked to provide:
– A CV
– A personal statement, explaining both why they are interested in the placement and the organisation, and why they would be well-suited to the post.

Organisation: Oxford City of Sanctuary
Reference ID: JYDEN
Opportunity type: Internship/Work Experience
Occupational areas: Third sector, Development, Not for Profit & Think Tanks, Media, Journalism & Publishing
Salary range: Covered by stipend/bursary. Oxford CofS is an Oxford Living Wage employer (£10.31/hour)

Country: UK
Location details: Work can be done remotely.
Number of positions: 2
Link to apply:

The Summer Internship Programme on CareerConnect:

Please email [email protected] if you have any queries.