|Government Innovation (Rethinking Parks) Internship - Nesta Internship Programme|
|Salary:||London Living Wage £9.75 per hour- £365.63 per week|
|Date Posted:||15 August 2017|
|Vacancy Type:||Graduate Internship|
Role Title: Government Innovation (Rethinking Parks) Internship
Salary: London Living Wage £9.75 per hour- £365.63 per week
Term: 6 months - Friday 6th October 2017 and end date Friday 6 April 2018
Hours: Full-time 37.5 per week
Location: Blackfriars, London
Deadline: 10am, Tuesday 29th August 2017
To Apply: Please see below -All applications for all of the Internship vacancies at Nesta will be managed by the University of London, Internship team. Therefore, if you have any problems with applying or questions regarding the placement, Nesta ask that you contact the University of London Internships team directly. Any candidates that contact Nesta directly will not be considered in the application process.
We are looking for an enthusiastic intern to join the Nesta’s Government Innovation (people power) team in the Innovation Lab.
What do we do?
We are launching a new programme soon with some exciting partners, to help local government find new ways to fund parks and get communities involved. We’ll be awarding grants and helping them think through how to use people power and digital to work differently. . We can’t say too much more until they are announced publicly but the work will build on our past work on Rethinking Parks directly as well as scoping an exciting new area of development! The next 6 months are going to be an exciting time as we design and launch the new programme, promote it to receive high quality applications, then assess applications and decide who to award funding to and work with over the next few years.
About the team
We’re a new project team. You’ll be one of 4 working on the programme day to day. Our team is situated within a wider group of colleagues working on Government Innovation right across Nesta. As such we support one another across different programmes, especially at peak times.
We’re part of the Innovation Lab which undertakes practical programmes and grant funding and so you’ll get to be part of the Innovation Lab’s regular training, external seminars and team lunches, so you’ll quickly feel part of the wider Nesta team!
The focus of this role will be in is on working with the team to support the delivery of one of our major new partnership programmes. The role will appeal to someone interested in practical work at a large charity and in particular the practicalities of how a grant funder works - how we research the best ideas, open grant funds, select grantees and work with them to put in place plans to help them grow and learn from their innovations to help many more people.
You’ll spend your time:
Nesta is a global innovation foundation. Our mission is to spark and shape new ideas to improve how the world works for everyone. We use our knowledge, networks, funding and skills to take on big challenges, working in partnership with others to make change happen. We are a UK charity and our work is enabled by a financial endowment.
We see - we spot opportunities in challenges
We spark - we generate novel ideas to solve big problems that matter to everyone
We shape - we provide the help needed for promising ideas to grow and adapt
We shift - we join with others to back world-changing ideas
All applications for all of the Internship vacancies at Nesta will be managed by the University of London, Internship team. Therefore, if you have any problems with applying or questions regarding the placement, Nesta ask that you contact the University of London Internships team directly. Any candidates that contact Nesta directly may be missed in the application process.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 10am, Tuesday 29th August 2017
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