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HR Internship

The British Academy is seeking a highly motivated individual to join the HR team for a six month HR Internship, starting in September 2016.


The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences. Its purpose is to support excellence in these disciplines, throughout the UK and internationally, and to champion their social, cultural and economic value.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join the HR team as an Intern for six months, starting in September 2016.

The Internship provides an introduction and exposure to a generalist remit of administrative HR tasks. The successful applicant will provide project and administration support to the HR & Corporate Services Officer and Director of Finance & Corporate Services where required.

The job description and person specification for this Internship has been attached to the right hand side of this page for you to download and review.

This British Academy HR Internship is paid at the London Living Wage rate (£9.40 per hour) and is full-time (35 hours per week, 9am – 5pm [this can be flexible], with 1 hour unpaid lunch). The Academy offers 34 days of annual leave, equating to 17 days of holiday over 6 months for the for the post-holder.

Closing date: Thursday, 1st September 2016.


Please send your CV and a brief covering letter, outlining how you are suited to the role and why you are seeking an HR internship to by 12pm on Thursday, 1st September 2016.

Interviews will take place week commencing 5th September 2016, and candidates should be available to start as soon as possible. We will only contact shortlisted applicants.

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