Internships with the Welsh Government

Deadline: Friday 15 March 2024

WGSSS is pleased to offer 3 internship opportunities with the Welsh Government, working on specific projects covering a wide range of topics as detailed in the below project descriptions.

The internships are open to any ESRC WGSSS funded student (except those within 3 months of the start or end of their studentship). It is anticipated that the internships will be commencing in Spring/Summer 2024, for a period of 3 months (full-time or the part-time equivalent). Successful applicants will get an extension to their PhD equivalent to the duration of the internship.

These internships will offer opportunities to create impact by contributing to the work of government, the chance to build relationships outside of academia, as well as the ability to develop research skills in a policy environment.

Full project descriptions are available in the below linked documents:

Internship Descriptions

Research on the implementation and early impacts of the CAMHS In-Reach to Schools programme 
Duration:3 months 
Project: The focus of the project is to explore the implementation and early impacts of the Children and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) In-Reach service. The successful applicant will work closely with Welsh Government officials and stakeholders, in particular, staff in Public Health Wales (PHW).  
Department: The internship will be based within the Welsh Government’s Knowledge and Analytical Services (KAS). 

Evidence synthesis and research to inform education policy thinking
(2 placements available)
Duration: 3 months
Project: The focus of the project is to work on evidence to help inform the development of policy interventions.
Department: The internship will be based within the Welsh Government’s Knowledge and Analytical Services (KAS). 

Please submit your completed application form to enquiries@walesdtp.ac.uk by 4pm on the day of the deadline.