Intern Profile:

IBDE regularly seeks to recruit enthusiastic, positive-minded individuals with a strong work ethic, who are interested in pursuing a career in international business, financial and professional services, diplomacy, media and politics. We are particularly interested to hear from individuals with excellent academic achievements and interest/experience on UK and EU Affairs, Brexit, international trade and investment policy, commercial diplomacy, marketing & communication, as well as social media and web design capabilities.

Internship Opportunities:

An internship at IBDE gives you the opportunity to gain valuable work experience within a growing non-profit organisation in the field of international business, consulting, trade and diplomacy. During your time at IBDE you will be assisting in developing and preparing meetings and seminars. This will provide you with an opportunity to network with important figures from international business, diplomacy and academia.


  • Minimum 3-month unpaid commitment;
  • Excellent spoken and written English;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Good administrative and IT skills;
  • Experience of meetings management;

Intern Responsibilities:

  • Your specific responsibilities will depend upon the activity of IBDE at the time of your internship. Typical responsibilities include:
  • Marketing activity – exploring potential sponsors and speakers for IBDE events;
  • Forum-based research relevant to the goals of our programmes;
  • Researching potential programme stakeholders;
  • Supporting event planning and management for panel discussions, investment conferences, seminars, workshops, and social activities;
  • Depending on the duration of the internship and the opportunities available, interns may have the opportunity to take on extra responsibility.

Successful candidates should expect a short interview.

To Apply:

Please send an email to expressing your interest, together with a copy of your CV and two references.