Royal Institution – Education Programmes Assistant – Deadline extended to 6 Apr 2020

The Royal Institution (RI) is world-renowned as the home of science and is now looking for a PhD student to take on an internship with us as Education Programmes Assistant to join the Schools Programme for a 3-month placement to gain experience of education outreach and science communication.

The Education Programme Assistant will lead on the evaluation of the Ri’s Science in Schools programme and will be a key member of the outreach team assisting with the development and roll out of the Ri’s new Science in Schools show.

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For more information about the RI internship programme and details on individual placements, timeframes and how to apply:


The role is based in Central London so students will be expected to base themselves within or near to London for the period of the placement.


The dates of the internship were originally planned for May to July 2020 but will be flexible depending on circumstances (possibly September to December).

How to apply

To apply please send your CV to, along with a short supporting statement, no longer than 500 words, to explain why you are interested in the internship and how you meet the experience set out above.

Please also complete the Recruitment Monitoring Form and return this along with your application.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9.00am on Monday 6th April 2020.

NB This has been extended from the original deadline of 24th March.


If you have any queries or need any further information about the Ri or these opportunities before advertising them, please contact Becky Poyntz (noting her part-time working hours).

Becky Poyntz

Human Resources Advisor

Office days- Tuesday to Thursday