Stratagem offers three-month, full-time internship opportunities, throughout the year, to graduates interested in a public affairs career.

As members of the Stratagem team, interns gain first-hand experience of working in a busy public affairs consultancy, on a range of projects. Many of our interns have used their time at Stratagem to forge successful careers in the public affairs profession and alumni of the programme include current staff.

Essential criteria:

  • Good research, writing and communication skills;

  • Educated to degree level;

  • A keen interest in politics and public affairs;

  • Knowledge of Northern Ireland's structures of governance;

  • An ability to demonstrate one’s initiative, exhibit a professional attitude and display a keen desire to learn new skills.

This placement will reimburse reasonable travel expenses, as well as lunch costs.

We are not currently recruiting for the programme. However, please keep an eye on this page, as well as our Twitter feed, for future updates.