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The Parliamentary Research Service (PRS) is a pooled resource for over 100 Labour MPs providing research materials in support of their parliamentary duties.

The PRS is looking for a researcher (6 month paid internship) to join the team.

This opportunity is designed to develop a set of skills and experiences that will help the participant go onto employment within a political environment or beyond.

This will be a challenging role, designed to develop the following:

  • Skills in writing high quality, accurately researched copy and background brie􏰀ng materials;
  • Skills in monitoring Parliamentary activity including the passage of Bills, Private Members’ Bills and Back-bench business.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have excellent writing skills including spelling and grammar;
  • Have accurate and thorough research skills with an eye for detail;
  • Have an interest in Parliament;
  • Be well organised and able to work to deadlines.

Closing date

Applications for this post closed 11:59pm on Monday 17th July 2017