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People and Organisational Developement Intern

Location:
London
Careers Site Advertising End Date:
20 Nov 2018
About Tony Blair Institute for Global Change:

Each internship is different and set for a period of 8 weeks. Please only apply if you are available for the duration of July and August 2019.  

Interviews will be scheduled in the first two weeks of December. You will be contacted via email if you are successful. 

 
At the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change we are dedicated to making globalisation work for the many, not the few. We do this by helping countries, their people and their governments, address some of the most difficult challenges in the world today – beginning with those where we think we can break new ground, offering leaders new thinking and new approaches. Our staff – over 200 of them, based all over the world – are working on some of the most intractable problems around issues of co-existence, governance, the peace process in the Middle East and renewing the centre.
Focus of the Role:
The recently formed People and Organisation Development team has a key role to play in enabling the transition to a united Institute. The summer intern will work with us across a wide range of specialties with the team. These will include internal communications, employee engagement, learning and development and recruitment. 
What We Look For in Our People:
The overall objectives of the intern’s assignment is to help us deliver on a range of challenging projects in the areas of internal communications and engagement, learning and development and recruitment. The candidate will have an interest in working in the area of people and organization development and want to gain experience in the different elements of this broad discipline. You will currently be in your second/third year of an undergraduate programme or studying for a Masters in a relevant area.
 
Intern’s responsibilities:
 
1. Writing and production of internal communications working with the Internal Communications Project Manager
 
• Understanding employee engagement methodologies and our continuous listening approach
• Engaging employees across the organization to identify suitable content
• Writing and editing in line with organisational style and voice across a range of platforms, creating content pieces across multiple channels (email, intranet, blog and video) for use internally.
 
2. Development of learning and development programmes and resources working with the Learning and Development Project Manager
 
• Identifying possible learning and development solutions to development requirement
• Co-designing learning and development interventions that are accessible to everyone in the organisation regardless of location
• Research, analyse and recommend new approaches and technologies to enhance access to learning and development.
• Use learning technologies to support learning and development interventions across the organization
 
3. Development of new approaches to acquiring and retaining talent
 
• Research and analyse the current environment and approaches internally and externally for acquiring and retaining talent globally
• Recommend how we can enhance our current practice
• Review and recommend how we can enhance current candidate experience.
 
 
VALUES WE LOOK FOR:
 
• COURAGE… because to tackle global challenges, we must innovate and take smart risks
• COLLABORATION… because when we work together and with external partners, we can overcome even the largest problems
• COMPASSION … because our work is ultimately about improving people’s lives
 
 
WHAT WE CAN OFFER IN RETURN:
 
• Guidance and mentorship
• Exposure to exciting projects which will have an organization level impact
• Opportunity to develop new skills and learn in a collaborative and global work environment

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