Internship programme

Looking for an internship? The Faith & Belief Forum’s internship programme gives you real, hands-on experience of working in the charity sector.

Programme Overview

Looking for an internship?

The Faith & Belief Forum’s internship programme gives you real, hands-on experience of working in the charity sector.

Whether you’re a recent graduate, looking to change career, or simply looking for experience in the UK’s leading interfaith organisation, our internships give you plenty of opportunities to develop the skills you need to progress your career.

The internship experience

Every three months we recruit a cohort of five-ten interns, joining us for three or six months, for three days per week.

Embedded in one of our teams with meaningful roles and tasks, interns play an active role in the organisation and are given opportunities to become involved in all aspects of the work.

Interns’ learning and development is at the heart of the programme. Alongside wide-ranging and varied day-to-day tasks and projects that challenge and build their experience and skills, interns are provided with fortnightly skills-based training sessions and take part in our dynamic interfaith workshops.


  • Practical hands-on experience in one of our teams with real, exciting projects from day one
  • Skills based training in finance & fundraising, social media, project management and more
  • Explore different faiths, beliefs and identities through our award winning workshops
  • CV and interview coaching
  • Join a diverse team of interns from different backgrounds
  • Access to interfaith and charity sector events and networking opportunities
  • Observe and support our activities in the field
  • Access to the F&BF Volunteer Alumni programme after your internship

Application dates

  • Application closing date: Monday 11 March at 9am
  • Assessment day for shortlisted applicants: Thursday 21 March
  • Induction dates: Monday 8 April and Tuesday 9 April
  • Internships finish: Friday 28 June

Please note that we are only accepting applications for the above dates; if you are interested in interning with us in the future please come back soon for our next opportunities. We recruit every three months for our internship programme.

Find out more about the roles available and apply below. Be sure to read the full role description before submitting your application.



Admin, Office & Operations Internship

The Admin, Office & Operations Intern works closely with the Head of Operations to learn the ins and outs of running a growing charity. If you are interested in gaining hands-on office experience, including administration, HR and office management, then this is the role for you.

More info Apply here

Education & Schools Internship

The Education and Schools internship involves working closely with our Schools team to support the development of F&BF’s educational workshops and school linking programme, helping young people become confident, sensitive and effective communicators when discussing faiths and beliefs. Responsibilities include coordinating and supporting the delivery of workshops and linking day activities in schools, organising and plan events and participating in programme related planning and development.

More info Apply here

Community, Events & Volunteer Management Internship

The Community, Events and Volunteer Management Intern gets stuck in with the range of Community Team projects, including our Community Awards, LGBT+Faith, Barking & Dagenham work, and the administration of the internship programme itself. If you are interested in supporting organisation and delivery of interfaith projects with adults, this is the role for you.

More info Apply here

Fundraising Internship

Fundraising Interns learn about and work across the F&BF teams. The purpose is to support the organisation’s Fundraising team through research, data analysis, event-planning, and communicating with a range of stakeholders (including internal stakeholders, community volunteers, prospective donors, and VIPs).

More info Apply here

Political Leadership Internship (ParliaMentors Programme)

ParliaMentors Interns support the planning, delivery and development of the award winning ParliaMentors leadership programme. If you are passionate about politics and bringing people together, and learning the inner workings of project management, then this role is perfect for you.

More info Apply here

Media & Communications Internship

The Media and Communications Intern will put their media and communication skills into practice by supporting the Communications team. Responsibilities include working on F&BF’s social media content and strategy, public relations, website design and updates, writing and editing articles, press releases and other written material, as well as designing promotional material.

More info Apply here

Main contact

Siobhán Anderson

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