The Frontline Club is seeking an enthusiastic and ambitious intern to join our team from September through December 2016 to support marketing and administration of the events programme. This position will be based in our Paddington, London office three days per week with a flexible schedule. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to attend […]
We are always looking for friendly, enthusiastic, hard working and ambitious individuals to help us improve and grow at Frontline. If you are interested in current affairs and like working in a small team we have two internship openings starting in February.
The explosion of the internship in the past 10 years has begun to raise some serious questions about the implications for a generation expected to work wage-free in order to move onto the career ladder.
Ross Perlin, an ex intern himself and the author of Intern Nation will be at the Frontline Club to take part in a panel discussion about internships and his investigation into a trend which, he argues, is destroying “what’s left of the ordered world of training, hard work and fair compensation”.
I don’t begrudge the principles underpinning unpaid internships or placements. To offer somebody the opportunity to gain experience, exposure, contacts and hopefully some structured training in an area or sector that interests them or in which they hope to build a career, seems perfectly sensible. In most of my experience, however, they rarely amount to […]
Tonight Paddy O’Connell of BBC Radio 4’s Broadcasting House will be back in the chair for June’s First Wednesday. There are a few tickets left so book now if you want to discuss the effect of the Arab Spring in Iran and the power struggle at the heart of Iran’s government. Tomorrow evening there is […]