Internship vacancy at the Geographical Association

Geography AssociationThe Department of Geography is pleased to announce an internship opportunity at the Geographical Association in Sheffield (see below). Please find attached details regarding the internship and the essay competition (the essay deadline will be Friday 20th January 2017 and the winner will be informed in late February/early March) Expand the boxes below to learn more about the vacancy.





What is the Geographical Association?

The Geographical Association (GA) is the national association for Geography Teachers. The GA’s core objective is to further the study, learning and teaching of geography in the UK. The GA has an historic link with the Department, and its headquarters are based here in Sheffield.

What does the internship involve?

The intern will work to promote Geography as a subject to potential University applicants through activities such as:

  • contributing to the GA website
  • liaising with local schools and teachers
  • assisting the GA with their activities, publications, and events
What’s in it for me?

The four-week internship will start in June 2017 (after the semester 2 exam period) and will provide the successful applicant with:

  • valuable experience of working in a professional organisation
  • £200 per week remuneration
  • a prestigious, competitive, academic-related activity to add to your CV
Who is eligible and how do I apply?

All students studying Geography courses are eligible (including Environmental Science and Dual Honours courses). The internship will be awarded on the basis of an essay competition, details of which are attached on the right hand widget of this page.

Click here to view the competition guidelines.