Ymlaen: The Senedd’s Internship for Black, Asian, and Ethnic Minority graduates

The Senedd Commission (Senedd) has partnered with the Windsor Fellowship to launch a new internship programme, offering four opportunities to individuals from a Black, Asian or Ethnic Minority background.

The Senedd is committed to attracting talent from a wide range of backgrounds and recognises the value in reflecting the
diversity of the Welsh population.

The internship programme is a great way to gain paid work experience in an exciting and unique environment at the heart of Welsh democracy. 

 
About the internship

We are offering a paid, 12-month training internship for four graduates from a Black, Asian or Ethnic Minority background. You can choose to apply for placements within various areas across the organisation.

Although the internship does not offer or guarantee a substantive role at the end of the 12-month period, the aim is for the you to develop the skills and gain the experience required for  a role within the Senedd Commission or elsewhere.

Training at the Senedd means you will be at the heart of Welsh politics, developing your skills and knowledge on how to best navigate and assist a busy and exciting workplace where Welsh laws are made. The Internship is an excellent opportunity that has been designed to provide you with the understanding and ability to develop within a diverse and inclusive organisation.

Your development

  • Windsor Fellowship support - our partners the Windsor fellowship, will provide you with pastoral and interview support from the point of application.

  • Mentorship – Take advantage of on-going coaching, mentorship and guidance from experienced Senedd employees.

  • Skills building – Grow key technical, professional and leadership skills through training and development opportunities

  • Career development – Gain exposure to career growth activities to help prepare for post-graduation careers.

 

Eligibility Criteria

 

  • A resident in the UK or Ireland for a minimum of three years (this is a requirement to undertake National Security Vetting)

  • Available to take part in the internship from April 2022 to April 2023

  • From a Black, Asian or Ethnic Minority background

  • Right to work in the UK without restrictions. Please note that the Senedd does not sponsor work visas

  • You are a graduate by the time the scheme starts

  • You are living in Wales 

Roles and Job Descriptions 

Please read the person specifications fully and ensure that your application addresses the skills required.

Application Process 

  • Stage 1 Applications have now closed. 

  • Stage 2 Successful applicants will be invited to attend a virtual Assessment Centre with the Windsor Fellowship                              consisting of a presentation and interview (January-February 2022)

  • Stage 3 Final stage virtual interview with the Senedd team (w/c 14 February 2022)

  • Stage 4 Senedd to select and inform successful Interns (February 2022)

  • Stage 5 Onboarding and security vetting process (all offers are dependent on completing the security clearance) (March                 2022)

  • Stage 6 Internship begins (April 2022)

If you have any questions about the programme please contact: internships@windsor-fellowship.org and read the 

Frequently Asked Questions