The IARS International Institute is excited to announce a new internship for the Secretariat of our peer reviewed Youth Voice Journal. The deadline for applications is midnight 24th June 2016. Working days and hours are flexible and will be negotiated once the candidate has been selected. Travel expenses (up to £7.50 per day) and lunch (up to £5 per day) will be covered. This is a perfect vacancy for PhD or postgraduate candidates with many training opportunities. Follow the link for the application pack.

Role of the Secretariat of Youth Voice Journal

This is an exciting opportunity for a junior researcher to join an international research and social policy think - tank. The Youth Voice Journal  is a key part of our work allowing academics and young people to publish their research on a peer – reviewed platform.  As the Secretariat for the Youth Voice Journal your role will be key to the development of the Journal. You will support the Comms and Marketing Manager with the organisation, development and promotion of the Journal. Your day to day tasks will vary including: handle new submissions and ensure that they comply with the submission guidelines, register the journal with indexing services and  research universities and educational institutions to identify opportunities for its the expansion.

Who we are looking for

What makes the The IARS International Institute team special is commitment, drive, flexibility and team work and we are looking for someone with the same qualities. Please review our three founding values before applying. For this internship opportunity we are looking for an ambitious junior researcher with genuine interest in promoting research and academic work. The right candidate will have excellent communication and organisation skills with ability to take initiatives, plan and prioritise work effectively.

How to apply

We want to make sure that the organisation and job are right for you and you are right for us. If you are interested in applying please send us, by midnight on the 24th June 2016, the following:

  1. CV
  2. Covering letter
  3. The IARS diversity form (follow link to complete)

Please send them via email to Please include in your subject “Secretariat Youth Voice Journal”. Incomplete applications or applications received after the deadline will NOT be accepted.

Shortlisting and Interviews

Shortlisted applicants will be notified by 28th June 2016 for a telephone or face to face interview on an agreed date and time. Kindly note that due to the nature of the role the successful applicant should be able to commit for a minimum period of three months for approximately 6 hours per week. 

We regret that we do not have the resources to inform other applicants that they have not been shortlisted.If you have any questions about the post please e-mail