View Vacancy - Intern – COP25 Visit Programme Support

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Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)
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We are recruiting for an intern to support the British Embassy’s new COP25 Climate Change and Clean Growth Unit with a range of duties aimed at handling high-level visitor programmes for the United Nations Climate Conference COP25 that will be held in Santiago, Chile from 2-13 December 2019. The intern will assist the wider Embassy team with the preparation and delivery of British Embassy COP25 related activities and visits focused on key UK-Chile climate priority areas; electromobility, oceans, Antarctica, clean energy, and green finance.


  • Provide general administrative support to the COP25 Unit by organising paper and electronic files, maintaining and updating the stakeholder database, taking minutes, assisting with diary management, greeting visitors, and handling incoming calls and messages.
  • Work with the team to organise official visits to Santiago by assisting with the preparation of visits and event packs and by managing invitations for events.
  • Assist the team with visit programme administration, including logistics, booking facilities, liaising with suppliers/implementers and keeping the programmes up to date.

The intern must be enrolled in a university/college programme that will allow them to participate in an internship “practica professional”.

Fluent Spanish. Ideally business level in both written and spoken English.

The ideal candidate would already have some knowledge of one or more of the UK-Chile COP25 climate priority areas and some experience related to events management.

Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
6 August 2019
Fixed Term, Intern
3 months
Latin America and Spanish speaking Caribbean
British Embassy
CLP 301,000
23 September 2019
20 December 2019

Must have the legal status to live and work in Chile.

The intern will work full-time during the internship. The Embassy working hours are 09:00-1730 Mon-Thurs and 0900-1300 on Friday. The intern will be required to be flexible in their approach to hours worked, as sometimes these will be dictated by operational needs and may involve working out of hours (evening and/or weekends) during events and visits.

The intern will have the opportunity to take part in policy related Lunch and Learn sessions that take place at the Embassy on a regular basis. In addition, the intern will have a clear plan for their internship, which will include development points.

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This opportunity is closed to applications.