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current intern opportunities at the RSA

current intern opportunities at the RSA

All current internship opportunities at the RSA will be advertised on this page. 

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RSA Student Design Awards Intern

Circa £17,108 salary per annum (equivalent to the London Living Wage, pro rata) + benefits

35 hours per week, Fixed term for 6 months, based in London WC2

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within the RSA’s Action and Research Centre to provide support to the RSA Student Design Awards team. The RSA Student Design Awards is a global curriculum and competition that challenges emerging designers to tackle pressing social, environmental and economic issues through design thinking.

More about this role


I was starting to tear my hair out at the prospect of finding an opportunity to gain experience within this sector; then I found the RSA internship scheme.

Hilary Chittenden

Who can apply?

The RSA welcomes new perspectives on its work and our interns will come from many different backgrounds and disciplines - from recent graduates and those wanting a sabbatical, to those looking to change career. We're looking for hard-working, open-minded and collaborative people who want to change the world.


When and where?

Internships will usually last between three and six months. The start and anticipated duration of internships will be advertised with each opportunity, along with details of how to apply. The majority of our interns will be based with us at our head office on John Adam Street, London, although this might differ on a project-by-project basis.