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The internship programme is designed to attract the best potential talent and help create the next generation of careers within our sector.

An internship at Waddesdon allows participation in some of the most exciting work in a nationally and internationally renowned institution. This in turn give interns a number of formal and informal learning opportunities that assist the recipients with their future careers. Our aim is to ensure we open the doors of Waddesdon as widely as possible to the curators, conservators, archivists, gardeners, facilities managers, stewards, event organisers and leaders we may need in the future.

Our next internships for those looking to explore a career in the cultural heritage sector will run from 15 January to 11 May 2018. Job descriptions and application details will be available to download from this page from 5 September 2017. The deadline for applications will be 31 October 2017. Interviews will be held mid-November 2017.


Collections & Conservation Intern

The Conservation Intern works within the Collections and Conservation Department and is responsible for the care and access, conservation, research and interpretation of the contents of the house and the historic fabric of the building, the sculpture in the gardens, the historic papers and photographic archive.

Conservation Assistant Intern 2018 download details (pdf) >


Marketing & Communications Intern

The Marketing & Communications Intern is responsible for promoting the cultural and heritage activities of Waddesdon through a range of traditional and digital communications channels. The intern will work closely with press, marketing, design and web colleagues to maximise Waddesdon’s visibility nationally and globally.

Marketing & Communications Intern 2018 download details (pdf) >


Education & Learning Intern

The Education Intern will help deliver a comprehensive programme of curriculum-based school visits for primary and secondary children, plus a growing programme of family activities throughout the year, including every half term and bank holiday.

Education & Learning Intern 2018 download details (pdf) >


Commercial Marketing Intern

Rothschild Waddesdon Ltd is the trading arm of the Rothschild Foundation and focuses on private events, weddings, the Five Arrows Hotel, catering, gift and wine shops. The intern will work closely with press, design, marketing and web colleagues to maximise Waddesdon’s commercial contribution (which supports the care of the buildings, gardens and collections).

Commerical Marketing Intern 2018 download details (pdf) >

Grand Lodge Sasa Savic ©Rothschild Foundation, Waddesdon Manor

Rothschild Foundation Intern

The Rothschild Foundation manages Waddesdon Manor on behalf of the National Trust. Alongside this ongoing commitment  the Foundation also runs a varied grants programme across arts and heritage, the environment, education and social welfare. This internship will provide the opportunity to learn more about the arts, heritage, grant making and the charity sector.

Rothschild Foundation Intern 2018 download details (pdf) >

My six months at Waddesdon has confirmed my desire to pursue a Marketing career within a similar heritage institution, and has given me the skills I need to attain this.

Caledonia Quigley, Marketing & Communications Intern

By combining the delivery of activities with office tasks, this internship has helped me to better understand what it means to be an educator in the heritage sector.

Lia Perez, Education & Learning Intern

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