Interested In Overseas Summer Intern Position?

March 3, 2019 | 11 Comments

Bermudian students are invited to apply for one of three Summer Intern positions which offer the opportunity to be attached to one of Bermuda’s overseas offices in London, Washington DC or Brussels, with the successful applicants gaining experience while earning a salary of $1,000 a week.

A spokesperson said, “The Cabinet Office today invited applications from Bermudians who are interested in applying for one of three Summer Intern positions.

“Applicants must be pursuing a Master’s Degree and have an interest in public administration. He/she should want to understand the workings of the Government of Bermuda’s overseas offices.

“The programme will last for 12 weeks – 3 June – 30 August, 2019. The successful candidates will work under the direction of the Secretary to the Cabinet, and will be offered an opportunity to be attached to one of Bermuda’s overseas offices in London, Washington DC or Brussels.

“Successful applicants will provide administrative, research and general assistance in a range of relevant work projects, as needed, to the Representative Offices.

“The salary will be BD$1,000 a week with airfare and accommodation to the respective overseas office.

“To be considered, applicants must be accepted into, or currently enrolled, in a Master’s Degree programme. Previous work experience is not required; however, preference will be given to applicants pursuing courses of study in international relations, political science, economics, finance or a related discipline.

“The successful applicants must also be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing, be computer literate, have the ability to work independently and in a team setting. As part of Bermuda’s representative presence overseas, the selected candidates will be expected to operate at a high level of decorum, as they will be interacting with dignitaries and officials from other governments.

“All applicants must be Bermudian, possess a valid passport and if assigned to the London or Brussels offices must hold a UK passport.

“Proof of Bermudian status, an acceptance/enrollment letter in an accredited university, and two references must accompany the written application of interest.

“The application should be addressed to: 2019 Summer Internship Programme [Overseas Offices]. All requested documentation must be included with the application which can be emailed to tnsmith@gov.bm, brought or mailed to The Cabinet Office, 105 Front Street, Hamilton HM12, for the attention of The Secretary to the Cabinet. All applications must be received by no later than 5pm ADT on 29 March, 2019.”

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  1. Keven says:

    How about investing in our very own education system right here at Home. Another friends and family package set up.

  2. Yooooo says:

    “The salary will be BD$1,000 a week with airfare and accommodation to the respective overseas office”

    Im all for work experience etc but thats a big slap to bermudians here who cant even come close to earning that or any opportunities close to that! Plus airfare and accommodation lmfaoo. Plp lost it smfh

    • sage says:

      Get paid $1000 plus expenses to learn how to pretend to work for $3000+ a week.

  3. somuchless says:

    High rollers. 1000.00 a week smh. That’s more than what I make an I got it to. Anyway I why would I expect anything less. This is the plp and it isn’t their money.

  4. Boom Blam says:

    Wheres all this money coming from?

  5. Ringmaster says:

    Advance money spent to recruit more civil servants. The PLP just can’t prevent themselves from increasing debt.

  6. SweetLoquat says:

    Sounds more like a job placement paid for by the tax payers… so confused

  7. Triangle Drifter says:

    Watch for who gets these positions. Political connections? Which schools are they from?

  8. Frustrated young Bermudian says:

    Political connection indeed… already know who is getting rhe Belgium ‘intership’…wonder if they are advertising this position as Ms. Renee Webbs was NOT advertised!!! Saving face?!?!

    Besides… what is Ms. Webb and the intern doing?!?!?!

  9. Joe Bloggs says:

    I want to go to Brussels for the summer! Can I go please? Do I get diplomatic immunity too?

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