The British Parliament is responsible for examining government proceedings and making new laws. It holds the power to set taxes and debates the issues of the day. This internship puts the student at the heart of the British Parliamentary campaign system. This internship is with the Welsh Conservative Party on local government elections. The Cardiff council is currently Labour party controlled and this position is for the Conservative party.

* This internship is only offered during Spring semester.


Interns will focus on campaign administration, managing volunteers, working on the party's voter ID database to determine targeting, and design work (preferably through Indesign).



There is no language requirement. 


Interns are responsible for finding housing. 


Costs include:
        Travel, Housing, and Living Expenses: $5000-$7000
        University of Utah Tuition
        Academic Fee: $300


International interns are eligible to apply for the Hinckley Global Scholarship offered through the Hinckley Institute. Information can be found here. The Hinckley Institute also offers a low-interest loan program found here. In addition to funding through the Hinckley Institute, scholarships are available through the Center for Learning Abroad.


Internship dates may vary depending upon location but are based around the academic calendar:

  • Spring Semester: January-April

* This internship is only offered during Spring semester.


Students are required to register for a minimum of 3 HNKLY credit hours and a maximum of 12. International interns are required to submit 4 reflections and 10 weekly updates throughout the semester, as well as write a final policy paper, which is due 4 weeks after the end of the semester.


Students are required to attend a pre-departure orientation, which provides cultural and safety training and explanation of academic requirements. Students also meet with the program manager upon returning from the internship.


Please submit the Hinckley online application before the deadline and then email Global Internship Manager Courtney McBeth to set up an interview. During the interview you will receive more information on program specifics.