Internship and work experience at Flint

We offer internships and practical work experience for young people with an interest or background in policy, politics, competition and regulation.

Types of placement

As part of the application review process, Flint will determine what placement type you will considered for.

Consultant track

During our Consultant-track programme, you will work closely with our experienced consultants. If you meet our performance expectations and there is an open opportunity for an offer of employment, this will be discussed towards the end of your internship.

Learning and development

This programme is designed for individuals who would benefit from the experience and are progressing through their studies. The primary purpose is to learn, develop and gain experience, but this will not lead to full-time employment.

Work experience

This programme is designed for those who are not yet ready for full-time work but are interested in and would benefit from, a brief exposure to working life.

The internship schemes

LONDON
BRUSSELS
Are usually offered for periods of 8-12 weeks but this can be flexible
Typically take place over the summer, in order to facilitate applications from university students, but can be at any time of the year as convenient
Entails working closely with experienced Flint staff on day-to-day activities
Includes participation in client teams and internal meetings, with contact with clients if appropriate
Are paid at least the London Living Wage dependent on the type of placement
Are governed by a formal contract of employment
Are governed by a formal contract of employment (CIP Convention d'immersion professionnelle)
Are usually offered for periods of up to 6 months
Entails working closely with experienced Flint staff on day-to-day activities
Includes participation in client teams and internal meetings, with contact with clients if appropriate

Application process

Please submit your CV and cover letter stating why you would like to work at Flint. There will be an interview via video call which will be an opportunity to discuss and showcase your strengths, as well as to find out more about us.

For London-based internships, we only accept applications from those who have the right to work in the United Kingdom, and for Brussels-based internships, we only accept applications from those who have the right to work in the European Union.

Brussels applications are reviewed on an ad hoc basis. 
London applications are currently closed. For more information refer to the FAQ section at the bottom of this page.

See What Our Interns Say

Working at Flint has equipped me with a variety of transferrable skills that I know will be useful wherever I go in my career. Being able to interact with a diverse group of people from all around the world has really helped me develop a global perspective. Additionally, everyone from the consultants to the partners are very supportive, which helped me to grow and learn in a very conducive environment.
Louis Quah
Interning with Flint for the summer has been a fantastic learning experience. Working alongside such experienced and knowledgable individuals on intellectually stimulating and diverse policy areas has helped me develop my own skillset and understand what I would like to focus on in my career. Everyone at Flint has also been incredibly supportive with their time and advice, making me feel really welcome in the London office.
Hanna Prytherch
During my time at Flint, I've had the privilege of collaborating with a team of specialists around the world in an environment that actively fosters learning and improvement. I've experienced tremendous personal growth and gained tools from projects that have equipped me with invaluable skills that even extend beyond Flint.
Alex Ling

Frequently
Asked Questions

When does the application process open?
London applications open once a year in the month of February. Brussels has an ad hoc application process. 
How long do placements typically last?
Between 8-12 weeks with an opportunity to extend in London and up to 6 months in Brussels.
Will I get paid?
Internships are paid, however work experience is not.
Will I get a laptop, provided with equipment?
Yes.
Can I work remotely?
Yes, we offer flexibility.
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