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The John Wheatley internship

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Job advertisement

David Linden MP is seeking an enthusiastic intern to join his staff for the annual John Wheatley internship.

This three-month summer internship is ideal for someone who is passionate about Glasgow’s East End. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a dedicated office team in Shettleston as well as Westminster.

Over the course of the internship, you’ll learn how to deal with constituency casework, draft news releases, learn admin skills, craft speeches and organise constituency events.


  • Salary: £9.00 per hour (Scottish living wage)
  • Hours of work: Monday-Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm
  • Place of work: Primarily Shettleston, with occasional travel to Westminster (travel and accommodation will be paid for)

How to apply

To apply, please send an essay of no more than 800 words, arguing the case for investing in preserving tenement stock housing.

A copy of your CV should also be included and emailed alongside the essay to david.linden.mp@parliament.uk.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 29th March. Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 29th April.

If you require more information about this opportunity, please call David Linden MP’s constituency office on 0141 778 1177.


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