Internships with Royal Collection Trust are structured temporary programmes that provide on-the-job learning for people wishing to acquire skills and knowledge in order to establish themselves in a specific field of work.
How long do internships with Royal Collection Trust last?
Internship programmes within Royal Collection Trust range from six months to one year on a full-time basis. All our programmes are structured and are sufficient in length to allow interns to be involved in a meaningful end-to-end project, whilst also gaining broad experience in their chosen field of work.
What can I expect to get out of an internship with Royal Collection Trust?
A Royal Collection Trust internship will allow you to:
- Gain experience in the workplace;
- Gain exposure to many areas relevant to your chosen field of work;
- Build the skill base and knowledge required for your chosen field of work;
- Be involved in a meaningful project;
- Improve your CV and increase your future career prospects;
- Develop a network of contacts;
- Benefit from support and mentoring in your chosen career path.
What is the content of a Royal Collection Trust internship?
The exact content will vary depending on field of work. All our interns are assigned to a mentor and/or supervisor, with whom they will set specific learning objectives to be achieved during the course of the internship. Interns can expect to have regular review meetings with their supervisor. You will be allocated specific daily tasks, for which you will receive support and training, and you will also be involved in more long-term project-based work.
What must I commit to?
We expect our interns to commit to the full length of the programme, so they can benefit fully from the experience.
Where will I be based?
This will depend on the specific field of work. We currently run internship programmes at St James’s Palace, Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle.