Internships at Waddesdon Manor
Our Internship programme is designed to attract the best potential talent and help create the next generation of careers within our sector.
Waddesdon internship programme
Our aim is to ensure we open the doors of Waddesdon as widely as possible to the curators, conservators, archivists, gardeners, facilities managers, stewards, event organisaers and leaders we may need in the future.
" My six months at Waddesdon has confirmed my desire to pursue a Marketing career within a similar heritage institution, and has given me the skills I need to attain this."
When can I become an intern?
Our current programme is full. Job descriptions and application details will be available to download from this page for the next intake due in January 2019 shortly.
Collections & Conservation Intern
The Conservation Intern works within the Collections and Conservation Department and is responsible for the care and access, conservation, research and interpretation of the contents of the house and the historic fabric of the building, the sculpture in the gardens, the historic papers and photographic archive.
Marketing & Communications Intern
The Marketing & Communications Intern is responsible for promoting the cultural and heritage activities of Waddesdon through a range of traditional and digital communications channels. The intern will work closely with press, marketing, design and web colleagues to maximise Waddesdon's visibility nationally and globally.
Educational & Learning Intern
The Education Intern will help deliver a comprehensive programme of curriculum-based school visits for primary and secondary children, plus a growing programme of family activities throughout the year, including every half-term and bank holiday.
Commerical Marketing Intern
Rothschild Waddesdon Ltd is the trading arm of the Rothschild Foundation and focuses on private events, weddings, the Five Arrows Hotel, catering, gift and wine shops. The intern will work closely with press, design, marketing and web colleagues to maximise Waddesdon's commerical contribution (which supports the care of the buildings, gardens and collections).
Rothschild Foundation Intern
The Rothschild Foundation manages Waddesdon Manor on behalf of the National Trust. Alongside this ongoing commitment the Foundation also runs a varied grants programme across arts and heritage, the environment, education and social welfare. This internship will provide the opportunity to learn more about the arts, heritage, grant making and the charity sector.
" By combining the delivery of activities with office tasks, this internship has helped me to better understand what it means to be an educator in the heritage sector."