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Macmillan Internship

Contract Type
Brighton & Hove, London, Midlands (Home Based), Shipley
12-Week Voluntary Programme
Expiry Date
Your chance to shine this summer with a Macmillan Internship

Job Description


Looking for an exciting and unique opportunity to learn, develop and enhance your skills and experience? 


Are you keen to learn more about one of the UK’s largest charities whilst also making a difference to people living with cancer? Then a Macmillan Internship this summer could be just what you are looking for.

With tailored training and hands on experience, you’ll be part of our amazing and inspiring team.

With the chance to network with people across all areas of Macmillan, we will help you develop new skills and discover your strengths, and progress your career.

We don’t care where you’ve been – just where you’re going. Our internship scheme is open to anyone over 18 years of age.

Diversity and inclusion 
Macmillan is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion at all levels. We strongly believe the best way to support our diverse customer base is ensuring we have a diverse team to represent all cultures and backgrounds which will place us in the best position to support people living with cancer.

Career Management and development while you are here 
Our internship scheme is designed to develop and nurture talent and we will support you every step of the way. 

As part of your internship you will attend 5 training days with 3 workshops focused specifically on career management and employability skills as well as presentation skills, effective conversations workshop and action learning sets.

It will put you in a great position to get started if you’re considering a career in the charity sector.  We will help you apply for positions with us when they come up and your time with us will give your application a real boost.

What Macmillan will give you

  • A full induction to help you understand more about your role and how it fits into the wider organisation.
  • A development plan to enable you to gain the skills necessary to make the next step.
  • A buddy and mentoring scheme to give you the support you need.
  • Project work to give you a sense of ownership over the work you produce.
  • A chance to work on a team fundraising project.
  • Access to a comprehensive training package from the recruitment team on your career management and individual coaching on making a successful application.

The finer details…
Our Summer internship will run 3 days per week within normal office hours (9 – 5). We have multiple opportunities across Macmillan. Whilst the majority are based in London, we also have some exciting placements in Shipley and Brighton.

Please note the events management roles are home/mobile based and will require travel around the region, so therefore a car and driving license is essential.
***So what are you waiting for? Apply today!***

Regional Interview dates

For the Brighton Monitoring and Evaluation intern role, interviews will be held on Thursday 16th May at the Brighton Horizon Centre.

For the Shipley Safeguarding and Welfare intern role, interviews will be held on Friday 17th May at Shipley, West Yorkshire.

The Northamptonshire Events Management role will be held within the local area W/C Monday 13th May 

The Staffordshire Events Management role will be held within the local area W/C Monday 13th May


Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies.

We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths so we seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, reflecting the diverse nature of our society. 

We will support you throughout the recruitment process with any reasonable adjustments required in accordance with the Equality Act. Please contact the Recruitment Team if you require support.