Internship Opportunity: Autumn 2022

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We would like to appoint an Emerging Minds Intern to work for 3 months in the autumn (September – November 2022) as part of the Emerging Minds team within the growing TOPIC group (The Oxford Psychological Interventions in Childhood and adolescence Group), led by Professor Cathy Creswell.

Salary: £11.81 per hour

Hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week). We are also interested to hear from candidates who would like to undertake the internship on a part-time basis (minimum of 2 days per week).

Closing date: Monday 4th July 2022 at 9am

Interview date: Thursday 14th July 2022

The Emerging Minds Network is a mental health research network funded by UK Research and Innovation.  Our vision is to see the number of children and young people who experience mental health problems halved within 20 years. We are fostering research collaborations, across sectors and disciplines, focusing on mental health promotion, prevention and early treatment for children and young people. We are addressing this via 4 research challenges.

The Role

This internship role will focus on supporting with our Emerging Minds network conference, planned for 17 October 2022, and for compiling and sharing the research findings and progress made by the network.

You should have an interest in children and young people’s mental health research and an undergraduate degree (or equivalent experience).  We particularly welcome applications from candidates with lived experience of mental health difficulties and from backgrounds under-represented in mental health research.

We can offer the opportunity to work alongside experienced researchers and other professionals in a world class university setting.  You will have the chance to develop your research and communication skills and deepen your knowledge of children & young people’s mental health.  You will also have a chance to work closely with and make connections with experts in other sectors.

Application Process

You can contact Emily Lloyd for an informal chat about this opportunity or if you have any questions or require any further information about the role by emailing

Application is by CV and covering letter – please send these to Emily Lloyd by 9am on Monday 4th of July 2022.

Interviews for this role will be held on Thursday 14th of July 2022.

For further details on the post and the application process please download the full job description.