Isle of Man News - POSTED Thu 12-05-2016

Intern position in the Clerk of Tynwald's Office

by LC

The Clerk of Tynwald’s Office is offering a one-year intern post in the Tynwald Chamber and Information Service.

The position will see the successful applicant working with the Tynwald administration and Hansard teams as well as with the clerks.

In so doing, he or she will gain first-hand experience of how a modern parliament operates, specifically how the Office of the Clerk of Tynwald supports the business of Tynwald and the Branches, parliamentary committees, the Isle of Man branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association and individual Members.

Clerk of Tynwald Roger Phillips said: ‘I am delighted that my Office can offer this position again this year; having an intern has been a great success and we hope to build on what has become a strong feature of the Office. We are looking for a young adult who is keen to spend a year in an organization which has 1000 years of tradition, but which also is innovative and outward-looking and embraces advances in communications technology. We will teach skills that will be of use in the wider world and also spread greater understanding of Tynwald in the community.’

For further information contact Head of the Chamber and Information Service, Ruth Eastham, 685764,

Application forms are available from the Clerk of Tynwald’s Office,, 685500 or visit

Applications must be received by 9am on Friday 3rd June 2016.

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