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People with mental health problems are three times as likely to be in problem debt: we’re here to change that. Money and Mental Health is an independent charity, committed to breaking the link between financial difficulty and mental health problems. We conduct research, develop practical policy solutions and work in partnership with both those providing services and those using them to find what really works. We have a dedicated, passionate and friendly team – and are committed to being an equal opportunities employer. 


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External Affairs internship


We’re looking for an ambitious, enthusiastic person with a demonstrable interest in mental health, campaigning and communications to join the Institute’s External Affairs team on a six month internship. This is a fixed-term, training position.

The successful candidate will have the unique opportunity to get hands on experience of all aspects of our external affairs work, from contributing to our public affairs and campaign activities to producing social media and digital content and helping to organise our events.

You will also have the opportunity to contribute to the overall direction and the day-to-day functioning of the organisation, and we can promise a concerted and systematic focus on your own learning and professional development. A full job description is available here.

The salary is London living wage (£10.55 per hour). The deadline for applications is midnight on 11 December, and interviews will be held on 17 December. The internship will run from the start of February 2019 to the end of July 2019.

If you are interested in this position please apply by email to Please send:

  • a CV (no more than two sides of A4 in no smaller than size 11 font), including two references. References will not be contacted without prior permission
  • a covering letter (no more than one side of A4 in no smaller than size 11 font)
  • an equality and diversity monitoring form.


Money and Mental Health is committed to interviewing a broad range of candidates for vacancies and that financial difficulty should not be a barrier to interview. Where needed we can interview candidates over Skype and in some circumstances we can meet travel costs for interview, please ask for further details.