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House of Commons and Welsh Assembly Placements Summer 2014 Information Meeting 23 October 2013.

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1 House of Commons and Welsh Assembly Placements Summer 2014 Information Meeting 23 October 2013

2 Parliamentary Placement Scheme What is it? –Summer placement in Welsh Assembly or House of Commons –Placement with an AM/MP or Political Party –Varied work –Usually last weeks

3 Parliamentary Placement Scheme What are we looking for? –Second year students – single honours, joint or major/minor –Competitive application process –Not necessarily just academic high flyers –Good ambassadors

4 Parliamentary Placement Scheme Funding –Awards of £250 will be given to successful candidates

5 Parliamentary Placement Scheme How do I apply? –Complete application form –Curriculum Vitae –Covering letter –Passport sized photograph –Deadline: Monday 11 November 2013

6 Parliamentary Placement Scheme What happens next? –Submit application by deadline - Monday 11 November –Department to draw up shortlist and inform applicants –Interviews conducted – Provisional date 3/4 December –Shortlisted candidates informed of outcome –Start matching students with MPs and AMs –Once placement confirmed, MP or AM to contact student to finalise arrangements, accommodation and security pass

7 Parliamentary Placement Scheme Summary of Deadlines/Dates (Pease note: these dates are subject to change) 11 NovemberSubmit application form to the Drop box, Departmental Foyer 22 NovemberNotification of short-listed candidates 3/4 DecemberInterviews w/b 9 DecemberNotification of results to short- listed candidates April-MayFinal briefing Early OctoberFeedback & 1-page summary

8 Parliamentary Placement Scheme Student Feedback


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