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Fi Wi Road Internship

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This scheme will run part-time from June to September 2021, and interns will be working

alongside Black Geographers CIC, the Royal Geographical Society (RGS), including the

Race, Culture and Equality (RACE) Working Group, and Society for Caribbean Studies

(SCS). Throughout the internship you will be expected to aid in coordinating and facilitating both the SCS Conference and RGS Conference. Applicants should ensure that they are available across the dates for these events (5th – 10 th July and 31 st August – 3rd September respectively).


Your responsibilities will include:

● Participation in conference planning meetings

● Administrative support for conference sessions

● Presentations to staff and delegates


This internship will culminate in a writing retreat, where the cohort will complete their

contributions towards a collection of works for publication in Antipode: A Radical Journal of

Geography. These works will be co-produced with support throughout the internship, and

they will be defined, in content and style, by the cohort, as a creative exploration of your

experiences, hopes, and critiques of UK-based Geography and its possible futures.


What you will receive:

● Experience co-administering an academic conference

● Opportunities to present your ideas and experiences at conferences and online

● Academic work published in Antipode

● Learning opportunities in the form of writing support and a writing retreat

● Mentoring from a member of the RACE Group

● Support from a cohort of other PCR Black researchers


Interns will be compensated at £15/hr, and employed for approximately 112 hours

across the 4-month period. This is a remote working position.


Full details:


https://drive.google.com/file/d/1aLbjxizyhTUu9tAC1j4vWOt6PP3zxhhh/view


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