A year working at the heart of
public service and spiritual formation


About Us

Faith in Politics is a Catholic Parliamentary and Public Affairs internship scheme

The scheme uniquely offers a foundation of Catholic faith and spiritual formation for those who believe they may have a vocation to public service in politics or public affairs.

Interns commit to a varied year exploring the political landscape and the Church’s involvement in social action. This occurs first and foremost in their work placements with Members of Parliament and CAFOD, the Church’s overseas aid agency.

The Opportunity

Two possible internship streams

An internship with Faith in Politics involves working either in the office of a Member or Parliament or in the public affairs office at CAFOD, the overseas aid agency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales.


Work with a member of parliament across a variety of parliamentary issues


Work within the team responsible for CAFOD’s parliamentary engagement


What is unique about the Catholic Bishops’ Conference internship is how faith becomes an integral part of daily life, rather than an additional aspect to it.

Richard Cleary

CAFOD Internship 2015-16

At-a-Glance Requirements

Be a committed Catholic with
integrity and a strong sense of
vocation to social action.

Be academically strong, having
achieved or expected to achieve at least a good 2:1.

Have UK Residency or indefinite
leave to remain in the UK.


Any questions?

Visit our FAQs or feel free to get in touch with our team.



Send us your application today

Applications are open for submission until April 2021.