The Dr Hadwen Trust (DHT)
The DHT has a clear and defined vision to fund and support non-animal biomedical research across a wide range of disciplines to advance scientific knowledge for the benefit of human health. The DHT research programme does not simply fund biomedical research projects without the use animals but actively advances non-animal approaches to ensure that the most human relevant results are obtained. We have made enormous progress over the last 40 years, however there is still much to do to meet our objectives.
The DHT Team
Our team is composed of highly knowledgeable, experienced and professional individuals motivated to help us deliver our key aims and to drive our organisation forward. We recruit highly talented individuals who align to our vision and values and are willing to go that extra mile. Our team share a number of highly desirable attributes irrespective of role, which include: great team working ability, self-motivation, target and delivery focus, pride in delivering high quality work and of course respect and consideration to both humans and animals alike.
Internship: Charitable Trusts & Foundations Researcher
The Intern will be responsible for researching trusts & foundations to establish those who would be appropriate for the DHT to approach to appeal for funds. Based on this research the Intern will then be expected to:
- Recommend trusts & foundations for the DHT to approach
- Populate the fundraising database with these recommendations
- Prepare written appeals (where appropriate) for approval
- Administer the outgoing & incoming paperwork associated with these appeals
- Ensure that all records, paper & electronic, are accurate and up to date
The Intern will be expected to have good research capability, to have particularly good attention to detail, and to have good writing skills. In return the DHT offers a positive, friendly and productive working environment where the Intern can make a material and meaningful contribution to the DHT’s work.
Placement: 6 weeks Summer Placement starting 24 July
Salary: £50 per day
Location: Hitchin, Herts
Deadline for applications: 10th July
Please send CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note only successful candidates will be contacted.
Have you got some time to spare? Would you like to feel a real sense of achievement, learn new skills and further the work of the Dr Hadwen Trust? If you do, we would like to hear from you whether you are old, young, male or female!
Volunteering is a very special way of helping us and can be extremely rewarding. Volunteering for the DHT will allow you to gain new skills and experiences, be part of a team, meet inspiring people and help in our pro-active work to save lives, both human and animal. You will make a difference.
Do I need any special skills?
No. Anyone can volunteer. We welcome those with a variety of skills, experience or backgrounds and any amount of time you can give will be appreciated, even if it is only a couple of hours a week.
To find out what you can do, please see get involved.