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CAP Internship

Thank you so much for your interest in the CAP Internship, we are now recruiting for September 2020. Have a read through this page and if you’d like to apply for a place you can download an application pack by clicking the link at the bottom of the page. All applications must be emailed back to

The CAP Internship is a hugely popular programme that offers an invaluable opportunity to gain professional paid experience and learn first hand what makes CAP a consistent Sunday Times Best Small Companies award winner. You’ll also know your work is making a difference to the lives of thousands of the poorest and most marginalised people in our society.

Upcoming interview days:​​​​​​​

4th March 2020

6th May 2020

Please note internship placements are limited, therefore it is advisable that you express your interest as early as possible to give yourself the best chance of obtaining a place.

To get started, you’ll need Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer (it’s the best way to view and fill in the application form). If you don’t already have it, download it for free: Once you’ve done that, click the green button below to download the application form, and select Open with > Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Download an application pack

CAP Internship
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The CAP Internship is a one-year paid internship. You'll get unique access to learn from a charity that’s helping over 23,000 people to escape poverty in the UK every year. Not only will you gain professional experience in the non-profit sector, but you’ll also get top quality development opportunities to learn from CAP’s award-winning leadership team, including CAP’s Founder John Kirkby, and UK Chief Executive, Paula Stringer.

Edd Parker - Head of Research, Development & Innovation, CAP 

Edd Parker - Head of Research, Development & Innovation, CAP 

CAP Internship 2010

‘The best thing about the CAP Internship was being able to get a behind the scenes look at one of the fastest growing charities in the UK.’

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The CAP Internship is ideal for ambitious individuals with a passion for showing poverty and injustice who's boss. Over 100 individuals at various stages of their career have completed it and gone on to excel in their chosen career paths. If you too have a desire to learn, grow and step out in faith with God, then what are you waiting for? Apply now!

Kiri Saunders - External Communications Manager, CAP

Kiri Saunders - External Communications Manager, CAP

CAP Internship 2017

‘I've always enjoyed leading and grew up with a passion for fighting injustice, so when I heard about the the CAP internship I immediately applied. This programme helped me to identify and develop my strengths, challenged me to grow and learn new leadership skills. It's amazing to see how much CAP invests in those who do the internship and I've been able to excel in my career as a result.’

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The CAP Internship is a springboard that empowers people to succeed in lots of different spheres. With excellent opportunities to develop your skills, knowledge and expertise in the charity sector, many people have found the internship programme a key element to advancing their career and nurturing their faith.

Matt Stone - Pastoral and Welfare Manager, Manchester Academy

Matt Stone - Pastoral and Welfare Manager, Manchester Academy

CAP Internship 2013

'The CAP Internship will be important and influential to you, as much as you will allow it… Spiritually you are bound to grow in faith and understanding of your role when it comes to serving as a man, or woman, of God.’

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Throughout the year there are excellent development opportunities, from professional experience within a department through to a range of seminars and one-to-one mentoring from the charity’s leadership team. You'll also have the opportunity to grow in faith as you discover and use your God-given gifts and potential.

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*The CAP Internship has been previously known as Lead.

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