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    Does anyone know how hard it is to get work experience with an MP? I want to apply for PPE and have seen that loads of people have done it, but do i just email/ get in contact?? and how likely are they to accept me? also is it to late to email now to get the work experience in the summer?? please help!!!
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    (Original post by lahm2017)
    Does anyone know how hard it is to get work experience with an MP? I want to apply for PPE and have seen that loads of people have done it, but do i just email/ get in contact?? and how likely are they to accept me? also is it to late to email now to get the work experience in the summer?? please help!!!
    Email, yes. :yep: Also perhaps try your local council too. It really does depend on whether they are willing. Perfectly acceptable to do it now, there is loads of time before the summer.

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    Does anyone know how hard it is to get work experience with an MP? I want to apply for PPE and have seen that loads of people have done it, but do i just email/ get in contact?? and how likely are they to accept me? also is it to late to email now to get the work experience in the summer?? please help!!!
    if your MP is too hard - it might require you to work your way up espeically through volunteering or joining some political lobby/ pressure/ affiliated group initially as a doorknocker and campaigner etc before working your way up

    if your MP is nice they might let you or they may be busy/ cannot be asked and go on summer hoidays etc. - if they reject ask them to signpost to somewhere which will help

    might involve council offices etc..
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    probably likely working as an assistant like job doing mainly admin work etc. - papers etc.
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    probably likely working as an assistant like job doing mainly admin work etc. - papers etc.
    okay cool - I've done continuous work experience at a school which is a part of the public sector so would that be okay?? if all else fails i do have work experience ready at another firm, but i was looking for specifically politics. But thanks!
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    I think the HoC runs a scheme for schools kids. Give it a Google. Other than that, send an email explaining your interest and ask for a few days.
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    (Original post by lahm2017)
    okay cool - I've done continuous work experience at a school which is a part of the public sector so would that be okay?? if all else fails i do have work experience ready at another firm, but i was looking for specifically politics. But thanks!
    well actually you dont really need any actual experience etc. - in your personal statement and in your interview and stuff just bragg and make stuff up and join up to some socieities even though you dont do any actual work and say your politically engaged etc. - to show your interest in politics etc.

    theres plenty of ngo's and governemntal organisations which look for basic volunteers especially on the campaigning fronts etc.
 
 
 
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