We create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and builds trust between them worldwide. We work in over 100 countries bringing international opportunity to life every day. Each year we work with millions of people, connecting them with the United Kingdom, sharing cultures and the UK’s most attractive assets: English, the Arts, Education and our ways of living and organising society. We have over 75 years’ experience of doing this.
Working for the British Council offers you a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop skills in a modern, rapidly changing organisation with worldwide influence and impact. British Council jobs offer scope for versatility, initiative and creativity in a stimulating and supportive environment.
What are the longer-term career prospects?
You will be encouraged to manage your own career. Whatever your area and level of work, a job in the British Council is a unique opportunity to develop highly transferable skills which will serve you well, however long you work with us.
Terms and conditions of service
Successful candidates are offered appointment on a fixed-term contract. The duration of contracts is determined by the nature of the job to be filled. Please refer to the Role Profile of the available job vacancy in order to learn more about the specific terms and conditions of the advertised job.
Volunteering and Internship
We provide volunteering and internship opportunities to students and other interested individuals to develop professional skills and gain work experience at the British Council. Once such an opportunity arises, we will publish it on this page.
The British Council is committed equal opportunities and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We work to ensure that people are not unjustifiably discriminated against on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any other grounds.
Our child protection policy is mandatory for all British Council staff. We work to protect children. Applicants will be assessed regarding their suitability to work with children.