Wilson Center interns have the opportunity to develop both research and professional skills, and to participate in the numerous activities and events held at the Center

 

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Organization: The Wilson Center, chartered by Congress as the official memorial to President Woodrow Wilson, is the nation’s key non-partisan policy forum for tackling global issues through independent research and open dialogue to inform actionable ideas for the policy community. The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is the official memorial to our nation’s 28th president. More than just a collection of marble pillars and famous quotes, the Center is “a living memorial,” a gathering place for some of the best and brightest scholars and experts from around the world. Their work is the centerpiece of our activity and informs the nation’s public policy debates with nonpartisan and relevant research and information.

 

Duty station: USA

 

Deadline: depends on the type of the internship

 

Description: The Center offers a wide range of internship opportunities to current, recent, or returning college students. There are at least 80-90 interns at the Center at any given time. Availability of positions generally corresponds to the beginning of the fall, spring and summer terms. Most internships are unpaid. The Woodrow Wilson Center has two different internship programs with separate applications and deadlines. Many interns are research assistants for our visiting scholars, contributing directly to research on a wide range of projects. Other interns work in staff and program offices. Wilson Center interns have the opportunity to develop both research and professional skills, and to participate in the numerous activities and events held at the Center.

 

Requirements: for the Research Assistant: Applicants must have at least a cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or equivalent from a non-U.S. institution. Furthermore, applicants must be current students, recent graduates (within one calendar year), and/or have been accepted to enter an advanced degree program (within the next year). Non-degree seeking students are ineligible. Most interns are at least seniors in the undergraduate level, though strongly qualified juniors (at the time of application) will be considered. Graduate students are also eligible to apply.

International students studying in the U.S. are eligible, but they must hold a valid F-1 or J-1 visa and appropriate work authorization especially if they are receiving compensation for the internships.

 

 

Wage: most internships are unpaid

 

Application process:

To apply, applicants will need to submit ONE COMPLETE application package to our Internship Coordinator by mail or email. Mailed applications are preferred. A hard copy will ensure that there are no technical difficulties when opening electronic files. The application materials include:

-a completed WWICS Internship Application Form

-Cover Letter (indicating academic interests or areas of interest)

-Current Resume (indicating relevant coursework); if you are mailing your application, please send 2 copies of your resume

-3-5 page Writing Sample or excerpt of a recent research paper with separate Works Cited page

-2 letters of recommendation (do not have to be sealed by referees/recommenders); if they prefer to seal the letter, then they can sign across the seal and give the letter to the applicant to include in his or her application package; highlighting the applicant’s writing, research, and/or language skills would be useful

-Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable); transcripts will be used to determine if the applicant has taken relevant course work so applicants should submit transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions (if applicable)

If you are submitting your application by email, attached files should be in Word 2010 compatible or PDF formats. One comprehensive file is encouraged while multiple emails with separate attachments are unacceptable. As much as possible, please direct your complete application materials to our Internship Coordinator in one email with your name in the subject line: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Useful links: Wilson Center

Internships

Research Assistant position

 

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The IEG awards fellowships for international junior researchers in history, theology and other historical subjects

 

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Organization: The Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG) in Mainz (Germany) is a non-profit institution devoted to academic research that is not part of a university. It is an independent research institute and it has been a member of the Leibniz Association since 2012. Its purpose is to conduct academic research on European history. The Institute fulfils this purpose through the individual and joint research efforts of its staff and through the research scholarships and fellowships that it awards to academics both from Germany and abroad.

Duty station: Mainz, Germany

 

Deadline:  The deadline for applications for research stays in Mainz beginning in or after April 2018 is October 1 2017

 

Timeframe:  Research fellows live and work for between 6 and 12 months

 

Description: The Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG) awards research scholarships and fellowships to young academics (doctoral and postdoctoral researchers) from Germany and abroad.

Funding is provided for both doctoral and postdoctoral research dealing with the religious, political, social and cultural history of Europe from the early modern period to 1989/90. Comparative, transnational and transfer-historical research projects are particularly welcome, as are projects which deal with topics of intellectual, church or theological history.

If they wish, scholarship holders and fellows can collaborate with the academic staff of the IEG in the Institute’s research areas. Each scholarship holder is assigned a contact person from among the academic staff of the IEG who can offer them advice and mentoring.

Research projects must be at least six months in duration in order to avail of IEG funding. Fellowship holders and fellows reside and work in the Institute building in Mainz. The specialist library of the Institute and the other infrastructure that Mainz has to offer as an academic centre are available to the fellowship holders and fellows to conduct their research. The duty to reside at the Institute does not preclude short trips to archives, libraries, specialist researchers and conferences elsewhere. The linguae academicae at the IEG are German and English; fellows must have a passive command of both and an active command of at least one of the two languages so as to participate in the discussions at the Institute.

 

Requirements: PhD theses continue to be supervised and are completed under the auspices of the fellows' home universities. Fellows are required to register officially as residents in Mainz and to reside and take part in events at the Institute. The linguae academicae at the IEG are German and English; fellows must have a passive command of both and an active command of at least one of the two languages so as to participate in the discussions at the Institute

 

Wage:  € 1,200/month

 

Application process: Please send your application via e-mail to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Subject: Stipendienbewerbung

Attachments should be sent in the following order:

-Completed application form

-curriculum vitae; list of publications (if available)

-brief description of the proposed project with a detailed working plan and schedule for the in-tended stay at the Institute (5 pages/ 15,000 characters excluding spaces)

-digital copy of dissertation

-copies of university transcript and proofs of language competence

 

Useful links: Fellowship announcement

Application details

IEG-Leibniz Institute of European History

 

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The CERN gives the opportunity to oartecipate to research activities through a fellowship for talented graduates 

 

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Organization/Company: The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) is an European Organizations which operates on physic researches. CERN is known for having the bigger particle accelerator of the world. There are 22 member states in this organization, and Israeli is the only non-European country with the granted full membership. One of the most recent achievement was in 2012 with the discover of  A boson with mass around 125 GeV/c2 consistent with the long-sought Higgs boson

 

Duty Station:  Geneva, Switzerland

 

Open To: Graduates from universities or higher technical institutes in a wide range of applied sciences, computing and engineering

 

Timeframe: from 6 to 36 months

 

Deadline: 4 September 2017

 

Job description: The trainees will have the privilege to collaborate with some of the most famous scientist of the last decade. They will have the opportunity to work in the sector of quantum and nuclear physics. It is posssible to apply as Senior Fellowship Programme and Junior Fellowship programme according to qualifications and degree.

 

Qualifications:  There are two levels of Fellowship within the programme:

- The Senior Fellowship Programme, addressed to people with a Ph.D. or at least four years of experience after the Master diploma (or equivalent diploma which has given access to doctoral programmes

- The Junior Fellowship Programme, for holders of at least a Technical Engineer degree (or equivalent) and at most a Master degree (or equivalent) with not more than 4 years of experience (N.B.: the Junior Fellowship programme is only open to nationals of CERN Member States)

 

Wage/Fees: 5165 CHF* to 7963 CHF* per month (stipends are calculated individually) 

*Swiss Franc

 

Application process: The candidates should provide the following documents:

- a Curriculum Vitae

- a list of publications if relevant (for collaborations, please indicate simply the number of publications and only provide details of the most important ones)

- a photocopy of the most recent (highest) qualification

- three recent letters of recommendation (not older than a year at the time of the deadline for applications) to give as broad as possible overview of your academic and/or professional achievements.

Candidates for research fellowships (Theoretical and Experimental Physics) should also include a CV containing:

- A list of publications to which you have made a significant contribution

- Conferences at which you have given presentations

- Statement of research interests

To apply see “useful links”

 

Useful links: Announcement

Apply HERE

Fellowship programme

Cern website

 

Contact information:

CERN

CH-1211 Geneva 23

Switzerland

 

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Are you a student interested in politics and research? Do you wish you would find a great internship opportunity in London and finally enjoy an incredible experience abroad? This is your chance of a lifetime and you can’t miss it! Apply now!

 

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Organization: Demos is Britain’s leading cross-party think-tank and an independent, educational charity, registered in England and Wales. It produces original research, publish innovative thinkers and host thought-provoking events. The centre has spent over 20 years at the centre of the policy debate, with an overarching mission to bring politics closer to people. Demos has always been interested in power: how it works and how to distribute it more equally throughout society. The organization also believes in trusting people with decisions about their own lives and solving problems from a bottom-up perspective

 

Duty station: London

 

Open to: All those interested and possessing the required qualifications

 

Timeframe: 3 months with a full-time contract

 

Deadline: On a rolling basis. During the year there are four different deadlines:

- Summer 2017 (Jun to Sept): March 31st 2017

- Autumn 2017 (Sept to Dec): May 29th 2017

- Winter 2018 (Jan to Apr): September 29th 2017

- Spring 2018 (Apr to Jun): 1 Jan 2018

 

Job description: Research internships at Demos enable current and recent students to gain first-hand insight into qualitative and quantitative public policy research in a fast-paced environment, as well as the opportunity to attend exciting political events and activities. Interns are supported and mentored throughout their placement, but also given opportunities to work independently and to produce blogs and other research that supports Demos’ objectives.

Demos offers two types of internship:

- Research placements are offered within each of its core research programmes

- Communications and Events placements support its busy external affairs team



Qualifications: Ideal candidates should be in possess of the following qualifications:

- Demonstrable interest in and enthusiasm for the research area  

- Experience of qualitative and/or quantitative research  

- Ability to organise and express thoughts and ideas, both verbally and in writing  

- Ability to work on your own initiative

- Experience of charity/third sector environment (desired but not essential)

 

Wage/Fee: A minimum national wage will be provided but on condition that candidates make sure that they are allowed to receive an institutional funding for the placement program. For further information about this visit the PDF document on the vacancy page

 

Application process: To apply for the internships, please send an application consisting of a CV and cover letter, detailing how you fit the below criteria to the following e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Useful links:

Demos Official Page

Vacancy page

 

Contacts information:

 

Demos

Unit 1, Lloyds Wharf, 2–3

Mill Street, London, SE1 2BD

+44 (0)20 7367 4200

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Are you interested in conflict issues, peace building, security, and human rights? Apply now for an internship at Fund for Peace a US non governmental organization

 

Organization: The Fund for Peace is an independent, nonpartisan, non-profit organization that works around the Globe in order to prevent violent conflict and to offer a wide range of initiatives focused on the central objective of promoting sustainable security through research, training and education, engagement of civil society, building bridges across diverse sectors, and developing innovative technologies and tools for policy makers. The mission is to create practical tools and approaches for conflict mitigation and to highlight the ability of a state to solve its own problems peacefully without an external military or administrative presence

 

Duty Station: Washington, D.C.

 

Open to/Destinatari: Current graduate or undergraduate student (or a recent graduate) seeking experience in the NGO sector and with all the qualifications

 

Timeframe: At least 3 months. According to organizations needs, it could be possible to extend internship period

 

Deadline: Fund for Peace offers internships in its Washington, D.C. headquarters every semester

 

Job description:  Interns are given great responsibility to manage their own projects and conduct their own research, they offer significant responsibility and are provided with practical experience in the international relations field with excellent work experience and exposure to international and NGO communities.Intern responsibilities can include:

- conflict analysis

- researching and writing articles and reports

- assisting with editing and proofreading

- monitoring and updating essential country-specific data

- providing support to The Fund for Peace’s public events

- attending conferences and roundtables on behalf of The Fund for Peace

 

Qualifications:

- experience with or understanding of the Fund for Peace’s programmatic areas

- excellent written and oral communication skills

- solid organizational abilities

- individual initiative and flexibility

- strong research and computer skills

- a great sense of humor

 

Wage/fees: It depends on your work hours:

- Part-time - $125 per month

- Full-time - $250 per month

 

Application process: Apply for the Internship online here. Before applying, please ensure that you have read the guidelines here. The Fund for Peace staff  is avaible to assist candidates during the Visa process 

 

Useful links:

About The Fund for Peace

Internship call

 

Contact information/ Contatti: Contact FFP on Facebook

1101 14th Street NW | Suite 1020 | Washington, D.C. 20005 | +1 202 223 7940

 

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The Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories Program offers opportunity to young researchers in Canadian governamental laboratories and research units. Keep on reading to know more about it!

Organization: NSERC (National Scientific and Engineering Research Council of Canada) aims to make Canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all Canadians. The agency supports university students in their advanced studies, promotes and supports discovery research, and fosters innovation by encouraging Canadian companies to participate and invest in postsecondary research projects. NSERC researchers are on the vanguard of science, building on Canada’s long tradition of scientific excellence. NSERC invests in people by supporting postsecondary students and postdoctoral fellows in their advanced studies

 

Duty Station: Canada

 

Open To: Applicants of all nationalities with a doctoral degree in the natural sciences or engineering are eligible (There are no restrictions on the nationality of applicants, but awards are subject to a citizenship quota.)

 

Timeframe: Fellowships are awarded for one year with the possibility of renewal for a second and third year, at the discretion of the government department concerned

 

Deadline: None – open throughout the year. Applications are processed and reviewed as they are received

 

Job description: The Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories (VF) Program provides promising emerging scientists and engineers with the opportunity to work with research groups or leaders in Canadian government laboratories and research institutions. The number of awards varies according to the budgets of participating departments and agencies

Departments and agencies that support fellowships (some changes may occur in this list): Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canadian Conservation Institute, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Environment Canada, Fisheries and Oceans, Health Canada, Industry Canada, National Defence, Natural Resources Canada, Parks Canada

 

Qualifications:

- doctoral degree in the natural sciences or engineering from a recognized university within the past five years. Your application will be accepted if you are currently enrolled in a doctoral program at a recognized university and you will complete all requirements for your degree within six months of submitting your application

- academic excellence

- research ability or potential

- communication skills

- interpersonal and leadership abilities

- justification for location of tenure and potential benefits to the government department

 

Wage/Fees: $50,503 salary per year (one year, renewable for up to two more years)

 

Application process:

To create or access an application, select On-line System Login. To view forms and instructions, select PDF Forms and Instructions. Moreover, applicants must consult and fill in the Terms and Conditions of Applying Form and Form 200 – Application for an Industrial Postgraduate Scholarship, an Industrial R&D Fellowship or a Visiting Fellowship in Canadian Government Laboratories (PDF form available online).

Selection committees will be responsible for the pre-selection of applicants, recommending only the most meritorious applicants whose names will be placed on the inventory of approved candidates for a Visiting Fellowship in Canadian Government Laboratories.

 

Useful links:

Fellowship

NSERC website

 

Contact information:

General Inquiries: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Toll free: 1-855-275-2861 - Fax: 613-992-5337

Mailing Address:

NSERC

350 Albert Street

16th Floor

Ottawa, ON

K1A1H5

For more information, consult the Contact list

 

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