The Lisbon Council is always looking for people to join its team. Apply now and give your personal contribution to the economic and social challenges of the 21st century

 

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Organization/Company: The Lisbon Council for Economic Competitiveness and Social Renewal asbl is a european think tank and policy network based in Brussels. Established in 2003 in Belgium as a non-profit, non-partisan association, the group is dedicated to making a positive contribution through cutting-edge research and by engaging political leaders and the public at large in a constructive exchange about the economic and social challenges of the 21st century. The Lisbon Council is interested in large-scale transformations, which will impact the European society and economy in years and decades to come

 

Duty Station:  Brussels, but no obligation to reside in Brussels

 

Job description: the Lisbon Council is always looking for people with bright ideas, new methodologies and indicators, and unconventional approaches to public policy. Areas that are of particular interest for the association are knowledge economy, innovation, climate change, environmental and fiscal sustainability, education, skills, human capital, state transformation, consumer policy and demography

As a Europe-wide, collaborative and innovative network, the Lisbon Council is a natural hub for change makers, disruptive innovators and policy entrepreneurs

 

Application process: to apply candidants need to send the Lisbon Council a letter explaining how thay might be able to make a contribution, as well as a CV and any pertinent research done to date. All inquiries will be treated with utmost confidentiality. Candidants should send their materials by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Useful links:

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Lisbon Council  

 

Contact information:

IPC-Résidence Palace

155 rue de la Loi

1040 Brussels, Belgium

T : +32 2 647 9575

F : +32 2 640 9828

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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 Center seeks highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students as well as recent graduates, in the following areas for full-and occasionally part-time paid internships: Media, Federal Legislation, Health Policy, Housing Policy, Food Assistance, National Budget and Tax Policy, Outreach Campaigns, State Fiscal Project and Welfare Reform and Income Support Division

 

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Organization: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is a nonpartisan research and policy institute. They pursue federal and state policies designed both to reduce poverty and inequality and to restore fiscal responsibility in equitable and effective ways. They apply our deep expertise in budget and tax issues and in programs and policies that help low-income people, in order to help inform debates and achieve better policy outcomes.

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities applies extensive understanding of budgets, taxes, low-income programs, and social insurance programs – along with analytic skills and the keen strategic sense for which we are known – to inform and shape debates, influence outcomes, and achieve concrete results.

 

Duty station: Washington, DC

 

Deadline: For summer internships, February 1

For fall internships, priority given to applications received by June 1

For spring internships, priority given to applications received by October 1

 

Timeframe: 10-12 weeks

 

Description: The positions are designed to reflect an intern's interests in conjunction with the Center's needs and the legislative climate. Applicants should have research, fact-gathering, writing, analytic, and computer skills and a willingness to do administrative as well as substantive tasks.

Internships are available for the fall, spring, and summer semesters. However, not all positions are available every semester. The typical length of an internship is one semester (approximately 10-12 weeks). Individuals interested in a second internship may qualify upon a review of Center needs at the end of the first internship.

 

Requirements:   At a minimum, applicants must be undergraduate students. Intern duties and requirements may vary depending on the Center's needs and the abilities and interests of each intern.

 

Wage: Doctoral students may receive between $14.50 - $17.50, depending on progress towards completion of degree requirements, relevant coursework and research

-Students with a Master’s or Law degree receive $15.50 per hour

-Graduate students receive $14.50 per hour

-Students with a Bachelor's degree receive $13.50 per hour

-Undergraduate students receive $12.50 per hour

 

Application process: To apply for an internship, please complete online application form. Applications are only accepted through this form.  Please do not mail or email application materials.

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

 

Additional info: Only candidates who will be interviewed will be contacted. If you have read all information on the website about the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities’ Internships and still have an inquiry about the application process, please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Useful links:  Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

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Requirements described for each type of internship offered

Internship application form

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The Claremont Institute offers an important internship in its office in Upland, California. Take this chance!

 

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Organization/Company: The Claremont Institute is a outstading American Think Tank placed in California. It works on teaching the philosophical principles of the American Founding. It was created in 1979 by four students and its guiding text is the Declaration of Independence and the idea that “all men are created equal and are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights."

Its mission operates in three avenues: 1) The Center for Political Philosophy & Statesmanship; 2) The Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence and 3) The Claremont Review of Books

 

Duty Station: Upland, California

 

Open To: Everyone who fits the qualifications

 

Timeframe: Not mentioned

Deadline: Open

Job description: The Claremont Institute is seeking enthusiastic, hard-working, intellectually curious candidates. Interns will assist staff in Claremont’s Center for Political Philosophy & Statesmanship, Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, or Claremont Review of Books. The Think Tank provides training and guidance to each intern, as well as the opportunity to work in an environment deeply immersed in the principles of the American Founding. The position will be part-time, with interns working up to 20 hours per week

Duties may include:

- Research support
- Assistance in writing legal briefs
- Event planning
- Assistance with mailings
- Data entry

  

Qualifications:  The ideal candidates should have:

- Excellent organizational skills
- A keen eye for detail
- A methodical approach to research
- Good writing skills
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office
- A passion for the mission of the Claremont Institute and a desire to advance its mission to recover and restore limited constitutional government.
- Study and/or knowledge of American history and politics preferred

 

Wage/Fees:  Paid, and college credit may be available

 

Application process: To apply for this role, the candidate should submit a resume, writing sample, and statement on why he/she wants to intern at the Claremont Institute. He/She has to send all materials in a single email to Muhammed Syed, Program Officer at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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Claremont Institute website

 

 

Contact information:

email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phone: (909) 981-2200

Fax: (909) 981-1616
1317 W. Foothill Blvd, Suite 120, Upland, CA 91786

 

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GovRisk is looking to recruit two project development interns for its Latin America Division as part of its Remote Autumn Internship Scheme, running from August 20 until the end of December.

 

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Organization:

Since 2010 the International Governance and Risk Institute (GovRisk) has provided high quality consultancy and training programmes to public and private sector institutions from more than 30 countries.  They offer a wide variety of programmes covering specific topics within the broader fields of financial crime, corruption, risk management and governance. Consultancy work and training courses are designed to give participants highly practical and tailored guidance on how to incorporate international best practice techniques in their professional duties. Programmes are accompanied by a training toolkit to enable attendees to subsequently replicate the course within their own institutions. GovRisk additionally provides, from its UK-based secretariat, extensive post-programme support to public agencies seeking to monitor and evaluate project impact.

 

Duty station: remote

 

Timeframe: August 27 - December 21, 2017

 

Deadline: not specified

 

Open to: Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in politics/international relations/development/law or other relevant field

 

Description: GovRisk is a U.K-based anti-corruption and financial crime service provider, specialising in the delivery of highly targeted and expert led international training programs. We currently have an exciting portfolio of projects across Latin America. Internships at GovRisk offer the opportunity for individuals to further their career goals while helping GovRisk combat corruption and improve transparency worldwide. As many international relations/politics/law/security/governance graduates discover, salaried opportunities are limited, consequently competition for such positions is great. By gaining valid work experience with GovRisk graduates can increase their potential for employment considerably. GovRisk is looking to recruit two project development interns for its Latin America Division as part of its 2017 Remote Autumn Internship Scheme, running from August 20 until the end of December. Applicants should have a demonstrable background in international politics, law or security, determined research skills and a keen interest in gaining practical experience in project development with a particular emphasis on Latin America.

The successful candidates will help the team to implement existing projects as well as to develop and expand its work in the region. This internship therefore presents an ideal opportunity to develop an understanding and gain practical experience of best practice in project development. The successful candidates must be able to commit to at least three days per week and must have reliable internet access, as this is a remote internship programme.

MAIN FUNCTIONS OF THE POST

- Conduct country-specific research for anti-corruption and financial crime initiatives.

- Gather information, report back, and disseminate information on funding sources and procedures to GovRisk colleagues.

- Assist with narrative and financial proposal writing, and follow up on donor feedback.

- Work with Project Development Manager to prepare reports and other documents for donors, both narrative and financial.

- Work with Project Development Manager to prepare press releases for GovRisk programmes.

- Conduct monitoring and evaluation activities for ongoing programmes.

- Promote and maintain effective communication with line manager.

- Ensure that programme files (electronic copy), are maintained within an agreed system, to allow easy access by other staff.

- Attend staff meetings, and Board meetings if required.

- Carry out other tasks, which may reasonably be requested

 

Requirements:

Essential requirements:

- Bachelor’s degree in politics/international relations/development/law or other relevant field.

- Knowledge and understanding of corruption issues.

- Specialist interest in the political, economic and security trends in Latin America.

- Ability to produce clear and concise analysis of such events.

- Excellent research, writing and editing skills.

- Excellent word processing, Word, and Internet skills.

- Initiative and a high degree of self-motivation.

- A positive problem-solving approach.

- Good organisational skills and the ability to juggle different demands and priorities.

- Ability to work to deadlines.

- Positive team-worker, supportive and helpful towards colleagues.

 

Desirable requirements:

- Masters degree in a relevant discipline.

- Experience of preparing UK FCO, DFID, EC, USAID, Big Lottery Fund funding proposals and reports.

- Experience of working independently at a distance from Head Quarters and projects.

- Fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese

 

Wage: non paid

 

Application process: To apply please send full CV together with covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please state your availability in the coming months and stress any regional or topical expertise. You will then be tasked to assess your suitability for the scheme. Please use reference “Research Internship Application” in the subject heading. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Useful links: GovRisk

 

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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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