Intern – Security and Defense Policy

The German Marshall Fund of the United States
  • Location
    Warsaw, Poland
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
  • Posted
    Jul 26

Position description

GMF’s Warsaw office seeks an intern to join the Security and Defense Policy team. The team focuses on a broad spectrum of key security and defense issues impacting the transatlantic relationship. The job of the intern is to work closely with GMF program and senior staff, providing event assistance, research, and daily logistical and administrative support. The intern will also be working with a database system and will therefore be provided with database training. This internship is a unique opportunity to be in direct contact with the senior international policy community. The intern can also benefit from the Warsaw foreign policy environment and attend various foreign policy-related events.

This internship is paid and it offers an ideal opportunity to acquire substantive professional experience for those interested in a career in public policy or international affairs.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Strong interest in transatlantic policy issues
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent research skills
  • Strong attention-to-detail and multi-tasking skills, and must be organized, committed, and responsible
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Ability to take initiative and be a self-starter
  • Ability to function well in a team setting
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • Experience in event management a plus
  • Experience in database systems preferred
  • Fluency in English required
  • Second language skills are desirable, but not necessary
  • Must be eligible to work in Poland 
  • Full time availability preferred

Start and Length of Internship:

-  Preferred start date: mid-August 2017

-  Preferred length: 3-6 months

Application instructions

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