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Winter 2020 Internship - Europe Program (Migration)
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Job Description

Title Intern (full time), Europe Program-Migration

Location: Berlin, Germany

Reports To: Fellow and Senior Program Officer, Migration, Europe Program

Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2019

Job summary:

The GMF Berlin office is seeking an energetic and detail-oriented intern with an interest in migration, refugee and integration policy to support our team on our current projects, logistically and content-wise. The internship will focus on gaining in depth knowledge of GMFs programming on migration and offers an ideal opportunity to acquire substantive professional experience working in an international, knowledge-sharing environment with world experts on political issues and on migration policy.

The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) strengthens transatlantic cooperation on regional, national, and global challenges and opportunities in the spirit of the Marshall Plan. GMF does this by supporting individuals and institutions working in the transatlantic sphere, by convening leaders and members of the policy and business communities, by contributing research and analysis on transatlantic topics, and by providing exchange opportunities to foster renewed commitment to the transatlantic relationship.

In addition, GMF supports a number of initiatives to strengthen democracies. Founded in 1972 as a non-partisan, non-profit organization through a gift from Germany as a permanent memorial to Marshall Plan assistance, GMF maintains a strong presence on both sides of the Atlantic. In addition to its headquarters in Washington, DC, GMF has offices in Berlin, Paris, Brussels, Belgrade, Ankara, Bucharest, and Warsaw. GMF also has smaller representations in Bratislava, Turin, and Stockholm.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

* Supporting the program staff in a variety of tasks such as conducting research on current migration policy, political events and trends (including refugee policies, labor migration and current political developments);
* Assisting in event planning and event implementation;
* Adding new entries to database (training will be provided);
* Various administrative tasks;
* Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

* Fluency in English and German required;
* Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented, combined with the ability to work well under pressure;
* Excellent research and writing skills;
* An undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in political science, public policy, public administration, event management, communications or related field;
* Demonstrated interest in migration/integration policy issues;
* Very Good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook;

Start and Length of Internship:

Preferred starting dates: Mid Jan 2020

Preferred length of internship: 3 months

Compensation: 450/month

Please note that non-EU-citizens need to be in possession of a work permit.

Application Process:

To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter and current resume, indicating your availability and preferred starting date (as one document) via our website

About German Marshall Fund of the United States

The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) is a non-partisan American public policy and grantmaking institution dedicated to promoting better understanding and cooperation between North America and Europe on transatlantic and global issues. GMF does this by supporting individuals and institutions working in the transatlantic sphere, by convening leaders and members of the policy and business communities, by contributing research and analysis on transatlantic topics, and by providing exchange opportunities to foster renewed commitment to the transatlantic relationship. In addition, GMF supports a number of initiatives to strengthen democracies. Founded in 1972 through a gift from Germany as a permanent memorial to Marshall Plan assistance, GMF maintains a strong presence on both sides of the Atlantic. In addition to its headquarters in Washington, DC, GMF has six offices in Europe: Berlin, Paris, Brussels, Belgrade, Ankara, and Bucharest. GMF also has smaller representations in Bratislava, Turin, and Stockholm.