Vacancies & Internships

VACANCIES

Currently we are not hiring.

INTERNSHIPS

Application process:

  1. Internships are open to young university graduates with no or limited, relevant professional experience and students who are in their final year of university studies.
  2. We especially encourage applicants with skills in data science or statistics. 
  3. Though internships usually start in September or January, we sometimes take interns on an ad-hoc basis, so we encourage you to send your CV (linda [dot] curika [at] stratcomcoe [dot] org).
  4. We maintain a candidate database, so if you are interested, send us your CV with a note that you would like to be informed if new opportunities come in.

Aim: to access the latest theoretical and technical knowledge that students and researchers may have and can apply through practical work assignments at the NATO StratCom COE.

Cooperation with higher educational establishments: Within the framework of cooperation between the NATO StratCom COE and respective higher educational establishment it can be agreed to host internships and fellowships at the NATO StratCom COE. 

Funding: Normally internships and fellowships are unpaid, but offer an ideal opportunity to acquire substantive professional experience for those interested in the work conducted by the NATO StratCom COE. All the expenses connected with internship or fellowship shall be borne by student/researcher or his/her sponsoring Government or institution. However the NATO StratCom COE can choose to invite both students and researchers to apply for grant announced for certain projects, which are of high importance for the NATO StratCom COE. The amounts and distribution of grants shall be specified taking into consideration availability of budget funding, period of performance and level of expertise required. 

Enrolment and duration: Applications shall be submitted not earlier than 6 months and not later than 2 months prior to the internship or fellowship period. Together with their application, all candidates should also submit a short essay (150 - 250 words) outlining their motivation. The CV of a candidate should be attached to the application. All documents must be prepared in English. Duration of the Internship and fellowship can be from 1 month up to 12 months with starting periods at 1 September or 1 January. Exceptions are allowed only when the NATO StratCom COE announce grants for certain projects or internship/fellowship is provided as part of cooperation between the NATO StratCom COE and respective higher educational establishment. 

Legal arrangements:  Acceptance Statement shall be signed by respective student / researcher accepting terms and conditions of their internship/fellowship. Standard procedures for security check will be implemented for all applicants admitted.

FELLOWSHIPS

PhD students and young researchers wishing to exted their research in the field of Strategic Communications, are encouraged to contact us regards fellowship opportunities. CV and a motivation statement including a section on how a stay at the COE would fir in your research plans should be included. All documents must be prepared in English.