Vacancies & Internships

VACANCIES

Currently we are hiring Framework Nation Support Branch Chief.

INTERNSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

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.

Application:

  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. Fellowships are open to researchers whose research topics are related to projects conducted by the NATO StratCom COE or who are willing to extend their research in the field of strategic communications.

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 FN budget funding, period of performance and level of expertise required. 

Financing: Framework nation support budget. If internship or fellowship is awarded by Sponsoring Nation or other institution it shall be cost neutral to the NATO StratCom COE. 

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 for, and expectations of the internship or fellowship. 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.