14/02/2019

Intern in Research wanted

Are you interested in politics, you are responsible, and you have outstanding skills in writing? Come and join us for 3 or 4 months and contribute to our Research team.

Objectives:

  • Writing “The 2018 Senate Election Terrain Research Report”.
  • Assisting the supervisor with ongoing projects, when required, by identifying sources of information (academic and media reports) on specified topics; by performing and reporting simple statistics; by conducting brief, background searches on the identified topics.

Tasks:

  • Producing the Report content, which will require: gathering and generating background knowledge on Czech politics specifically related to Senate elections; writing verbal interpretations of quantitative data analysis with explaining and referencing charts and graphs.

Requirements:

  • 2nd or 3rd year university undergraduate or graduate levels.
  • Academic Proficiency in Czech and English.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Ability to perform basic statistical analysis.
  • Proficiency in Excel.
  • Great organizational skills with emphasis on meeting deadlines.

Benefits:

  • Contributing to research.
  • Learning new skills and gaining inspiring, hands-on, life experience.
  • Working with different teams and departments.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Working in a multicultural, inspiring and friendly environment.

Internship Duration: 3-4 months (possible extension to the summer months will depend on intern interest, availability and performance)

Starting Date: ASAP

Working Hours: 30-40 hours a week

Location: Prague, Czech Republic.

Other Specifications: The intern is not required to work in the office on daily basis. The work can be performed off site with periodic updates and reporting.

To Apply: Please send CV, Cover Letter, and a Writing Sample to: tanya.gibbs@ifd21.org

Writing Sample Requirements:

  • Topic: “Democratic innovation will rescue societies from political apathy and disillusionment.”
  • Length: 250-300 words
  • Adherence to academic integrity is required. Applications of candidates who are caught plagiarizing will be automatically dismissed.

We are looking forward to you!