Internship for a research project ENGAGE, Centre for Global Europe, GLOBSEC Policy Institute

Online or hybrid at GLOBSEC Slovakia office in Bratislava (online during the COVID-19 pandemic) or also remote (online)
Start date
ASAP (by agreement)
Type of job offer
Student internship
Unpaid internship

Job description

Description of work, responsibilities and competences:

The successful candidates will be involved in the activities related to daily life of the Centre. What is more, they will contribute to the research project ENGAGE (Envisioning a New Governance Architecture for a Global Europe), funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme, which comprises of 13 universities and research institutes across Europe.

GLOBSEC is leading a work page, which aims to collect a novel data about political acceptability of reforms for enhanced EU external action among national policymakers, employing mixed-method approach. The main responsibility will entail qualitative and quantitative data collection through semi-structured interviews and online surveys.

Given that the research focuses on policymakers and experts in EU member states, the preference will be given to  candidates who can speak and read one of the following languages: Polish, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Italian. Additionally, excellent spoken and written English is essential.

Who are we looking for

Requirements of intern/s:


Applicants should hold a minimum of a Masters’ degree in Political Science, International Relations, European Studies or other related areas and have an interest in EU foreign and security policy.

Educational focus/ topic orientation:

International affairs, European I Central European studies


Strong analytical and communication skills are essential and experience with qualitative and quantitative research is of an added value.


English (and preferable knowledge of Polish, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Italian)


Advanced ICT literacy

Knowledge of Excel is mandatory

Why should you choose us

  • Working in a young, dynamic and international team

  • Working in one of the most influential non-governmental institutions in Europe

  • Development through formal and informal channels

Language proficiency

  • - English - C1 - advanced

Additional information

To apply for this opportunity, please send your one-page resume and a one-page cover letter to and CC: by 17 January 2022 CET (the applications will be reviewed on ongoing basis) In a title of the email, please state the languagues spoken (C2) Please note this is an UNPAID opportunity. A certificate will be issued upon successful competition of the internship. Start date: Mid-January/February 2022 End date: Min. 3-4 months (possibility of extension)


  • University student
Humanities and social sciences
Political science
Master´s Degree

About organization


GLOBSEC is a global think-tank committed to enhancing security, prosperity and sustainability in Europe and throughout the world. Its mission is to influence the future by generating new ideas and sol..