Spring 2018 Internship at the German Marshall Fund of the United States, Berlin

The German Marshall Fund of the United States Berlin Office (GMF Berlin) is seeking a young academic, ideally engaged in Political Science, International Relations, or another related field. The internship offers an ideal opportunity to acquire substantive professional experience for those interested in working in an international, knowledge-sharing environment with world experts on political issues. The internship will begin on March 12, 2018 and last for 3 month. This is a part-time position with 20hrs/week, preferably Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The internship is compensated with 225€/month. The application deadline is February 28, 2018.


  • Conducting background research and writing internal memos for various projects.
  • Preparing talking points and preparatory materials for Fellow’s speaking and conference engagements
  • Providing administrative support to the Europe Program team
  • Gathering and organizing logistical information for events and seminars


  • An undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in international relations, political science, or economics
  • Knowledge or interest in European affairs and transatlantic policy issues
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills, as well as previous research experience, ideally in a think-tank environment
  • Excellent organizational skills combined with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task and support several small to medium-sized projects in addition to working on long-term research projects
  • Flexibility to handle diverse administrative tasks
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Fluency in German and English required, further language skills are an asset


For further information on GMF and to apply for this position, please visit the organization's website.