For students

Throughout the year, the Kosciuszko Institute Association enrols students willing to gain experience in NGO work. Internships in the Kosciuszko Institute are open to students of any age and in any year of study. Interest in political science, security, foreign policy, new technologies, economic development, innovations, startup ecosystem, etc., is a plus Very often people who demonstrate creativity, commitment and professionalism while sharing our mission and ideals become members of our team and start their first work at the Institute.

When do we recruit?

Non-stop. At any time, at least two interns work in the Institute and a few months before the flagship event organised by the Institute, that is European Cybersecurity Forum – CYBERSEC (June–October) we take on more students.

How long does the internship last?

Usually, the Kosciuszko Institute internship takes three months, during which the intern is obliged to work 20 hours a week.

Intern’s duties

The duties differ depending on the team that the internship will involve.

The student joins and takes part in the activities of one of our four teams:

  • programme – handles the Institute’s core activities
  • fundraising – handles partnerships and relations with outside organisations
  • PR & Communication – takes care of the media image the Association and the events we organise have
  • organisation – handles organisation and logistics for the Kosciuszko Institute’s events

 

How can you sign up?

If you’re a young and ambitious student interested in gaining professional experience in one of Poland’s leading think tanks and your command of English is advanced (B2/C1), send your CV (cover letter optional) to hr@ik.org.pl with INTERNSHIP included in the subject header.

What can you expect?

  • work on interesting projects in a dynamic and well-motivated team
  • hands-on knowledge of what the team you’ll be partnered with does
  • experience working in an international environment
  • knowledge of NGO operation

 

We reserve the right to reply to selected applications only.

Please remember to include the statement of consent to the processing of personal data: “I hereby give consent for my personal data included in my application to be processed for the purposes of the recruitment process under the Personal Data Protection Act of 10 May 2018, Journal of Laws 2018, item 1000”.