Volunteering: Internship opportunity!

Volunteering: Internship opportunity!

The AIES is regularly looking for motivated interns for the duration of 4 months (approx. 30 hours per week)

2024 / Vienna

Published on: 01.01.2024

Current internship periods are as follows:

  • Beginning of January until the end of April 2024 (application deadline: November 15, 2023)

  • Beginning of May until the end of August 2024 (application deadline: March 15, 2024)

  • Beginning of September to mid-December 2024 (application deadline: July 15, 2024)


Your Tasks

  • Support research activities and project management

  • Writing of event reports and taking minutes

  • Active contribution to writing and revising publications and studies

  • Support in the planning and realization of internal and public events

  • Management of the AIES social media channels (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube)

  • Participation in generating an AIES online presence

  • Various administrative and organizational tasks as well as ad hoc activities


Your Profile

  • Currently enrolled in, or having completed a master’s program is advantageous (preferably in the fields of Political Science, International Relations, European Studies, Security Policy or similar fields of study)

  • Ability to grasp issues quickly and work independently

  • Good communication skills and ability to work in a team

  • Very good command of written and spoken German and English, further languages are an advantage

  • Experience in the preparation of scientific papers and analyses are an advantage

  • High reliability and sense of responsibility

  • Creativity and social media affinity are a plus

  • Very good MS Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)


What we offer

  • Challenging tasks in the field of European and Security policy in an international environment

  • Exciting insights into the work of a renowned Austrian think tank

  • Participation in internal and public expert workshops, discussions and events

  • The opportunity to conduct independent research and publish on international politics

  • Flexible working hours

  • Insights into different research areas such as European foreign, security and defence policy, geopolitical and global power developments, cyber security, regional EU initiatives vis-à-vis the Indo-Pacific, the Western Balkans, Eastern Europe and MENA.

  • A young, diverse and dynamic team

  • To motivated applicants we offer interesting development opportunities and experience in politics, business and society.


All genders, skin colours, ethnicities, sexual orientations and disabilities are welcome: we promote and live diversity!

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Ms. Zoë Nasterlack via e-mail (office@aies.at). If you are interested, please send your application documents (letter of motivation and curriculum vitae) to office@aies.at.

We are looking forward to your application!


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