Internship Opportunity in the Field of EU-China Relations

Internship Opportunity in the Field of EU-China Relations

The AIES is looking for motivated applicants for an internship position assisting with the organization and facilitation of an international China Think-Tank conference in Vienna.

Duration: March – May 2023 / Hybrid / Vienna

Veröffentlicht am: 13.01.2023

Internship period

  • March – May (specific dates can be discussed)

Core tasks

  • Assist in organization of conference (hybrid)
  • Assist in facilitating of conference in Vienna on 20.04.2023 & 21.04.2023 (in-person attendance required)*
  • Assist in wrap-up of conference (hybrid)
  • Assist in writing of conference report (hybrid)
  • Small ad-hoc research tasks on EU-China relations (hybrid)

*In-person availability on the 20.04 and 21.04.2023 is an essential requirement

Your profile

  • Currently enrolled in, or having completed, a bachelor’s or master’s program (ideally in the fields of Sinology, Economics, Political Science, International Relations, or similar fields of study
  • Professional working proficiency in German and English
  • Interest in EU-China relations & Austria-China relations
  • Ability to grasp issues quickly and work independently
  • Previous experience in organizing a conference or event is advantageous
  • Experience in researching China-related fields (EU-China relations, Chinese international relations etc.) is advantageous

What we offer

  • Opportunity to engage with well-known China Think-tankers, as well as Austrian policy makers
  • Gain in-depth insights into EU-China relations 
    • Opportunity to conduct independent research and publish on international politics 
    • Participation in internal and public expert workshops, discussions, and events
    • Gain exciting insights into the work of a renowned Austrian think tank
  • Flexible working hours

If you are interested, please send your application documents (brief motivation letter and curriculum vitae) to

The internship is unpaid.