Internships at the Kosciuszko Institute
ABOUT THE KOSCIUSZKO INSTITUTE
Founded in 2000, the Kosciuszko Institute is a leading, non-governmental and non-profit think tank and research institute. Our mission is to act in the interest of the socio-economic development and security of Poland as a proactive member of the European Union and NATO.
NONPARTISAN EXPERT ACTIVITY
Specializing in making strategic recommendations, our Institute lays down the paths for the advancement of key public policies offering substantive support for Polish and European decision-makers alike. Our think tank fellows produce nonpartisan and independent reports and analyses, and their conclusions are an essential source of information for the private sector and civil society.
As a leader among Polish non-governmental organisations, the Kosciuszko Institute runs a range of national and international projects devoted to multifaceted aspects of security, including energy and economic security as well as cybersecurity. Engaging key policy and business stakeholders, the representatives of international organisations and the NGO sector in collaborative efforts, our Institute initiates socio-political debate on the most pressing challenges facing Poland and Europe.
Our think tank attracts the best analysts from all over the world to launch multiple pioneering and innovative ventures. The Kosciuszko Institute is the originator and organiser of the European Cybersecurity Forum – CYBERSEC, an annual conference dedicated to the strategic aspects of cyberspace. The first edition of the event was held in 2015. Recognising its pivotal role as a platform for regular dialogue between key stakeholders, Concise Courses has ranked the event among the top five cybersecurity conferences in Europe.
A network of institutions which act as patrons for the Institute’s initiatives and projects includes the European Parliament, the European Commission, NATO, the Chancellery of the Prime Minister of Poland, the Chancellery of the President of Poland, the National Security Bureau, the Ministry of Economic Development, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, the Ministry of National Defence, the Ministry of Digital Affairs, the Ministry of the Interior and Administration, the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Construction, the Ministry of Finance, the Government Security Centre, the Supreme Audit Office, the Ministry of Energy, the National Public Prosecutor’s Office, and the World Bank.
INTERNSHIPS – GENERAL INFORMATION
WHO CAN DO AN INTERNSHIP?
The Kosciuszko Institute Internships are open to students at any age and on any year of the studies. We highly appreciate students who are interested in international relations, political science, security, foreign policy, new technologies, economic development, innovation, startup ecosystem.
WHEN DO WE RECRUIT INTERNS?
All the time. Always at least 2 interns work at the institute and few months before Cracow edition of CYBERSEC (June – October) more interns are needed due to a increased work.
HOW LONG DO INTERNSHIPS LAST?
Usually internships at the Kosciuszko Instute last 3 months 20 hours per week.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties and responsibilities will vary depending on a team which each intern will be allocated in.
The intern will join and take part in the activities of one of our six teams:
HOW CAN I APPLY?
If you are young and ambitious student, interested in gaining professional experience in one of Poland’s most prominent think tanks and your command of English is at an advanced (C1) level please send your CV (cover letter optional) to email@example.com with INTERNSHIP in the subject heading.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT?
- Taking part in dynamic, interesting projects as part of a highly-motivated and experienced team.
- Working for the organiser of one of the most important cybersecurity conferences in Europe.
- It’s being able to combine an internship with your classes.
After the Internship an intern will receive a recommendation letter.
We reply to the selected candidates.
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 as of 29 August 1997, consolidated text: Journal of Laws 2016, item 922 as amended”.