Located within walking distance from the UN headquarters, FES New York is ideally situated in the midst of all the relevant actors from missions, the UN secretariat, and academic research institutions. Students of all nationalities specializing in international affairs, development and economic policy who want to take advantage of this challenging exposure are invited to apply for an internship at the FES New York office.
FES New York offers internships for a duration of three months, starting in early January, mid-April and in the beginning of September. At first, interns and the FES office will agree on a work plan, which will entail four different sets of activities:
Candidates must have obtained at least a Bachelor’s degree by the beginning of the internship. They should have a demonstrated interest in social and political issues and knowledge of web design and social media skills. The working language in the office and at the UN is English. Interested applicants should therefore submit in English:
Prospective interns are requested to make their own arrangements for travel, visa, health insurance and housing. German candidates are requested to apply for a J-1 visa through GIZ.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
Volker Lehmann, Ph.D.
Senior Policy Analyst
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung New York