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All of these programs have strong research and
engagement components. You will join a small team of former BCG strategy
consultants and experienced professionals from other fields.
Activities may include:
Researching, drafting and producing reports and other
Organizing workshops with civil servants;
Preparing engaging conference presentations;
Managing and organizing stakeholder outreach.
An excellent academic record;
A demonstrated interest in the workings of government;
Strong research and analytical skills;
An ability communicates effectively verbally and in writing.
This internship is open to students and graduates at
different levels of academic study, including those in bachelor’s, master’s and
PhD programmes. Applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Relevant
degrees may include, but are not limited to, political science, public
administration, sociology, law, business, design, journalism and computer
The position offers the opportunity to attend talks and
conferences at other think tanks or universities and to publish some of
your own writing. To thrive at CPI you will:
Bring an entrepreneurial mindset;
Spot relevant opportunities for CPI;
This is a 2-3 month full-time position (40 hours per
week) at CPI’s offices in central London. You will be paid GBP 2’000/month and
will need to make your own housing, insurance, and transportation arrangements. Note
that if applying from abroad, you should ensure that you meet the
necessary visa requirements. CPI is unable to act as a sponsor or provide visa
The precise start date is negotiable. Relevant dates
We expect you to begin between 11 and 25 September
The closing date for applying to this position is 26
Interviews will be conducted the week of 31 July 2017 (interviews
can be conducted via video, you do not need to be in London that week. Let us
know if you are on vacation that week, we can likely work around that).
How to apply?
Our application process has two stages:
About you: some personal details This information
will only become visible to us if you are shortlisted. All applications are
assessed blind by multiple reviewers;
Short answer questions: Here we ask you to complete XXX
questions about YYY. Each section has a 250-word limit. Once you have
completed all these questions you will see a page with all your answers
and have the opportunity to amend these before finally submitting your
For further information about this internship please contact
CPI’s Programme Director Danny Buerkli (email@example.com).
The Centre for Public Impact is committed to a policy
of Equal Employment Opportunity and is determined to ensure that no
applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender,
age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race,
or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be
Deadline: 7 August 2017
Open to: candidates with a Master’s Degree in a relevant field
(international relations, international politics)
Benefits: trainees get a monthly salary
The Policy and Humanitarian Diplomacy Division of the
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) offer five
traineeship positions for a period of one year, starting either in January,
February or March 2018.
The ICRC’s Policy and Humanitarian Diplomacy Division is
part of the Department of International Law and Policy, and plays a
central role in developing and delivering the main institutional policy
and diplomacy objectives of the ICRC as well as overseeing the ICRC’s
delegation in New York.
Qualifications: ICRC are looking for candidates who
meet the following mandatory requirements:
A Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g. international
relations, international politics, international law, humanitarian action,
development, peace/conflict studies, etc.);
Knowledge or good understanding of at least one of the
regions and issues from a humanitarian perspective;
Excellent English and a good command of at least one of
the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish.
Additional languages are an asset;
Minimum of 6 months full-time prior experience with an
international organisation, an NGO or within the International Red Cross and
Red Crescent Movement, and no more than 2 years of relevant experience;
A manifest interest for humanitarian action/issues
and/or the ICRC;
A demonstrated interest in international affairs and
Available for 1 year, starting in either January, February
or March 2018.
If you do not fulfill the conditions above, your application
will not be considered.
Understanding of the International Red Cross and Red
Crescent Movement, including its structure, policies, approaches, etc.;
Any relevant publications;
Experience in diplomatic and/or inter-agency work;
The ability to think strategically, to express ideas
clearly, both orally and in writing, and to work independently and as part
of a team;
Capacity for research and analytical writing;
Flexibility and the ability to assist with a variety of
tasks based on the needs of the Division.
Under the supervision of a Diplomatic or Policy Adviser, the
post holder will be responsible for:
Analysing humanitarian trends, issues and policy
Preparing/attending conferences, seminars and bilateral
Informing ICRC delegations in the field about a variety of
Assisting with the day-to-day management of relations with
international organisations and UN agencies, regional organisations, major
international NGOs and humanitarian think-tanks;
It’s paid traineeship.
How to apply?
Interested candidates should send their complete application
in Word or PDF format (cover letter of no more than 700 words and CV), in
English to: firstname.lastname@example.org (quote reference number: DP_POL2018). Any
documents other than the two listed above will not be considered.
In you cover letter, please answer the following
How does your background and previous experience relate
to this position?
What is your interest in applying to this position
at the ICRC?Which added value can you bring to the Division and the ICRC?
What are your career plans for the future?
Do you have any preferences for regions and/or issues
which you would like to follow? (NB: this will not be taken into account
in your selection process, but used further in the recruitment).
Please be aware that the ICRC has other Traineeship
positions with separate application processes (for further information see the
ICRC website). The application process for delegates is also a separate one. No
information on these can be provided.
Late or incomplete applications, as well as those that do
not meet the stated mandatory requirements, will not be considered. Please
refrain from applying if you do not fulfill the mandatory criteria listed
Owing to the high number of applications, only the
selected candidates will be contacted in September 2017 for a written test,
which will be followed by a phone interview in late September/October.
Up to 500 Humboldt Research Fellowships are available for experienced
researchers to carry out a long-term research project (6-18
months) at a research institution in Germany. Scientists and scholars of
all nationalities and disciplines may apply.
A Humboldt Research Fellowship for experienced researchers
allows you to carry out long-term research (6-18 months) in Germany. Applicants
choose their own topic of research and their academic host. The fellowship is
flexible and can be divided up into as many as three stays within three years.
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (German: Alexander von
Humboldt-Stiftung) is a foundation established by the government of the Federal
Republic of Germany and funded by the Federal Foreign Office, the Federal
Ministry of Education and Research, the Federal Ministry for Economic
Cooperation and Development as well as other national and international
partners; it promotes international academic cooperation between excellent
scientists and scholars from Germany and from abroad.
Scholars in the humanities or social sciences and physicians
must have a good knowledge of German if it is necessary to carry out the
research successfully; otherwise a good knowledge of English; scientists and
engineers must have a good knowledge of German or English.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for experienced
researchers to carry out a long-term research project (6-18
months) at a research institution in Germany.
Study Subject(s): Applicants choose their own research
projects and their host in Germany and prepare their research plan
independently. Details of the research project and the time schedule must
be agreed upon with the prospective host in advance.
Scholarship Award: The fellowship is worth 3,150 EUR
per month. This includes a mobility lump sum and a contribution towards health
and liability insurance.
Additional benefits for research fellows:
lump sum for the fellow’s travel expenses if the costs are
not borne by a third party;
language fellowship for an intensive language course lasting two to four months
at selected language institutes in Germany immediately prior to the actual
period of research;
language fellowships may also be granted to accompanying marital partners.
family allowances for accompanying family members staying at
least three months (monthly allowance: up to 326 EUR for marital partners and
up to 234 EUR for each child);
for single-parents: flat-rate allowance for accompanying
children (under the age of 18) forstays of at least three months (400 EUR per
month for the first child and 100 EUR per month for every additional child);
additional extension of the fellowship up to 12 month for
research fellows accompanied by children under the age of 12;
a subsidy towards research costs to be paid to the hosts in
Germany amounting to 800 EUR per month (for research in the natural sciences
and engineering) and 500 EUR (for research in the humanities and social
Europe allowance for a research stay at a research institute
in another European country (though not the research fellow’s own country); for
a designated period in the course of the fellowship if necessary to ensure the
success of the research;
extensive alumni sponsorship once a successful research stay
has come to an end, especially for maintaining contacts with collaborative
partners in Germany during the Humboldtian’s entire academic career.
Scholarship can be taken in Germany
Doctorate or comparable academic degree (Ph.D., C.Sc. or
equivalent), completed less than twelve years prior to the date of application.
If it is not possible or customary to take a doctorate in the candidate’s
subject or country, an application may be submitted up to 16 years after
completing a Master’s or Diploma degree, provided that the publication record
is commensurate with the candidate’s career stage.
The candidate’s own research profile documented by a
comprehensive list of academic publications reviewed according to international
standards and printed in journals and/or by publishing houses.
Confirmation that research facilities are available and
mentoring agreement and a detailed expert’s statement by an academic host at a
research institution in Germany.
Three expert reviews from important collaborative partners
and/or academics from the candidate’s own institute and, if possible, from
Necessary language skills: humanities or social sciences and
medicine: good knowledge of German if it is necessary to carry out the research
successfully; otherwise a good knowledge of English; natural sciences and
engineering: good knowledge of German or English. Potential applicants who have
been in Germany for more than six months at the time of application are not
eligible to apply.
Nationality: Scientists and scholars of all
nationalities may apply for these Humboldt Research Fellowships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicant must have a doctorate or
comparable academic degree (Ph.D., C.Sc. or equivalent), completed less than
twelve years prior to the date of application.
English Language Requirement: Scholars in the
humanities or social sciences and physicians must have a good knowledge of
German if it is necessary to carry out the research successfully; otherwise a
good knowledge of English; scientists and engineers must have a good knowledge
of German or English.
How to Apply: Applications should be submitted by
Application Deadline: Applications may be sent at any
time. The complete application should be submitted to the Humboldt
Foundation at least four to seven months ahead of the prospective selection
date. The selection committee meets three times a year, in March, July and
Each year the Government of Canada offers doctoral
research scholarships in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering
fields for international students. International students except
Canada can apply for these scholarships.
Doctoral research scholarships program for foreign students
(DE) aimed at foreign students who had been preselected by a Québec university
and who wish to carry out their doctoral studies in the natural sciences,
mathematics and engineering fields.
The Doctoral Research Scholarships Program for Foreign
Students (DE) of the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies
(FRQNT) aims to stimulate international student’s interest in beginning or
pursuing doctoral studies in Québec and provide financial support to leading
international Ph.D. candidates in the natural sciences, mathematics and
Applicants must meet all eligibility criteria by the
competition deadline on November 1, 2017.
Course Level: Scholarships are available
for pursuing doctoral studies at Québec University.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in the
natural sciences, mathematics and engineering fields. To be eligible,
applicants must specialize in the following areas:
Information and communication technologies
Scholarship Provider: The FRQNT board of directors
reserves the right to modify the value of scholarships at any time, without
notice, notably in accordance with the credits annually allocated by the
Assemblée nationale du Québec, its strategic priorities and budgetary process.
The maximum annual value of the doctoral research scholarship for international
students is 21 000 $. Within the eligibility period of twelve semesters or
48 months, a scholarship holder may receive a maximum of twelve installments
for a total of 84 000 $. Each payment of up to 7 000 $ covers a period of
four months or one semester. The 11th and 12th installments are
conditional on the initial deposit of the thesis before the end of the 12th financed
Scholarship can be taken in Canada
Eligibility: Applicants must:
Meet all eligibility criteria by the competition
deadline on November 1st, 2017.
Have been preselected by a Québec university by
September 22nd, 2017.
Not have obtained a Merit Scholarship for Foreign
Students from the Ministère de l’Education et de l’Enseignement supérieur du
Québec (MEES) or from one of the Fonds de recherche du Québec.
Not be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of
Not have submitted an application for permanent
residence under Canadian immigration laws.
In addition to the aforementioned criteria, applicants
should note the following restrictions and administrative prerequisites:
Study program restrictions:
The scholarship cannot be used for qualifying studies.
Nationality: International students except from
Canada can apply for these scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must meet all
eligibility criteria by the competition deadline on November 1, 2017.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside
the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other
language requirements in order to be able to study there.
Only students who have been preselected by a Québec
university may apply to the competition.
Universities may support two competition applications per
Applicant preselection is the sole responsibility of the
university. Information on preselection deadlines is available In the Toolbox.
The university representatives who must preselect the
applicants should consult the Instructions for preselecting applicants in the
University representatives who preselect applicants must
fill out the applicant nomination form, which is available in the FRQnet
website of the FRQNT. The form must be submitted electronically by September
22nd, 2017, at 4 PM.
Applicants must meet all program eligibility requirements.
Applications submitted by a university may be deemed ineligible by the FRQNT if
the applicants do not meet all program requirements.
Preselected applications may also be preselected for the
Merit scholarships Program for Foreign Students awarded by the ministère de
l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur (MEES).
Preselected applicants will have to create an account in the
FRQnet website. The FRQNT will then communicate with all of the preselected
candidates so they can fill out an electronic form in the FRQnet system.
Applicants may consult the document: Instructions for completing an
application in the Toolbox.
Only the 2018-2019 competition e-forms and other required
documents will be accepted. Any appendices or documents other than those
required will not be transmitted to the evaluation committee.
The e-forms are only available in the secure section of the
FRQnet website of the Fonds. These forms must be filled out and submitted
electronically by the competition deadline on November 1st, 2017, at 4 PM
(coordinated universal time UTC-5, Est time zone). Applicants will not be able
to update their applications after the competition deadline. It is recommended
that applicants keep a hard copy of the e-form for their personal files.
The form may be written in French or English. Applicants who
submit their applications in English must provide the French translation of the
Important : Applications that do not include all required
information will be deemed ineligible by the FRQNT.
Required supporting documents
Letters of reference (online): Two letters of reference
from referees should be transmitted to the program manager. To allow the
referee to complete the reference letter, the candidate must enter the
referee’s account information in the FRQnet form. The referee will then have
access to the letter through his Portfolio in the “As a referee” section.
Documents to include in the electronic form (PDF)
The documents listed below must be attached to the
electronic form in the section « Other documents » of the form. The student
must ensure that the documents are not protected by a password. Documents
submitted in a language other than French or English must be accompanied by a
translation of the original.
A copy of transcripts for every year of the
applicant’s university studies, whether they were completed or not
(certificate, diploma, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, etc.).
A copy of the identification page of the applicant’s
valid passport from his/her home country or any other official document that
established the applicant’s citizenship;
A copy of your diploma unless there is a grade in this
document. The applicant must also provide the transcripts for any equivalencies
that were granted for courses taken in other institutions or as part of other
programs. Any transcripts from institutions located outside North America must
include a note from the applicant explaining the marking system. The FRQNT
reserves the right to verify with institutions the authenticity of any
information given by applicants. The transcripts must be organized chronologically
from newest to oldest;
Acknowledgements of receipt or letters from editors
for articles that are submitted, accepted or in press (acknowledgements for
published articles will not be given to the committee);
Additional document for applicants who carried out part-time
or unregistered semesterss since first registering for their graduate studies
If applicable, an attestation from the registrar
listing any unregistered or part-time semesters.
Additional document for applicants seeking an eligibility
An official attestation of interrupted enrolment and,
where applicable, a medical certificate indicating the duration and the reasons
for the interruption;
For the parental leave exception, a copy of the
child’s birth certificate or an official document demonstrating the adoption.
The FRQNT reserves the right to verify the authenticity of
any information or documents given by applicants with relevant bodies.
Submitting the required documents:
The candidate must send the electronic form to the FRQNT
before the competition deadline: November 1st, 2017.
It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that the
documents attached to the electronic form (PDF) include all the required
documents for the application to be considered acceptable. No document
requested in the electronic form that would be sent by email or mail will be
The candidate must ensure that his referees send the letters
of reference no later than the competition deadline.
Application Deadline: The form must be submitted
electronically by September 22, 2017, at 4 PM. The candidate
must send the electronic form to the FRQNT before the competition deadline:
November 1, 2017.
Deadline: 30 September 2017
Open to: international students are eligible for this scholarship
Scholarship: the value is £5,000, also, cover the tuition fees
The University of St Andrews is delighted to announce
the availability of Silver Scholarship for international students. This
scholarship is available to pursue foundation program.
The aim of this scholarship is to support international
students to pursue foundation program.
The University of St Andrews is a British public research
university in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland. It is the oldest of the four ancient
universities of Scotland and the third oldest university in the
English-speaking world (following Oxford and Cambridge).
International students are eligible to apply for this
This scholarship will cover the following:
The duration of the Foundation Programme. For Pathway
to Medicine students, the award covers both phases.
Deadline: 04 September 2017
Open to: international students
Benefits: salary of 2,222 EUR in the first year, progressing to 2,840
EUR in the last year
The Institute for High-Energy Physics of the
University of Amsterdam is pleased to announce PhD studentships in the
project of Neutrino Physics with the KM3NeT/ORCA deep-sea neutrino
telescope. These studentships are open to international students.
The aim of this project is to enhance the sensitivity of the
ORCA detector to the neutrino mass hierarchy and other oscillation parameters
and the understanding of neutrino interactions in the 1-10 GeV energy region.
The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is consistently ranked
among the world’s best universities in global rankings. It is a top 100
university in The Rankings, QS Rankings and Leiden Ranking.
The candidate should have obtained or be about to obtain a
Master’s degree in Physics;
A background in particle or astroparticle physics is
Extensive use will be made of the programming language C++;
Excellent command of written and spoken English are
This position is available for pursuing PhD programme.
Based on a full-time appointment (38 hours per week) the
gross monthly salary will range from 2,222 EUR in the first year
to 2,840 EUR in the last year. The Collective Labour Agreement
for Dutch Universities is applicable. Favourable tax agreements may
apply to non-Dutch applicants.
How to Apply?
All applications should include a Curriculum Vitae, a
single page maximum statement of motivation and research interests and a
list of university courses taken with grades. You will also need to
provide contact details for 2 referees. They will be contacted directly.
EUROCITIES, the network of major European cities, is
offering a work experience placement in communications & events. We are
looking for an enthusiastic team player, willing to learn, a creative person
who wants to experience what it’s like to work with cities and EU institutions
in an international communications team. You will be working under the
supervision of the communications director for a period of six months, starting
assisting in preparing our annual conference;
helping to roll out our campaign on #cities4Europe;
working on the production and promotion of our podcasts;
supporting our graphics work and digital communications;
updating our contact database;
giving general support to the communications team.
excellent English, other languages an advantage;
experience with graphic programmes (Adobe CS) and good IT
good organisational skills;
assistance with living expenses of up to €200 per month
under Belgian legislation;
reimbursement of local public transport expenses;
assistance with lunch expenses;
a Belgian mobile phone number, with credit for calls and
up to €300 reimbursement for one trip home during the
Please send your motivation letter and CV by 09:00,
Monday 21 August 2017, to