Project-related internships:


  • 4 months during term time with 16 hours per week

Fields of activity

  • Literature research
  • Preparation of data for reports, policy-briefs working papers
  • Preparation of minutes of workshops and events
  • Preparation of summaries
  • Organisation and hosting of events
  • Support in coordination activities

If interested:


  • Enrollment in a master´s program or completed MA degree in political science, international relations, or related fields
  • Very good English; German and other languages desirable
  • Ability to work independently


  • Practice-oriented personal supervision
  • A deepening understanding of topics and theories related to international politics
  • Training in research methods, analytical skills and their application to practical research
  • Participation in the conceptualisation and preparation of academic papers, reports, policy-briefs, and analyses, as well as the organisation of events
  • Integration into the oiip research team and academic networks

This internship offers a great opportunity to get to know a research institute in practice and to take the first steps towards an academic or policy consultancy career.

Unfortunately, the internship cannot be remunerated, but a certificate or letter of recommendation will be issued upon completition of the internship.

The next possible internship period is October 2024 to January 2025.

For those interested: please send a CV, a letter of motivation and an example of a self-authored academic paper (in German or English) with details of the desired field of expertise in which the internship is intended (see homepage) to