Nordregio regularly hosts interns from a variety of universities around Europe. Placements vary in length from two months up to six months, with the exact period and working grade subject to individual agreement.

The specific skills we require from interns varies depending on our project needs. For the winter/spring 2019 period, we are looking for a candidate who could fit one or both of the following categories:

GIS:

• Studying in a relevant area to Nordregio’s GIS team (e.g. statistics, quantitative analysis, GIS)
• At ease in collecting and analysing data from national statistical institutes and other data sources.
• Able to work proficiently in English and ideally have at least some knowledge of one the Scandinavian languages
• Optional: Interest/knowledge in geography and regional development.
• Comfortable working independently and as part of a team

INNOVATION AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

• Studying in a relevant field to Nordregio’s work, such as innovation and regional development
• Knowledge/interest in Nordic regions and comparative regional studies
• Interest in topics, such as green transition, digitalisation, and resilience
• Able to work proficiently in English and ideally have at least some knowledge of one the Scandinavian languages
• Comfortable working independently and as part of a team

In return, we offer the chance to be part of an international, multidisciplinary team working on a range of issues related to rural and regional development and urban planning.

Other things that are good to know:

• The internship should form a part of the studies
• Internships at Nordregio are unpaid
• The student is responsible for arranging and paying his/her own accommodation in Stockholm
• The student’s home university is the responsible authority during the internship period, meaning that the student is not covered by Nordregio’s insurance
• The internship will preferably start in February

The deadline for the application is 16 January 2019!

Applications, including a CV and cover letter explaining your interest in Nordregio, should be addressed to internship@nordregio.org. The internship team are also happy to answer any questions you might have about the program.


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