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.

Two opportunities – deadlines to apply 31 October and 1 November!


Research intern 

Nordregio is currently seeking internship applications for the spring period 2020. In general, we look for applicants who are:

  • Reliable and hardworking
  • Comfortable working independently and as part of a team
  • Studying in an area relevant to Nordregio’s work (e.g. sustainable development, political science, sociology, anthropology, economics, economic geography, urban and/or regional planning or similar)
  • Able to work proficiently in English and have at least basic proficiency in one the Scandinavian languages, Finnish, Icelandic, Greenlandic or Faroese

For the spring period, we are particularly interested in interns with one or more of the following skills and interest areas:

  • Green transition, innovation and smart specialisation (focus on the Arctic is an asset)
  • Maritime spatial planning
  • GIS & data analysis

Placements vary in length from two months up to six months, with the exact timing and working grade subject to individual agreement. You can read more about the general conditions of internships below (see general information).

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. Applications will remain open until midnight on October 31st, 2019.



Web and communications intern 

We are looking for a highly qualified and motivated web and communications intern for three to six months, starting in January 2020.

Tasks will include:

  • Launch of a major Nordic report, State of the Nordic Region,
  • Social media work and press campaigns in connection with the launch,
  • Development of a new online platform for Nordic embassies worldwide

We offer an international work environment placed in the heart of Stockholm, with a highly skilled team of researchers from all over the world. You will join a communications team of five colleagues and take part in both our daily routines and new development tasks. Salary negotiated as part of the recruitment process. Deadline November 1.


General information

Nordregio welcomes internship applications at any time however the main application periods are as follows:

  • May/June (for internships the following Autumn)
  • April/May (for summer internships)
  • October/November (for internships the following Spring) – Application period is open!

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. In general, we look for applicants who are:

  • Reliable and hardworking
  • Comfortable working independently and as part of a team
  • Studying in an area relevant to Nordregio’s work (e.g. sustainable development, political science, sociology, anthropology, economics, economic geography, urban and/or regional planning or similar)
  • Able to work proficiently in English and ideally have at least some knowledge of one the Scandinavian languages, Finnish, Icelandic, Greenlandic or Faroese

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

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.

Please note that Nordregio’s capacity to accept interns fluctuates and we cannot guarantee the number of places that will be offered within each period.


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