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26.05.2020 11:45:00

 Internship programme for us who can’t separate doing from thinking
 Social scientists, economists, designers, philosophers, social psychologists, engineers.
 Demos Helsinki is the leading independent Nordic think tank bringing all these specialists from different fields together. Our vision – building fair and sustainable societies – works as a frame for everything we do, be it private or public sector innovation, strategy consulting, research on the future of cities, or strengthening the role of science in society.
Demos Helsinki is now recruiting interns for a 3-month-long paid internship beginning between September and December 2020. The application is open until Monday 1 June, 2020, 23:59 (EEST)

In our internship programme, you will learn about Demos Helsinki’s collaborative way of changing the world. Based on your background and goals, you will be able to take part in research and consulting projects, sales processes, organising impactful events, and building partnerships.

Your tasks may include

–  Contributing to client projects as an equal and active part of the team, e.g. research, analysis, background study, workshops, and participating in client meetings
– Assisting in sales processes, e.g. making client proposals
– Project management & internal development tasks
– Organising events & producing content

 Skills required from applicants

– You are interested in becoming an expert, management consultant, or researcher in your field, and you are ready to take your skills and expertise to the next level
– You are interested in the world around us and you have a drive for co-working
– You have experience in project and research methods and/or good project management skills
– You know how to showcase and utilise the skills you have attained in your field of studies
– You are an undergraduate or graduate student at a university or a university of applied sciences, either in Finland or abroad, during the entire internship. PhD students are not qualified to apply.

Duration of the internship, COVID-19 situation, and the application process

The duration of the internship is three months. If you study outside Finland, the length, timing, and other details of the internship can be discussed in order to fit your studies. Depending on your availability, the internship may begin sometime between September and December 2020, and we hope that you will express all possible options for you to complete your internship in the application form.

Application form

Click the link to apply!
Please fill in the application form carefully. We appreciate clear and concise answers. The application form includes a mandatory preliminary assignment which is an essential part of the process and will be evaluated.

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