CUTS International, Geneva, a research, advocacy and networking non-governmental organization on trade, development and related issues, regularly seeks interns to support its work. Since 2008, we have made a name for linking people and issues in the world of multilateral trade with their counterparts in related policy areas, such as agriculture, environment, digital policy, competition and consumer protection etc.
Our internship programme offers great job satisfaction in a highly motivating environment. The aim of CUTS' internship programme is to contribute to a strong next generation of international leaders, by providing them exposure and the opportunity to make their contributions to current trade-related debates through CUTS' influence.
In order to be considered eligible for a CUTS internship, the applicant must meet all the following criteria:
Applicants who do not meet the above criteria will not be considered.
These are unpaid internships. However, lunch and transport allowance are provided.
The intern is expected to be available for a minimum period of 2 months. There is no fixed maximum duration. Internships are conducted on a part-time basis (max. 15h/week) during university term time, with working hours accommodating study schedules. Full-time internships are possible during holiday periods.
The ideal candidates would be postgraduate students in Political Science, Economics, International Relations or related fields, with strong academic background from an institute of good repute. They should be highly motivated, and willing to learn and contribute. Proficiency in both written and spoken English with good communication skills is essential. Knowledge of French will be an asset.
The intern will be tasked with the following key responsibilities:
Please send your application by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “CUTS International Geneva Internship”. Your application must contain: