Job Vacancy: “Internship”, Deadline April 8 (FIIA, Finland)

The Finnish Institute of International Affairs is a research institute whose mission is to produce high quality, topical information on international relations and the EU. The Institute realizes its aims by conducting research as well as by organizing domestic and international seminars and publishing reports on its research and current international issues. The Institute also publishes a journal, Ulkopolitiikka (Finnish Journal of Foreign Affairs) and maintains a specialized library.

The Institute is looking for two (2) interns for the summer and autumn of 2022. They are looking for students interested in international relations to support the work at the Institute.

They expect you to be prepared to perform a wide variety of tasks, to take initiative, to be able to coordinate your work and to be thorough. They expect you to be fluent in English and for the autumn internship you need to be fluent in Finnish also.

They offer you an interesting working atmosphere, compelling work assignments, and the support and opportunity to develop your skills. One of the internships is a research assistant position and the other is a communication traineeship. You should state in your application which position you are applying for. The position for the research assistant will be for the summer months (1.6.-31.8.2022) and the communication traineeship will be from September 1st to November 30th, 2022.  

The salary is 1 700e/month. In your application you must confirm that you have been granted or that you are entitled to a traineeship subsidy. Applications which do not fill the requirements will not be taken into consideration.  

You can send your application letter together with your CV to the Institute either by post (Finnish Institute for International Affairs, P.O. Box 425, 00101 Helsinki) or by e-mail (kirjaamo[at] The deadline for the applications is April 8th 2022 at 16.15 (EEST). Applications that are late will be ignored. Applications and attachments will not be returned.

More information about the internship: Project Manager Marie-Louise Hindsberg, +358 9 432 77 12, Tue 8.3.  at 11-12 and Wed 16.3. at 10-11.

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