Research Intern

Job Details


Berlin, Germany

Expiration Date

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Interest Area

Communication, Research

Position Type


Position Level

Entry level

Minimum Degree Requirements

College Degree

Company Name

Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute

Job Posting URL

The DOC Research Institute is offering an internship for 6 months, full-time in the Research Department starting as soon as possible. The Intern will assist the Research team in providing support to Research Department’s staff, including support for primary research, as well key events organization and publications activities.


The world as we see it today is undergoing massive changes. How can we profit from new opportunities? How can we solve arising problems? The fact is: Complex questions demand complex answers. This is the exact mission of the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute. We strive to find solutions to today’s most pressing issues. Global stakeholders from political institutions need reliable partners for important decisions. We believe that only through strong teamwork between science and politics can we cope with the challenges we are facing today. 

Our name is our mission: Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute brings together global thought leaders from academia, public policy, business and civil society to debate and develop practice-based policy advice. That is our key – without dialogue, no solutions. Therefore, Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute builds on a global network of experts, continuously creating special reports, expert commentary, and analysis from our international network of respected academics and responsible industry figures.


Main tasks:

Contributing to research projects and writing reports and papers;

Collecting and analyzing data;

Researching and compiling of different data and resources;

Drafting weekly and monthly reviews;

Editing reports and other outputs;

Participating in relevant workshops and conferences;

Assisting in planning and organizing project events including invitation, attendance, travel and accommodation arrangements;

Minute taking for the Research Department’s internal meetings and conference-calls.



Bachelor degree in a related field

Postgraduate studies in either political science or economics, socials sciences, internal relation

Demonstrable experience and skills in building positive and productive relationships, with colleagues And Other Stakeholders Experience In Conducting And Writing Research, sufficient to enable the individual to solicit and select research that will result in a high-quality publication that addresses the diverse interests of the readership

Strong corporate ethos and effective team member, able to achieve an appropriate balance between scientific interests and organization-wide interests

An effective approach to managing key networks and relationships, demonstrating an appropriate balance between empowerment, support and assertiveness

An eye for detail and be very accurate in their work

Excellent grammar and spelling skills in English, another language is an advantage

Proficiency in various computer software programs including Word, Excel, Power Point and Adobe Acrobat

Familiarity with statistical programs (Stata, E views, RATS, SPSS, etc.) is an advantage

Strong administration and organizational skills

Very good time management skills

Resilient and able to work under pressure


What we offer:

Modern office space in the historical center of Berlin International work environment

The opportunity to take part in building the next big Think Tank

A reasonable salary