For organizational reasons, no further internships can be offered at SWP in Berlin until further notice.
As soon as such an opportunity is available again, this website will be updated immediately. If you are interested in an internship at SWP, please visit our website regularly to stay informed of any changes.
Internships in the Brussels office are still possible.
SWP offers a limited number of three-month full-time internships for highly motivated students. We are particularly interested in attracting young academics in political science and related social sciences (economics, law, administration, occasionally also regional studies, ethnology, or journalism).
Interns are based at our offices in Berlin-Wilmersdorf.
If you are interested in an internship at our Brussels office, please apply directly.
We accept students at the following stages:
The Centre for Applied Turkey Studies does not offer any internships. Please refrain from unsolicited applications.
For the International Security research division:
For the Armament and Technology Cluster:
Please send your application for an internship to Human Resources at SWP. We can only accept complete applications with the application form and all required documents. The application form requires the following information:
This application form can be completed on screen. If your browser does not support this option, please download the PDF file (→ Save document), open with a PDF reader (e.g. with Adobe Acrobat), "Activate all functions", fill in and save. The completed application form can then be sent as an e-mail attachment.
Interns at SWP receive € 300 per month. Exceptions are only possible where the internship is already funded by another public or private organisation.