Every employee of IRI is responsible for carrying out the Mission of IRI, and demonstrating the core values in their day to day operations.Excellence- We believe in quality results delivered by investing in people. Freedom- We believe in exploration and experimentation to be agile and responsive. Respect- We believe in trust, empathy and empowering people. Teamwork- We believe in diversity, inclusion and the power of global collaboration. Transparency- We believe in open communication and clear decision-making. Accountability- We believe in personal responsibility as the foundation of success.IRI is creating student and employee partnerships that facilitate the growth and development of IRI’s future leadership. Interns will learn about time management and deal with multiple activities in a fast-paced work environment. Other professional learning opportunities include attending topic meetings, conferences, and seminars. The intern will support the work of IRI’s Transatlantic Strategy Division.This position is scheduled to start on January 11, 2021 for no more than sixteen (16) weeks and may not be extended. Position Requirements: Availability to start on January 11, 2021.Excellent verbal and written skills in EnglishFamiliarity with Microsoft Office Detail-oriented individual with strong organizational skills Flexibility to changing situations and prioritiesPursuing or received a bachelor’s degree in international affairs, political science, or related field;Demonstrated interest in European politics;Primary Functions and Responsibilities:Assists staff with program activities, events and training missionsSupports systems and database system and database managementMonitors domestic and international media outlets daily for news regarding IRIWrites as a contributor to IRI’s blog· Prepare programmatic content for external audiences by copyediting and formatting documents;Assists in researching a variety of topics for briefing papers, program proposals and reportsAssists in preparing report and presentationsProvides administrative supportProvides back-up for the receptionist as neededPerforms other duties as assignedLearning Outcomes:Following completion of internship, candidate can expect some combination of the following outcomes:· Increased familiarity with political processes at the European and country level· Improved written and verbal communication skills· Greater understanding of international democracy development · Greater confidence in the education or experience candidate brings to an employer.