Working Group on Security Challenges at Seaports: Public Administration Internship Position
What will you be doing?
The Public Administration intern will be conducting research as a part of the Working Group on Security Challenges at Seaports (WGSCS) under the Invictus Institute, a branch of the Invictus Foundation. Along with your peers, you will conduct first-hand research on this topic in order to form policy recommendations that aid in addressing these pressing issues.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for an individual with a background in public administration in order to help us develop a clear set of recommendations for stakeholders on how to implement the solutions proposed in the compendium. As a public admin expert, you will be advising on how to increase the efficiency of maritime security operations and developing the corresponding policy with in-house legal experts to ensure that it is carried out comprehensively. You will be tasked with analysing the proposals for solutions and working with stakeholders in order to identify the most efficient way of making these proposals a reality.
The qualification we are looking for:
- You have extensive research experience
- You are familiar with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio; Experience with SharePoint is a plus)
- You are fluent in English (any additional language is a plus)
- You possess excellent writing and editing skills
- Capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously and good time management
- You are a quick learner, confident to work independently and in an enthusiastic team
- You have outstanding interpersonal and communications skills and can express your ideas openly and constructively
For this internship position, you have to either be enrolled in a university for the duration of your internship have recently graduated from a university.
What do we offer?
In addition to a flexible work schedule, we provide you with an inspiring, collaborative and exciting intellectual environment where you will work with other like-minded individuals. The Invictus Foundation offers you with excellent networking opportunities and valuable working experience that can help you build and refine your skillset. While the internship is unpaid, if the selected candidate undertakes additional capstone projects, there is a possibility for project-based remuneration.
What does an ideal candidate look like?
In addition to fulfilling the requirements, an ideal candidate would be an individual who carries themselves with honesty and integrity. They are altruistic in nature and not only professional in their conduct but are also willing to undertake challenges. We also place great value on one’s ability to work in a team and establish healthy professional relationships.
COVID-19 update: In light of the new guidance issued by the Dutch government, selected candidates will have the option to work remotely until April 1st (subject to change depending on further advice by the government).