Undergraduate Internship Program in Europe
- Bruegel, a Belgium-based think tank devoted to policy research on international economic issues: 3 positions, Spring or Summer Quarter, 6 consecutive weeks.
- Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP), an environmental sustainability policy think tank based in Belgium: 2 positions, Spring or Summer Quarter, 8 consecutive weeks.
- LICOS Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance is a research center at the University of Leuven, Belgium. Since its foundation in 1991, research at LICOS has focused on theoretical and empirical research of micro- and macro-economic aspects of transition, institutional changes, and economic performance across the world: 1 position, Spring or Summer Quarter, 6 consecutive weeks.
- The Lisbon Council, a thought leader based in Brussels, focused on broad issues of social, political, and economic modernization: 1 position, Spring or Summer Quarter, 6 consecutive weeks.
- Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedom, a private institution in Estonia whose task is to collect, process, study and present the history of the occupations of Estonia, 1939-1991, the resistance movement and the return of independent statehood: 1 position, Spring or Summer Quarter, 8 consecutive weeks.
Application and Requirements
Grants of $6,000 to $8,000 will be awarded by the Europe Center along with each internship to cover the cost of travel and basic living expenses. Interns will be required to complete a survey about their experience after their return and post regularly to the Global Student Fellows Blog.
The format for the above internships, except for Bruegel, may be conducted as virtual/remote or in-person, pending University policy. Bruegel will only be able to host in-person internships.
- The applicant must currently be an enrolled undergraduate at Stanford and in good standing.
- The applicant cannot have his/her undergraduate degree conferred before the completion of this internship.
- Seniors who will be returning to coterm for all of next year are eligible to apply.
- Global Studies minors in European Studies will receive preference for these internships sponsored by The Europe Center.
- Internships may only be conducted during the student's non-academic quarter (Flex Term).
- Application Period Opens: Monday, December 1, 2020.
- Application Deadline: Monday, January 4, 2021
- Applicants must submit a completed online application form, including a resume and unofficial transcript of Stanford courses.
- Students selected for interviews to be notified by Monday, January 18th.
- Interviews to be conducted by Tuesday, January 26th.
- Final selection decisions to be announced by Tuesday, February 9th.
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