Internship with the Center for Social and Economic Research (CASE) Ukraine
How to apply?
CASE Ukraine (The Price of the State’s initiator) is a nonprofit think tank based in Kyiv, Ukraine. Our mission is to conduct high-quality, impartial research and, based on that research, to provide innovative, hands-on recommendations. Research topics cover government spending, taxation, government-owned corporations, borrowing, intergovernmental relations, social protection, education, health, law enforcement, trade, governance, foreign affairs, and many others. CASE Ukraine counts among its partners and donors the UNDP, the World Bank, the European Commission, the USAID, the Sida, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, the Open Society Foundations, the UNITER and many others. CASE Ukraine is proud to be considered as one of the most well-known think tanks in Ukraine.
What Is in It for CASE Ukraine?
- Positive energy (interns can bring energy to even the most mundane tasks and can bolster the overall mood in the office)
- Fresh ideas (interns can offer diverse points of view)
- Social media skills (nobody knows posting, tweeting, and blogging like students and they understand how best to reach the younger generation)
- Offloading (interns can take on some of the tasks that CASE Ukraine must deal with)
- Defining a new position (interns can help move projects forward and define a new position for themselves)
What Is in It for Interns?
- New and improved skills (learning new and improving existing skills can help interns with future job search)
- Better understanding of the field (internship is a way to learn about the field from a real-world perspective)
- Work experience (internship gives real accomplishment stories for interns’ resumes)
- Networking contacts (internship is a way to land a new job and to learn about unadvertised job opportunities)
- References for future job opportunities (internship supervisor can serve as a reference and provide a recommendation letter)
Types of Internships
- Analysis/research (collecting data, preparing analytical/research papers)
- Journalism (writing and editing articles and social media posts)
- Communications/public relations (reaching the media, developing partnerships, coordinating events, finding grant opportunities)
- IT/Design (maintain websites, creating infographics)
- Translation (translating texts from English to Ukrainian/Russian and from Ukrainian/Russian to English)
Ukrainian and foreign students and recent graduates of all backgrounds having a good command of Ukrainian/Russian and English are eligible to apply.
To be considered, please submit the following to Mykola Malukha (firstname.lastname@example.org):
- Short essay on what you would like to do during your internship
- One work sample such as a paper, an article, an infographic, a translation, etc. (it should be related to the type of internship you are applying for)
Each intern will be assigned to a mentor and provided with a letter of recommendation upon successful completion of the internship. Internships are unpaid. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Typically, internships are for the period of three months. Internships can be full-time or part-time. All related questions should be directed to Mykola Malukha (email@example.com).