Applications are invited for NATO Internship Programme for the year 2017. Applicants must be over 21 years of age at the time of their application. They must be a citizen of a NATO member state. Interns receive a lump sum of € 800 per month. The salary is not exempt from taxation. Interns may receive emoluments from outside sources (such as scholarships or grants). Internships will last 6 months. The 14th Call for applications for NATO-funded internships opened and will be closing on 11th April 2016.
Field of Internship: Internships are offered in the following NATO Divisions: Defence Investment; Defence Policy and Planning; Executive Management; NATO Office of Security; Operations; Political Affairs and Security Policy and Public Diplomacy.
Course Level: Internship
Internship Provider: North Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATO Defense College
Internship can be taken at: Rome, Italy
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Eligibility: In order to apply for an internship at NATO, you must fulfill all criteria outlined below:
-Age: you must be over 21 years of age at the time of your application.
-Nationality: you must be a citizen of a NATO member state.
-Educational Status: you must be a university student or a recent graduate (in other words, you have obtained your highest degree less than a year ago).
-Studies: if you are currently studying, you must have successfully completed at least two years of post-secondary studies and be enrolled in your third year at the time of your application.
-Languages: you must be thoroughly proficient in at least one of the official languages of the organization (English and French).
Internship Open for International Students: Nationals/citizens of NATO Member States (Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States) can apply to the NATO Internship Programme.
Is this paid internship? Besides interesting assignments and exciting development opportunities related to NATO’s activities and daily agenda, interns at NATO receive the following package:
-Remuneration: Interns receive a lump sum of € 800 per month. The salary is not exempt from taxation. Interns may receive emoluments from outside sources (such as scholarships or grants).
-Travel: Interns will be reimbursed for their travel expenses on taking up duty and on leaving the service based on a return economy ticket and for an amount of up to 1,200 Euros.
-Leave: After three months of service, interns shall be entitled to leave (including sick leave) at the rate of 2.5 working days for every month of service completed, which means 7.5 days in total.
Internship Description: There are two types of Internship opportunities at the Alliance: the NATO-Funded and the GRANT-funded Internship Programme. The NATO-funded Internship Programme gives opportunity to a wide range of candidates, while the other opportunity is open for those, whose work is supported from outside sources. And while Candidates interested in a GRANT-funded opportunity can apply throughout the year, the call for the NATO-funded opportunity is open only once per year in spring with two starting dates, in March and in September the following year. Internships will last 6 months.
Number of awards offered: Not Known
Internship Duration: Internships will last 6 months.
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: The mode of application is online. In order to apply, you are asked to submit:
-to fill out the on-line Application Form at:
-a Letter of Motivation (500 words) indicating why you want to participate in the Internship Programme and why you chose a specific Division.
Internship Application Deadline: The 14th Call for applications for NATO-funded internships opened and will be closing on 11th April 2016.