Working at ECFR

The European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) is an award-winning international think-tank that aims to conduct cutting-edge independent research on European foreign and security policy and to provide a safe meeting space for decision-makers, activists and influencers to share ideas. We build coalitions for change at the European level and promote informed debate about Europe’s role in the world. Today, ECFR remains uniquely placed to continue providing a pan-European perspective on some of the biggest strategic challenges and choices Europeans need to confront, with a network of offices in seven European capitals. About ECFR

As a registered charity employing over 60 employees across Europe we continue to strive to be innovative and at the forefront of policy discussion. We  seek to enhance our development and contribution to the ECFR vision by continuing to invest in staff that offer a strong blend of skills, experience and strong belief in the aims of the organisation.

"As a career diplomat, what I appreciate in my working at ECFR is the time spent on forward thinking and creativity. The pan-European nature of our network and the effort to reach out to various constituencies and interlocutors also definitely help in making ECFR such a stimulating workplace."

Manuel Lafont Rapnouil — Former Head of Paris Office

 

"Working with ECFR is like working in seven European capitals all at once. You feel connected and able to have an impact even with the simplest of tasks performed every day."

Denica Yotova — Programme Coordinator, Sofia Office

ECFR is committed to ensuring that we follow an equal opportunities recruitment process.

Jobs at ECFR

Berlin | Communications Intern

You will support ECFR’s communications activities organisation-wide. We are searching for someone who is passionate about communication, traditional as well as social media, foreign policy, international relations, and interested in gaining experience within a foreign policy think tank in a communications-context.

€450,00 per month

Applications close: 01/12/2019

London | ECFR London Office Intern

ECFR’s London Office is a vital component of our pan-European outreach. It helps understand and influence the debate in the key European capitals, building networks amongst policy makers and journalists, and making sense of the big policy questions facing Europe in the 21st century. The goal of the London Office is to understand the national agenda and be part of the national conversation. You will support ECFR’s activities in London gaining insight into our advocacy work. We are searching for a candidate who is passionate about foreign policy and interested in getting experience within a not for profit organisation in an international environment.

Unpaid Internship; Lunch vouchers will be provided and travel to and from the office within London will be reimbursed.

Applications close: 26/11/2019

Paris | Stage Communication et plaidoyer - CONVENTION DE STAGE OBLIGATOIRE

Nous recherchons une personne enthousiaste et énergique pour le poste de stagiaire en Communication et Plaidoyer. Le stagiaire travaillera avec le directeur du bureau et la coordinatrice de programme et fournira un soutien aux stratégies de communication du bureau de Paris de l’ECFR.

Les candidats choisis acquerront une expérience professionnelle précieuse dans un centre de recherche pan-européen d’envergure et auront l’opportunité de travailler dans un environnement au rythme soutenu avec une équipe multinationale.

indemnité de 577,50€ par mois, ainsi que des tickets restaurant et le remboursement de son Pass Navigo

Applications close: 20/11/2019

Jobs

Applications to ECFR should include a one page cover letter and a CV not exceeding two pages.

Current Opportunities:

There are currently no vacancies, please continue to view our website for any updates.

Fellowships

ECFR runs an Fellowship prospects in its various offices across Europe.

Candidates should possess a sound knowledge of International Relations, Politics, European Studies or other related disciplines, preferably with a proven understanding of EU institutions.

Current Fellowship Opportunities:

At present ECFR do not have any Fellowship opportunities, please continue to view our website for any updates.

Internships

The European Council on Foreign Relations offers internships on an ongoing basis and is searching for candidates who are passionate about foreign policy and interested in gaining experience within a not for profit organisation and international environment. The duration of the internships varies from 3 to 6 months, and is based on location. Candidates should be students in international relations, politics, European studies or other related disciplines, preferably with a proven understanding of EU institutions, office skills and languages. They should be fluent in English and preferably the national language of the office to which they are applying.

All internship opportunities will be advertised on this website and interested candidates can apply directly via the apply link.

Current Intern Opportunities:

Berlin | Communications Intern

You will support ECFR’s communications activities organisation-wide. We are searching for someone who is passionate about communication, traditional as well as social media, foreign policy, international relations, and interested in gaining experience within a foreign policy think tank in a communications-context.

€450,00 per month

Applications close: 01/12/2019

London | ECFR London Office Intern

ECFR’s London Office is a vital component of our pan-European outreach. It helps understand and influence the debate in the key European capitals, building networks amongst policy makers and journalists, and making sense of the big policy questions facing Europe in the 21st century. The goal of the London Office is to understand the national agenda and be part of the national conversation. You will support ECFR’s activities in London gaining insight into our advocacy work. We are searching for a candidate who is passionate about foreign policy and interested in getting experience within a not for profit organisation in an international environment.

Unpaid Internship; Lunch vouchers will be provided and travel to and from the office within London will be reimbursed.

Applications close: 26/11/2019

Paris | Stage Communication et plaidoyer - CONVENTION DE STAGE OBLIGATOIRE

Nous recherchons une personne enthousiaste et énergique pour le poste de stagiaire en Communication et Plaidoyer. Le stagiaire travaillera avec le directeur du bureau et la coordinatrice de programme et fournira un soutien aux stratégies de communication du bureau de Paris de l’ECFR.

Les candidats choisis acquerront une expérience professionnelle précieuse dans un centre de recherche pan-européen d’envergure et auront l’opportunité de travailler dans un environnement au rythme soutenu avec une équipe multinationale.

indemnité de 577,50€ par mois, ainsi que des tickets restaurant et le remboursement de son Pass Navigo

Applications close: 20/11/2019