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Internship at Greater Copenhagen


Do you strive for a carrier within public and international affairs? Do you want to try working with growth, development and innovation at a transnational political organization with 89 members from Denmark and Sweden? Now you have the possibility to join Greater Copenhagen as an intern in the Spring semester of 2022.

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Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Internship period: Spring 2021

Type: Unpaid internship

 

You will get the opportunity to get in-depth knowledge about the Danish-Swedish political collaboration between the four regions and 85 municipalities in Greater Copenhagen. This will include being part of our projects within innovation, green growth, mobility, and infrastructure. You will be a valued member of the team from day one, get to work with your own projects and get to work with a bunch of cool people with different backgrounds. You will be working from the House of Greater Copenhagen in central Copenhagen together with many interesting organizations such as Wonderful Copenhagen, Copenhagen Capacity, Interreg and others.

 

Does it sound interesting? Then read more about what we are looking for below.

 

What you can expect from us/the position:

  • Integration as a valued member of the team from the first day onwards
  • Independent execution of smaller projects and tasks
  • Analysis and desk research in infrastructure, mobility, green growth, and innovation
  • Research and analysis on comparable regions and international developments
  • Screening of relevant funding opportunities – and assistance in fund applications
  • Support in the planning and participation of meetings, events, and similar activities all around the Greater Copenhagen geography
  • Free lunch and monthly Friday bars together with +100 people working at the House of Greater Copenhagen

What you bring:

  • Most of all we are searching for the right attitude – tell us why you want to join our team. We are also searching for someone with:
  • An interest in political, economic, or innovation-related topics
  • A Bachelor of Arts within economics, political science, social science, public relations, administration, international relations, but don’t hesitate to contact us, if you have another background
  • Very good English skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • Commitment, responsibility, creativity, and own initiative

About Greater Copenhagen

Greater Copenhagen is a collaborative organization promoting growth and development in the largest Nordic metropolitan area, including 4.4 million citizens in Southern Sweden and Eastern Denmark. Through a network of alliances, pilot projects and interest representation, we are laying the groundwork for the growth and welfare of the future. It is Greater Copenhagen’s ambition that our Danish-Swedish region will evolve into one of the world’s strongest and most attractive metropolitan regions for growth, innovation, and sustainability. Greater Copenhagen has focused its efforts on four key areas which are essential to future growth and development: Infrastructure, Labour Market, Green Transition and Life Science.

 

How to apply?

Please send us your application with a meaningful letter of motivation (1-2 pages), curriculum vitae and, if desired, further references (as a single PDF file) by e-mail to: job@greatercph.com. Deadline: 3rd of December 2021.If you have any questions, please contact Advisor Kate Plaskonis (+45 31 19 65 64)