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Research and Lessons Learned Division looking for Intern

DIVISION: Research and Lessons Learned (RLLD)

SUPERVISOR: SME of the Research and Lessons Learned Division

START DATE: February 2020

OPEN UNTILL:  10 February 2020

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Bachelor or Master student pursuing degree in International Relations, Security Studies or International Law (or recent graduate)
  • Previous experience in research and analytical studies on security and defence related topics (e.g. hybrid threats, energy security, cyber security, maritime security)
  • Excellent understanding of security challenges in Ukraine and wider Black Sea Region
  • Knowledge of Ukraine’s security legislation
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English
  • Knowledge of Ukrainian language (preferably Ukrainian native speaker)

TASK: The intern will be working at Research and Lessons Learned Division and will contribute to the preparation of Table Top Exercise on countering hybrid threats “Coherent Resilience 2020“ which will be held in Ukraine.

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Tasks of the Intern

  1. Coordination with exercise stakeholders on the preparation of TTX’s Scenario Development Workshop in May 2020.
  2. Contribution for the development of exercise scenario, vignettes and injects.
  3. Collection and analysis of open source information on hybrid threats in relation to Ukraine.
  4. Preparation of short analytical papers/overviews on relevant security legislations and strategies in Ukraine.
  5. Translation of relevant documents from Ukrainian language to English language and vice versa.

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Research and Lessons Learned Division looking for Fellow

DIVISION: Research and Lessons Learnd Division (RLLD)

SUPERVISOR: SME of the Research and Lessons Learned Division

START DATE:  10 February 2020 

OPEN UNTIL:  February 2020

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • PhD completed (recent PhD graduate) or Master degree (graduation with distinction) in e.g. International relations, Security Studies, International Law.
  • Experience in research and analytical studies on security and defence related topics (e.g. hybrid threats, energy security, cyber security, maritime security).
  • Exellent understanding of security and defence chalanges in ukraine and wider Black Sea region.
  • Evidence of scientific research, sholarly publications.
  • Knowledge of Ukraine's security legislation.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Knowledge of Ukrainian language (desirable.

TASK: Preparation for the Table Top Exercise on countering hybrid threats "Coherent Resilience 2020" in Ukraine, Publication on "Future Energy: main energies used by the armed forces by 2050?".

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Tasks of the Fellow:

 

  1. Prepare the draft of scenario, vignettes and injects for TTX’s Scenario and Vignettes Development Workshop until March/April 2020.
  2. Contribute for the preparation of Final Scenario, Vignettes and Injects until July 2020. 
  3. Collection and analysis of open source information on hybrid threats in relation to Ukraine.
  4. Preparation of short analytical papers/overviews on relevant security legislations and strategies in Ukraine.
  5. Contribute to the preparation of publication.

Aims of the Fellowship:

  • To provide the organisation with access to the latest theoretical and technical knowledge that the fellow can apply through practical work assignments, research or studies, as well as with additional staff resources.
  • Trough provision of fellowship to support to encourage progressive thinking inside partner institutions dealing with research, education/training and concept/doctrine development.
  • Trough research to contribute to the development and extension of the knowledge and practice related to the energy security.

Conditions of the Fellowship:

  • Candidates must be a national of a NATO member country. Exceptions to this criterion will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the Director of the Centre.
  • Fellowship is not payed. The Centre may provide a stipend for the reimbursement of transport, accommodation and meals.
  • Insurance: upon responsibility of fellow.

  • Accommodation: upon responsibility of the ifellow.

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Internship program at the NATO ENSEC COE

Starting from 2013 the NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence is providing a limited number of internships to young researchers from universities and research institutes. This internship programme will promote the respective work of young academics and professionals from NATO member states and partner countries.

Main intern responsibilities

Interns are invited to join the daily life of the NATO ENSEC COE and work with different projects. Depending from the Division they will be assigned to, interns will have to do research papers, write articles, participate and organize conferences, workshops, meetings, etc. The NATO ENSEC COE is looking for young experts from these areas: interrnational relations, communication, legal affairs, marketing, engineering and other programs, relevant to security or energy.

Duration: 4 months

Engagement: Full-time

Candidates requirements: from NATO and NATO Partnership for Peace programme countries.

Payment: not paid

Insurance: upon responsibility of intern (to be submitted)

Accommodation: upon responsibility of the intern (to be proved)