Salzburg Global Seminar

Description: The Salzburg Global Seminar is an independent non-profit organization founded in 1947 yo challenge current and future leaders to shape a better world. Salzburg Global Seminar is looking for individuals who are hungry to put their classroom learning to work and gain real world knowledge and skills. All interns will also be expected to support the administrative functions of Salzburg Global Seminar and its programs. The program will include

  • Assisting Program Team in session planning preparations by researching potential attendees and institutions;
  • Attending sessions and supporting the Program Team by providing AV support (recording lectures, controlling the sound system, passing around microphones, showing visuals on presentation screen, etc.), responding to ad hoc requests and supporting all other operational facets during the session;
  • Assisting in preparing program directory, compiling the Welcome Packets and other program-related materials prior to each session;
  • Providing administrative support such as printing, copying, and mailing;
  • Attending and participating in session planning meetings and prepare notes to share with the wider staff;
  • Researching potential topics for future programs.

Deadline: 19th October, 2018

Amount: The internship is full-time for three months. The position is unpaid, but the successful candidate will be provided with free on-site accommodation at Schloss Leopoldskron, all meals and a return ticket for their country of origin, as well as excellent networking opportunities with the international participants of our programs.


  • Recently completed or in the process of pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an international relations program or a field related to one of Salzburg Global’s program areas. Where possible, interns will be assigned projects directly connected to their specific skills and interests.
  • A can-do attitude, ability to multi-task, and a willingness to work flexible hours, according to program needs;
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English, including the ability to edit text;
  • Comfortable working with people from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds;
  • Proficiency in internet research and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint);
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of Salzburg Global Seminar.

German language skills are not required.

How to apply:

To apply, please send the following to Michaela Goldman, Internship Program Manager, Salzburg Global Seminar

  • A one-page covering letter of motivation,
  • Your CV/résumé,
  • A brief explanation of how you heard about this internship opportunity (e.g. signed up for the recruitment email, saw an advertisement on social media, received a personal recommendation from a Fellow, former intern, etc. Please include names where appropriate.)
  • The names and contact details of two references

Shortlisted candidates may be asked to take part in a Skype interview.

Award NotificationAll candidates, successful or otherwise, will be informed of the outcome of their application.

Contact Information: For full details, visit

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