GARI TRAINEESHIPS 2020/21

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"Thank you so much for your help and mentoring. I am really inspired by your working style, and this experience at GARI will definitely contribute to my future path.

COVID19: GARI is still accepting trainees for 2020 and allowing remote traineeships in most positions. All traineeships will be remote until at least the end of the summer (end of August).

APPLY: Trainees have the opportunity to combine positions, tasks and areas of work rather than only do a single position in their traineeship! Please mention the sort of areas you're interested in working on in your motivation letter and how you're fit for those tasks.

Researcher

 

The GARI researcher position is a fluid role that involves furthering GARI’s central research projects as well as aiding in the day-to-day functions of the Institute. Researchers’ tasks include a diverse set of responsibilities including both traditional academic and marketing research on subjects including historical, economic, and political events, as well as trade flows, energy, and technological innovation. Research may also include quantitative data collection and analysis. Data sourced from online databases and publicly available reports from private corporations and international organizations are also utilized in GARI’s projects. 

Whom we want to take on:

  • Researchers, trainees

  • Individuals interested in cross-disciplinary topics (international affairs, globalisation, technology, security, economics)

 

Responsibilities and duties will include:

  • Creating Next 100 programme area portfolios (Politics, Society, Defence, Energy, Science, Technology and more)

  • Curating questions, scenarios and topic points for each programme area 

Qualifications

  • Masters or PhD level, we will accept Bachelor level if the candidate is exceptional

  • Areas of Technology, Science, Research, EU policy, Politics, International Relations, Globalisation, Geopolitics

  • A strong sense of cross-disciplinarity, interest & knowledge in multiple fields

Skills:

  • Strong command of the English language

  • Communication: professional verbal and written communication

  • Time Management: meet assignment deadlines and produce results

  • Adaptability: willingness to learn and adapt in various sectors of the organisation

  • Initiative: someone who doesn’t have to wait to receive direction for every task, and who’s willing to assist others with their work

  • Receptiveness: ability to learn from mistakes and to address any weaknesses or shortcomings

CV & Cover Letter to:
career@globari.org
Subject: Portfolio Builder/Researcher for Next 100 Symposium

DATA RESEARCHER/DATA MINER 

GARI is looking for someone energetic and confident that will research and gather available data on international flows, create a robust database, identify trends and correlate these trends with each other and with significant developments in these countries.

 

Criteria

  • Position can be remote (From the Central European region) however we prefer on-site researchers (Czech Republic)

  • Masters or PhD level, we will accept Bachelor level if the candidate is exceptional

  • Academic or work experience in data mining, data source identification and data analysis.

Skills & Task

  • Administrative help

  • Data mining

  • Data source identification

  • Data Analysis

 

 

Awareness of complex skills:

  • OLAP understanding

  • data warehouse design and implementation (e.g., Microsoft Analysis Services, Azure SQL data warehouse cloud)

  • ETL skills

  • API querying skills

  • SQL knowledge

  • basic Linux knowledge

  • Bash scripting

  • R or Python skills

  • Import process debugging skills

 

Process

  1. Please send us your CV and motivation letter demonstrating your interest in the subjects described and experience in researching, data mining, source identification, analysis, etc.

  2. After an initial evaluation, we will give the candidate a topic area (such as energy) and ask them to identify data sources and describe the weaknesses and strengths of the sources they have identified.

  3. The third stage of evaluation is an online video interview.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR INTEREST
SEND YOUR CV AND COVER LETTER TO career@globari.org
Subject: Research & Data Application

PARTNERSHIPS & OUTREACH

The Global Arena Research Institute has been establishing an international research consortium and network which includes the LSE, John Hopkins', and others.  GARI has established partnerships with Microsoft, Visegrad Insight, IntuView, CERN, and other institutions for the Next 100 Symposium.  Our young leader programme ReDefine Next 100 partnered with the German Embassy in Prague, DOX, the Goethe Institute, CIEE, and others in 2018.

-- whom will you confirm for 2020/21? --

 

Responsibilities:

GARI is looking for someone energetic and confident that will research, reach out to and manage major partners and sponsors for the Next 100 Symposium, the ReDefine Next 100 global youth program and other activities and projects of the Global Arena Research Institute.

Tasks:

  • research potential partners and sponsors

  • contact and reach out to them

  • communication with partners and sponsors

  • logistical and administrative coordination for partner requests and arrangements

 

Who we are looking for?

  • leader, team player

  • own incentive, drive and motivation

  • passionate about globalisation and interdisciplinarity (intersecting politics, business, technology, academics, research, etc)

  • previous communication experience - high-level professional emails, voice communication and in-person meetings

  • someone who has attention to detail, over-prepares and is very organised

  • comfortable dealing with high-level people and institutions 

  • experience in drafting proposals and professional emails, experience with business decks is welcome

Skills:

  • Google Drive

  • Spreadsheet

  • Very good professional English writing

  • Communication and social skills - networking

  • Grant writing is very welcome

 

Please read about the event and program we want a partnership coordinator for, before applying.
https://www.next100symposium.org
https://www.next100symposium.org/redefine-n100

 

Process

  1. Please send us your CV and motivation letter outlining your experience and interest in this position/programme

  2. After the initial evaluation, there will be a series of online video interviews.

CV & Cover Letter to:
career@globari.org
Subject: Partnership Position Application

Communications | Digital Marketing | PR

 

Responsibilities and duties concerning PR and communications:

  • Create and implement online campaigns (SEO, Google Adwords, social media…)  for GARI, N100 and ReDefine

  • Learning about best practices and tips of campaigns & newsletters

  • Creating, updating upon reports, and sending Wix campaigns 

  • Updating and managing contact lists

  • Monitor web and social media analytics to identify viable ideas and trends

  • Create engaging social media content

  • Assist in the general distribution of press releases and media alerts

  • Updating web content and GARI/N100 Bulletin (Newsletter)

  • Learning about best practices and tips of newsletters

  • Managing MailChimp 

  • Other tasks depending on the needs
     

Research and outreach with potential speakers, partners and media/press in relation to GARI work and events.

 

Responsibilities and duties concerning N100 partners & speakers:

  • Researching international fundraising and partnership opportunities for GARI;

  • research potential partners and sponsors and speakers

  • communication with partners and sponsors and speakers - invitations and maintenance

  • logistical and administrative coordination for partner requests and arrangements

  • Outreach to create partnerships with media, universities, companies and potential conference speakers

  • Media partnerships and getting GARI and N100 mentioned in the media, as well as offering interviews with GARI representatives

 

This traineeship offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the creation of the Next 100 Symposium communications plan. N100 brings together the most progressive minds in the technological and computing fields with influential social scientists and thinkers to discuss rising challenges to the global order. In doing so, it will launch a dialogue on all levels about how to use innovative computing capabilities to address challenges being dealt with in the social scientific sphere. GARI will also be hosting the ReDefine Next 100 global youth programme, where 28 inspiring young individuals from all over the world combine the social sciences and technology & innovation and create the projects of the future.


Qualifications:

  • Educational background in Digital Marketing, Communications, or other relevant fields of study

  • Prior experience in event communications/marketing/social media

  • Strong knowledge of working with Excel, Google Drive and its Documents is required

  • An interest in technology and social sciences (politics, the economy, globalisation) is a big plus

  • Skills in website editing in Wix and basic graphic design would be an asset

 

Skills:

  • Communication: excellent verbal and written communication, copy-editing, and proofreading skills

  • Time Management: meet assignment deadlines and produce results

  • Adaptability: willingness to learn and adapt in various sectors of the organisation

  • Initiative: someone who doesn’t have to wait to receive direction for every task, and who’s willing to assist others with their work

  • Receptiveness: the ability to learn from mistakes and to address any weaknesses or shortcomings

Next 100 Symposium: https://www.next100symposium.org 

 

Process

  1. Please send us your CV and motivation letter outlining your experience and interest in this position/programme

  2. After the initial evaluation, there will be a series of online video interviews.

CV & Cover Letter to:
career@globari.org
Subject: Marketing Position Application

Event Coordination

 

Projects to work on:

  • Next 100 Symposium

  • “mini” N100 events abroad (Geneva, Munich, Vienna)

  • Youth program: ReDefine Next 100 programme management

Responsibilities and duties will include:

  • Event planning, design and production while managing all project delivery elements within time limits

  • Liaise with partners to identify their needs and to ensure customer satisfaction

  • Conduct market research, gather information and negotiate partnerships prior to closing any deals

  • Provide feedback and periodic reports to supervisors

  • Propose ideas to improve event quality

  • Organize facilities and manage all event’s details such as decor, catering, entertainment, transportation, location, invitee list, special guests, equipment, promotional material etc

  • Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations

  • Specify staff requirements and coordinate their activities

  • Cooperate with marketing and PR to promote and publicize the event

  • Proactively handle any arising issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on the event day

  • Conduct pre- and post-event evaluations and report on outcomes

  • Research market, identify event opportunities and generate interest

Qualifications & Skills:

  1. Proven experience as an events coordinator

  2. Excellent time management and communication skills

  3. Sales skills and ability to build productive relationships

  4. Ability to manage multiple projects independently

  5. BS in Event Management or related field

Additional Skills:

  • Strong command of the English language

  • Communication: professional verbal and written communication

  • Time Management: meet assignment deadlines and produce results

  • Adaptability: willingness to learn and adapt in various sectors of the organisation

  • Initiative: someone who doesn’t have to wait to receive direction for every task, and who’s willing to assist others with their work

  • Receptiveness: the ability to learn from mistakes and to address any weaknesses or shortcomings

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CV & Cover Letter to:
career@globari.org
Subject: Event Coordinator Position Application

Graphic Design

 

Projects to work on:

Next 100 Symposium, GARI's research project: V4 CARE ARSEC, Smaller events throughout the year,

Youth program: ReDefine Next 100

Responsibilities and duties will include:

  • Design event brochures and programs. This will include pre-event, event and post-event materials.

  • Create attractive and compelling pitch decks and leave-behind materials for meetings

  • Design and produce collateral pieces: social media, email marketing, and more

  • Create visual web content

  • Other tasks as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a degree in communication design, graphic design, or other applicable fields of study

  • Software proficiency in and access to Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Microsoft Office

  • Must present a portfolio that demonstrates graphic design capabilities

  • Prior experience in graphic design

  • Strong knowledge of working with Google Drive and its Documents is required (can be taught)

  • An interest in technology and social science would be a plus

  • Skills in website editing in Wix would be a plus

  • Knowledge of both print production and digital output

Skills:

  • Communication: professional verbal and written communication 

  • Time Management: meet assignment deadlines and produce results

  • Adaptability: willingness to learn and adapt in various sectors of the organisation

  • Initiative: someone who doesn’t have to wait to receive direction for every task, and who’s willing to assist others with their work

  • Receptiveness: the ability to learn from mistakes and to address any weaknesses or shortcoming

CV & Cover Letter to:
career@globari.org
Subject: Graphic Design Position Application

REDEFINE NEXT 100 COORDINATOR

ReDefine Next 100 brings together international leaders under 35 from diverse fields including humanities, social sciences, engineering, medicine, computing science, art and the natural sciences. Together they pick an area/topic (e.g. sustainable urbanism, green Europe, European Integration, Trans-Atlantic research & innovation platform/exchange) and combine their expertise.

They then imagine (realistically and based on rigorous research) the most ideal manifestation of this 5-15 years from now, the then create the roadmap, timeline, and action plan for this to become so. This will include research methodology, scenario building, variables of each field affecting that manifestation throughout the timeline, identifying key stakeholders, their role, most likely action and again, variables that may affect the roadmap and timeline, budget for initial planning including meetings, working groups, and milestone action plans/deliverables, whom do they need to get involved and how does each sector need to adapt, transform, and behave. 

The ReDefine N100 groups present their vision, roadmap and action plan at the Next 100 Symposium in front of the stakeholders that have the power to follow it.

 

The ReDefine N100 Coordinator manages the programme.

Criteria

  • Experience in project leadership, team leadership and administration is required

  • Must have a drive and be self-motivated as the candidate will be leading this GARI project

  • We are looking for someone who will dedicate a minimum of 20 hours a week to full-time.

Tasks

  • ReDefine N100 Alumni framework and network coordination

  • Partner and sponsor outreach and maintenance

  • ReDefine N100 global call for applications coordination

  • Logistical and programme preparation for ReDefine N100 programme weeks including seminars, workshops, team building, and social events

  • Co-devise the programme topics and areas of learning

  • Outreach and maintenance to mentors, workshop leaders and programme partners

  • Caretaking of the young leaders throughout the planning and activity stages including while in Prague

  • Administrative tasks such as travel, accommodation, venue and catering booking and arrangement

 

Skills

  • Experience in project leadership, team leadership and administration is required

  • Communication and social skills - networking

  • Coordination and logistics skills

  • Multi-tasking, independence and organisational skills

Process

  1. Please send us your CV and motivation letter outlining your experience and interest in this position/programme

  2. After the initial evaluation, there will be a series of online video interviews.

CV & Cover Letter to:
career@globari.org
Subject: ReDefine Position Application
 

GARI's News Digest: Last Week on Earth is looking for researchers, writers and editors!

GLOBAL CALL FOR RESEARCHERS AND WRITERS FOR GARI’S BI-WEEKLY DIGEST ON THE INTERSECTION OF TECHNOLOGY & SOCIAL TOPICS

The Global Arena Research Institue is looking for motivated and knowledgeable students and researchers who want to stay up-to-date on developments in the realms of research, innovation, technology & the social sciences (politics, the economy, finance, development, business and more) from around the world.

Research & Articles like:

  • The state of research and innovation in Europe

  • Latest trends in emerging technologies and how politics can keep up

  • Suggestions for a progressive way forward

  • Technology & Social Sciences jokes

Whom we want to take on:

  • Digest Writer

    • Writing the pieces for the digest as well as researching new topics and areas

    • Reading all news globally from at least 15 sources and across disciplines (politics, science, technology, economy, development, security, innovation, business and more)

  • Digest Editor

    • Classic bi-weekly digest editor, putting together the pieces, fact checking/editing the writing and balancing the topics and areas of review

  • Digest Coordinator

    • Will coordinate the researchers, writers, deadlines, topics and logistical procedures for publishing and outreach, as well as our readers.

    • Managing MailChimp 

    • Creating, updating, and sending campaigns in addition to updating contact lists
       

Criteria

  • Masters or PhD level, we will accept Bachelor level if the candidate is exceptional

  • Areas of Technology, Science, Research, EU policy, Politics, International Relations, Globalisation, Geopolitics

  • A strong sense of cross-disciplinarity, interest & knowledge in multiple fields

  • We are looking for someone who will dedicate a minimum of 15 hours a week for research and writing - ideally full time traineeship

Skills

  • Ability to research and effectively evaluate/summarize news sources

  • Professional English writing 

  • Communication and social skills - networking

  • Understanding professional and expert text

Process

  1. Please send us your CV and motivation letter demonstrating your interest in the subjects described and experience in researching, writing, editing, etc. We will strongly favour candidates with a prior interest in both subjects of technology and social sciences.

  2. After an initial evaluation, we will ask the candidate to write a piece on a given subject with instructions.

  3. The third stage of evaluation is an online video interview.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR INTEREST
SEND YOUR CV AND COVER LETTER TO career@globari.org
Subject: Digest Application
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The world must establish a genuine dialogue between the most advanced technologies and artificial reasoning capabilities on the one hand, and the normative and critical capabilities of the social sciences on the other. We have reached the point where their mutual inspiration and cross-fertilization is a must.

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