Internship for refugees

As part of the "Integration" science initiative, the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography (IfL) in Leipzig offers refugees the opportunity for an internship. A key interest here is to encourage intensive exchange between refugees and IfL employees and thus make a contribution to social integration. At the same time, the internship should serve to increase future opportunities for refugees in the job market and for vocational training.

IfL is a non-university research institute with currently around 80 employees and is a member of the Leibniz Association. It is institutionally funded by the Free State of Saxony and the Federal Republic of Germany as part of joint research funding.

We offer:

  • a voluntary internship funded by the Saxon State Ministry for Science and Art for vocational orientation or as preparation for a study course related to our main research areas (migration and mobility, urban and spatial development, border research, history of geography, geovisualisation, etc.)
  • insights into the work of IfL and professional exchange with the staff of the institute
  • ability to work independently, support for further qualification and implementation of your own ideas
  • flexible work hours, good work atmosphere and highly motivated project teams
  • an expense allowance of 130 euros per month
  • the internship lasts up to three months

Requirements:

  • immigrant status, i.e. asylum seeker, temporary status, asylum-entitled or recognized refugee
  • interest in geographic topics
  • German and/or English language skills
  • experience in using MS Office applications
  • experience in a scientific area is an advantage
  • permission by the immigration authority

Contact for enquiries: Beata Kirchner (b_kirchner(at)ifl-leipzig.de)

Please send your application with the key word "Internship 2017" and the following documents to: personal(at)ifl-leipzig.de

  • Cover letter (1 page)
  • Curriculum vitae (1 page)
  • Proof/grades of previous education or work experience

For more information, see: www.ifl-leipzig.de/de/das-ifl/integration.html


Download the internship offer as a pdf

 

 

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Demografiestudie Landkreis Nordsachsen : Impulse des demografischen Wandels für den Landkreis Nordsachsen im Kontext neuer regionaler Wachstumstrends in der Region Leipzig : Abschlussbericht. -
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Großmann, Manfred (Hrsg.) / John, Uwe (Hrsg.) / Porada, Haik Thomas (Hrsg.)
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Köln ; Weimar, Böhlau Verlag. XIV, 486 Seiten (Landschaften in Deutschland ; 77)
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