Summer Internship at the Budapest Institute


The Budapest Institute is looking for summer interns for at least 4-week periods. Based on our past experience application to our internship programme is highly competitive.

We expect you to have:

- completed at least 2 years of studies in Economics or in other Social Sciences,
- demonstrated interest in policy and policy analysis,
- advanced communication and writing skills in English,
- solid knowledge in Statistics or in specific methods (surveying, content analysis)
- average GPA at least 3.5.

It’s an advantage if you have:

- knowledge of any of the following languages: Hungarian, Romanian, Czech, Slovakian, Slovenian, Polish, Latvian, Russian, Danish, Dutch, German, French,
- MA studies in progress,
- knowledge of advanced Econometric methods
- previous research experience.

Job description:

- at least 4 consecutive weeks of work,
- we can not offer remuneration,
- flexible working hours, working partly at the office of the Budapest Institute and partly from home,
- we provide reference letter in case of good performance.

Applications should be sent to Márton Csillag ( with the following subject: “Intern application” until May 15, 2015. Please attach the following documents:

- Resume (in English),
- Motivation letter (in English) including (a) your policy and research interests, (b) brief description of how you meet the selection criteria, and (c) why you wish to work with us,
- Contact details of a professor who can tell us about your college work and can act as a reference person,
- A copy of your college transcript.