Summer Internship at the Budapest Institute


The Budapest Institute is looking for summer interns for at least 4-week periods. Interns can expect to have hands-on experience in ongoing projects and be supervised by senior researchers.

We expect you to have:

- completed at least 2 years of university-level studies in Economics or in other Social Sciences,

- demonstrated interest in public policy and policy analysis,

- advanced writing skills in English,

- average GPA of at least 3.5.

It is an advantage if you have:

- knowledge of any of the following languages: Hungarian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Czech, Slovak, Polish or Croatian,

- MA studies in progress,

- a solid knowledge of statistics and/or a specific analytical method,

- previous research experience.


- 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

Applications should be sent to Ms Vera Balogh ( with the following subject: “Intern application” until May 5th, 2024. 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.

Please let us know if you need a response earlier than the application deadline.