Internship Vacancy – IFIT Global

IFIT is currently seeking one full-time global intern for our Barcelona internship programme.

Headquartered in Barcelona, the Institute for Integrated Transitions (IFIT) is a non-governmental organisation dedicated to helping fragile and conflict-affected states achieve more sustainable negotiations and transitions out of war or authoritarianism. IFIT’s core work is to serve as an expert resource on integrated policy solutions for locally-led efforts to break cycles of conflict or repression.

IFIT is currently seeking one full-time global intern for our Barcelona internship programme. The selected intern’s responsibilities will include research and support activities related to IFIT’s thematic and geographic lines of work; assistance with events and fundraising; and other tasks based on the needs of the organisation.

Although the internship is unpaid, IFIT offers: 1) reimbursement of travel to or from Barcelona for the purposes of the internship (up to a maximum of 500€), and 2) partial offset of specific living costs incurred by undertaking the internship in Barcelona (up to a maximum of 900€ per month).

Duration: 6 months (19 February to 31 July 2024)

Location: Barcelona


• University degree(s) in political science, international relations, law, development studies, journalism, or a similar subject

• Demonstrated interest and experience in one or more areas of IFIT’s work

• Excellent research skills

• Strong command of spoken and written English; other languages are an asset (particularly Spanish)

• Very good drafting and editing skills

• Detail-oriented, organised and reliable

IFIT is committed to building a racially diverse and culturally inclusive workplace and strongly encourages applications by candidates from underrepresented groups.

How to apply

Please send your CV and a one-paragraph expression of interest to Blanca Manresa ([email protected]), stating “IFIT Global Internship” in the subject line. The application period will be open until 15 November 2023; however, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, thus applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.