Internship vacancy at the Joint Secretariat

The Joint Secretariat is looking for an intern to assist with the collection and dissemination of results. The contracting period is 3 months (June-September) and the position will be located at the Joint Secretariat offices in Copenhagen.

This post may also be suitable as a secondment opportunity.

The successful candidate will preferably be a recent graduate and will preferably be from a university within the Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme area. They will ideally have lived in the programme area or have an understanding of the special conditions and challenges in the programme area. It would be an advantage to have some knowledge or experience of working with European regional development, or an interest in European programme management and project management.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential. The person should speak, read and write English fluently, be open-minded, and enjoy meeting and being in contact with new people. The ideal candidate will have strong IT skills, and experience with creating online contents, including for social media.

For more details about the main tasks and the employment conditions, please see the vacancy announcement below.

A one-page cover letter and CV should be sent to the Joint Secretariat inbox secretariat{at} with the subject “Internship 2019”, no later than 31st May 2019. The JS will carry out interviews in week 23.

If you have any questions concerning the position, please contact: 
Michela Gaifami, Programme Manager for Information and Communication
 Telephone: +45 3283 3784 or +45 2511 2344 E-mail: michela.gaifami{at}
Further background information on can be found on the NPA programme website: