eGA accepts a limited number of unpaid interns every year. The requirements are the following:
- Internships can be for a period between 1 and 3 months;
- Interns are welcomed in the periods between 15 January – 15 June and 15 September – 15 December;
- Interns need to have or study for at least a Master’s degree in a subject relevant to e-governance (such as public administration, law, IT, political science, etc.);
- Interns need to be fluent in written and spoken English, any additional languages are a plus;
- eGA reserves the full right to select interns as it sees fit.
Internships are unpaid and eGA does not provide any assistance with accommodation, visa applications or any other administrative issues. Interns will be provided office space and access to internet. Working hours and exact tasks will be decided together with the intern and can vary according to the personal qualifications of the intern, ongoing projects and other matters.
Examples of tasks for interns include:
- Data gathering, processing and analysis for the National Cyber Security Index;
- Data gathering, processing and analysis for research projects for e.g. the EU, the World Bank or other donors, on e-governance related matters;
- Research and preparation of background reports on the e-governance and general economic and political situation in selected countries;
- Editing eGA reports, presentations and publications, including translations;
- Administrative and drafting support to project applications;
- Logistical assistance in connection with the eGA annual conference and/or with visiting delegations.
Applications for internships can be sent throughout the year but have to be submitted by 15 December for the spring period and 15 June for the autumn period.
The application should be written in English and include a CV and a letter of motivation, explaining the interest and previous experience of any matters related to e-governance.
Applications should be sent to info @ ega.ee and include the word “Internship” in the subject line.