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HSD Stage Programma

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HCSS zoekt een stagiair(e) met interesse in bedrijfskunde en veiligheid voor een stage gericht op het ondersteunen van The Hague Security Delta (HSD)

Solliciteer voor 15 januari 2015.


HSD is een nationaal veiligheidscluster op het gebied van onder meer kennisontwikkeling, ondersteund door HCSS. 
Voor ondersteuning van de werkzaamheden die HCSS in opdracht van HSD uitvoert, zijn we op zoek naar een stagiair(e) die zich bezig gaat houden met zowel organisatorische als onderzoek componenten. Door mee te werken aan dit programma krijg je een goed inzicht in innovatie en samenwerking tussen bedrijven, onderwijsinstellingen en de overheid op het gebied van veiligheid. Daarnaast stelt de stage de stagiair in de gelegenheid kennis te maken met een groot netwerk bestaande uit verschillende grote spelers uit de security-sector.

Jouw Kwaliteiten

• Je beschikt over uitstekende kennis van de Nederlandse en Engelse taal
• Je bent communicatief en creatief ingesteld
• Je beschikt over goede organisatievaardigheden
• Je beschikt over grote zelfstandigheid
• Je bent punctueel en accuraat
• Je staat in contact met je omgeving, deelt proactief relevante informatie, stelt vragen en beschikt over een ‘open mind’
• Je bent erg goed in staat om aan meerdere projecten tegelijkertijd te werken.

Eisen en praktische informatie

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• Het is vereist om tijdens de gehele stageperiode ingeschreven te staan als student bij een universiteit of HBO instelling
• De duur van de stage is minimaal 4 maanden, bij voorkeur 6 maanden. De werkweek bedraagt 40 uur, standplaats Den Haag.
• De stagiair ontvangt een maandelijkse stagevergoeding.

Sollicitatieprocedure

Stuur voor 15 januari 2015 een e-mail naar info@hcss.nl met daarin:

• Je CV
• Een motivatiebrief
• Een officiële cijferlijst
• Bewijs van inschrijving aan een hogere onderwijsinstelling voor de gehele stageperiode

Succesvolle kandidaten worden uitgenodigd voor een gesprek.

HCSS Internship

The HCSS internship is a dynamic and varied opportunity in research, analysis, data, communication, design, networking, copy writing, and policy development. We are an independent think tank specialised in geoeconomics, security, and future trends. Interns contribute to high-impact products for clients including governments, international organisations, research organisations, the private sector, and NGOs. The HCSS internship offers an excellent springboard for future careers in a wide range of fields.

Requirements

Candidates should have an excellent academic background, strong transferable skills, and a keen interest in the topics covered by HCSS research. Further requirements include:

• Outstanding analytical, writing and synthesizing skills
• Excellent command of English; proficiency in Dutch or other languages is considered a plus
• Knowledge of research methods; strong quantitative skills are considered a plus
• Knowledge of advanced internet search strategies
• Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
• Flexibility and ability to multi-task
• Positive professional attitude
• Strong work ethic and willingness to learn
• Prior work or internship experience is considered a plus.

Eligibility

• Candidates must be enrolled as a student at a university during the whole internship period.
• The minimum internship period is four months; a period of six months is preferred. Interns should be able to commit to working 40 hours a week.
• Successful candidates are asked to provide a certificate of good conduct (‘Verklaring Omtrent het Gedrag’), available from the Dutch Ministry of Justice.

Application Procedure

To apply, send the following items to info@hcss.nl:

• A curriculum vitae
• A cover letter, stating you are applying for the internship starting in February
• Proof of university enrollment
• Copy of official transcript of academic grades
• A one-page writing sample (excluding bibliography) answering one of the following questions:
1. What does the rise of new powerful states mean for security policy of the West?
2. Is there a future for the Bretton Woods institutions?
3. What could the EU do to increase its innovativeness and the competitiveness of European industries?
4. Is a more ambitious international agreement on combating climate change likely to emerge?

Dutch speakers are asked to write their cover letter in English and their writing sample in Dutch.

Practical Information

The HCSS internship is paid.

Deadlines:

Internship starts March 2nd.
Applications can be send until January 5th.

HCSS recruits in monthly application periods. The period ends on the deadline, or when all positions available have been filled—whichever comes first.

The application deadlines allow the 6 weeks necessary for non-EU candidates to arrange all permits necessary to conduct the internship in the Netherlands.

The HCSS internship program attracts a large number of outstanding candidates from around the world and is highly competitive. HCSS only considers candidates that submit a complete application and fulfill all eligibility requirements. Successful applicants will be invited for an interview.

Creative Internship

HCSS is looking for students with skills in design, PR, and communication to take on an exciting opportunity to gain experience and develop practical skills in a fast paced, international environment.

Mission

  • Work with analysts to create engaging visuals to communicate HCSS'  work
  • Strategic development of HCSS online presence and corporate presentation
  • Connect the work of HCSS to a wider audience on social media

Requirements

Candidates should have an excellent academic background, strong transferable skills, and a keen interest in the topics covered by HCSS research. Further requirements include:
  • Strong interest in global affairs and future trends
  • Ability to transform complex concepts into concise, effective messages for online consumption
  • An affinity for and experience with social media
  • Fluency in English, Dutch is considered a strong plus
  • Strong writing skills
  • Experience in design, PR and online communication
  • Affinity for visual communication: graphics, typography etc.
  • Familiarity with graphic design software
     
Eligibility

  • Currently enrolled as a student in higher education or further training
  • Available from four months; although a period of six months is preferred, of 40 hours per week.
  • Successful candidates are asked to provide a certificate of good conduct (‘Verklaring Omtrent het Gedrag’), available from the Dutch Ministry of Justice.
     
Application Procedure

To apply, please send the following to info@hcss.nl:
  • CV and cover letter
  • Proof of student enrolment
  • Transcripts of academic grades
  • Short writing sample or blog link
  • Portfolio or link to sample work