Die Stiftung Neue Verantwortung ist eine gemeinnützige Denkfabrik in Berlin, die Expertise aus Politik, Forschungseinrichtungen, NGOs und Unternehmen zusammenbringt, um überparteiliche Vorschläge für die Gesellschaft im technologischen Wandel zu entwickeln, zu diskutieren und zu verbreiten.
Editorial student assistant for the blog "about:intel"
The Stiftung Neue Verantwortung is an independent think tank that develops concrete ideas for how politics can shape technological change in society, the economy, and the state. Recently, we launched about:intel (www.aboutintel.eu) - a new pan-European blog on intelligence, technology, and democracy. In cooperation with partners in the UK and France, we curate and publish articles from European intelligence experts in all relevant sectors: intelligence agencies, oversight institutions, government, legislative bodies, industry, academia, and civil society. Visit https://aboutintel.eu/mission/ to learn more.
For about:intel, we are looking for an editorial student assistant (12 hours per week) starting in January. You will be assisting the editor and will become a member of our team working on the intersection of digital rights, surveillance, and democracy, formulating constructive ideas on how government surveillance monitoring in a networked society can be effectively controlled, reasonably limited, and sufficiently documented.
About your role:
You will assist the editor with
Editing (for style, grammar, content, argument, and form)
Maintaining & expanding a network of European experts
You are currently enrolled in a Master’s program in journalism, politics, international relations, communication or a related field of study such as law, sociology, or European studies.
You have initial editorial experience, be it with a newspaper, an academic or professional journal, magazine, radio, TV, website, your own blog, or any other publication.
You are interested in, and ideally possess some knowledge on, the following topics: surveillance and intelligence, digital rights and civil liberties, European data politics, technology, European security.
Excellent English skills (oral and written). Speaking German is not a requirement.
You thrive in a team-based environment, work reliably, independently, and with attention to detail, and are excited to be part of a new kind of journalistic publication.
What we offer:
To apply, please upload your latest CV (without a picture) and a brief cover letter to http://www.stiftung-nv.de/online-bewerbung. The closing date for this application is December 1, 2019. Unfortunately, travel expenses cannot be covered.