Applications to the Security and Defense, Public Health, Gender Equality and Youth Employment Working Groups are now OPEN

Working Group on Security and Defense

Deadline: 28 September 2021 at 23.59 CET

The European Student Think Tank (EST), a Pan-European youth organization, is currently seeking to recruit new team members to form the Working Group on Security and Defense.

The European Student Think Tank is an organization for the youth, by the youth. The EST occupies a unique position: it informs its youth audience about European affairs and represents the youth at the European Union level. 

What’s my role?

As a member of the Working Group on Security and Defense, your main task will be to conduct research on your selected sub-topic of security and defense as well produce short papers. This platform will allow you to hold student workshops, participate in debates and interact with policy-makers. Being part of the EST Working Group on Security and Defense also means entering a wide-ranging network of engaged students, as well as the acquisition of key professional skills in academic writing, analysis and project management. As a student-run group, we coordinate online and put great emphasis on granting volunteers space for their primary responsibilities at university and work. You should expect to commit an average of 2-3 hours per week to this extra-curricular project, which will adapt to your own schedule and the specific phase of the project. We are also looking for people to fill leadership positions in the working group, so please indicate if you would be interested in this in your motivation letter

What’s EST looking for?

  • be enrolled in a degree in social sciences, or humanities (Bachelor, Master or PhD level);
  • have a strong interest in research and policy, with a particular emphasis in the European Union;
  • ideally contribute with some practical insights in the area of security and defense;
  • bring the motivation and time to stay committed for the full project cycle October 2021-September 2022).

What’s next?

If we sparked your interest and you believe that you would be a good fit, please apply by 28 September 2021 at 23.59 CET by sending:

  • Your CV;
  • A cover letter of max. 800 words, outlining your relevant experiences, skills, and interests.
  • A one-page statement (maximum) describing your fields of interest;
  • Academic writing sample (if applicable).

 

Please send your application to Jack Smith, Head of the Working Group, with the caption “Application WGSD 2021 – Researcher”: wgsde@esthinktank.com.

 We look forward to receiving your application!

Working Group on Public Health

Deadline: 28 September 2021 at 23.59 CET

The European Student Think Tank (EST), a Pan-European youth organization, is currently seeking to recruit new team members for the Working Group on Public Health & Policy.

What’s the prospect?

As a think tank for youth, by youth, EST occupies a unique position: it informs its young audience about European affairs. With the current pandemic scenario, public health and governmental policies have taken a pivotal role in European affairs. As CoViD-19 has brought about several administrative and health-related policy changes, the EST WG on Public Health and Policy will represent the youth at the European Union level. 

What’s my role?

As a member of the Working Group on Public Health in 2021/2022, your main task will be to conduct research on your selected subtopic of public health or public  policies, as well as to produce short papers. This platform will allow you to hold student workshops, participate in debates and interact with policy-makers. Becoming part of the EST Working Group on Public Health also means entering a wide-ranging network of engaged students, as well as the acquisition of key professional skills in academic writing, analysis and project management. As a student-run group, we coordinate online and put great emphasis on granting volunteers space for their primary responsibilities at university and work. You should expect to commit an average of 2-3 hours per week to this extra-curricular project, which will adapt to your own schedule and the specific phase of the project.

What’s EST looking for?

To best support our Working Group and benefit most from the experience yourself, you should:

  • be enrolled in a degree in medical sciences, social sciences, public health, health policy, political science (Bachelor, Master, PhD level, Medical internship, or Medical residency);
  • have a strong interest in research and policy,, previous research experience will be an asset;
  • ideally contribute with some practical insights in the area of public health;
  • bring the motivation and time to stay committed for the full project cycle October 2021-September 2022).

What’s next?

If we sparked your interest and you believe that you would be a good fit, please apply by 28 September 2021 by sending:

  • Your CV;
  • A cover letter of max. 800 words, outlining your relevant experiences, skills, and interests.
  • Recommended but not mandatory: a short writing sample of your choice.

Please send your applications to president@esthinktank.com

We look forward to receiving your application! 

 

Working Group on Gender Equality

Deadline: 30 September 2021

The European Student Think Tank (EST), a Pan-European youth organization, is currently seeking to recruit new team members to form the Working Group on Gender Equality.

What’s the prospect?

As a think tank for youth, by youth, EST occupies a unique position: it informs its young audience about European affairs and represents the youth at the European Union level. Moreover, the Working Group is in close contact with the European Institutions and regularly participates in the bi-annual European Youth Event.

What’s my role?

As a member of the Working Group on Gender Equality in 2020/2021, your main task will be to conduct research on your selected subtopic of gender equality as well as to produce short papers. This platform will allow you to hold student workshops, participate in debates and interact with policy-makers. Becoming part of the EST Working Group on Gender Equality also means entering a wide-ranging network of engaged students, as well as the acquisition of key professional skills in academic writing, analysis and project management. As a student-run group, we coordinate online and put great emphasis on granting volunteers space for their primary responsibilities at university and work. You should expect to commit an average of 2-3 hours per week to this extra-curricular project, which will adapt to your own schedule and the specific phase of the project.

What’s EST looking for?

To best support our Working Group and benefit most from the experience yourself, you should:

  • be enrolled in a degree in social sciences or humanities (Bachelor, Master or PhD level);
  • have a strong interest in research and policy, with a particular interest in research and policy, with a particular emphasis in the European Union;
  • ideally contribute with some practical insights in the area of gender equality;
  • bring the motivation and time to stay committed for the full project cycle October 2021-September 2022).

What’s next?

If we sparked your interest and you believe that you would be a good fit, please apply by 30 September 2021 by sending:

  • Your CV;
  • A cover letter of max. 800 words, outlining your relevant experiences, skills, and interests.
  • Recommended but not mandatory: a short writing sample of your choice.

Please send your applications to genderequality@esthinktank.com 

We look forward to receiving your application!

Working Group on Youth Employment

Deadline: 27 September 2021

What’s my role?

As a member of the Working Group on Youth Employment, your main task will be to conduct research on your selected sub-topic of youth employment as well produce short papers. This platform will allow you to hold student workshops, participate in debates and interact with policy-makers. Being part of the EST Working Group on Youth Employment also means entering a wide-ranging network of engaged students, as well as the acquisition of key professional skills in academic writing, analysis and project management. As a student-run group, we coordinate online and put great emphasis on granting volunteers space for their primary responsibilities at university and work. You should expect to commit an average of 2-3 hours per week to this extra-curricular project, which will adapt to your own schedule and the specific phase of the project.

What’s EST looking for?

To best support our Working Group and benefit most from the experience yourself, you should:

  • be enrolled in a degree in social sciences, economics, or humanities (Bachelor, Master or PhD level);
  • have a strong interest in research and policy, with a particular emphasis in the European Union;
  • ideally contribute with some practical insights in the area of youth employment;
  • bring the motivation and time to stay committed for the full project cycle October 2021-September 2022).

What’s next?

If we sparked your interest and you believe that you would be a good fit, please apply by 27 September 2021 by sending:

  • your CV;
  • a cover letter of max. 800 words, outlining your relevant experiences, skills, and interests.

Please send your applications to president@esthinktank.com 

We look forward to receiving your application!