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Internship fair Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs

Tuesday 3 March 2020
Koningin Julianaplein 10 (13th floor)
2595 AA The Hague
13.13 (13th floor)

Would you like to orient on an internship? Do you want to know more about possibilities and get in touch with interesting organisations?  Register for the internship fair on 3 March!

At this internship fair you can visit a large variety of stands where internship organisations and other useful organisations will be present. Organisations that will visit the fair are listed below. Since the fair is a networking event, no presentations will be given.

To international students: please take into account that most organisations at the fair will be Dutch, as there are more Dutch than international organizations available.

Registration is open until 2 March 2020. You can sign up by using the registration button at the top (please register with your Umail). All students from the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs are welcome and the entrance is free. We do request that you sign up for this event.

Bring your LU-Card to enter the building. 

Please read the FAQ before you sign up

Yes, but the amount of international organisations is limited (there are more Dutch organisations available than international ones).

The fair is about meeting new people and gathering information. Some organisations have concrete job openings available.

The organisations are chosen within the study fields of FGGA-students. Other students from Leiden University are welcome too. However, the fair is not open to non-Leiden University students.

The international organisations will be listed below with an asterisk (*). If you wish to check out the Dutch organizations as well, please view the Dutch page. Additionally we will add the British flag on their name tag at the fair.

FGGA-study advisors/coordinators will be present to answer such questions.

Organisation at the fair

Would you like to know which organisations will be present? Have a look down below.

Some organisations have internships for international students, others don't. You can read about it in the description of each organisation.



Accenture solves our clients' toughest challenges by providing unmatched services in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. We partner with more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, driving innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. With expertise across more than 40 industries and all business functions, we deliver transformational outcomes for a demanding new digital world.

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  • Internships for international students: YES
  • Examples internships: Blockchain Security, Privacy, Cyber Resilience, Data Analytics in Security

Considerati is a public affairs bureau. See Dutch page for more information.

De FIU is an organisation that tries to prevent money laundering. See Dutch page for more information.

Funding Circle is the world's biggest online marketplace for business loans outside of China. See Dutch page for more information.

The city of The Hague. See Dutch page for more information.

Hague Corporate Affairs is a corporate affairs office in The Hague and Brussels. See Dutch page for more information.

Integrand, student network. See Dutch page for more information.

The Dutch Royal Constabulary. See Dutch page for more information.

Department of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy. See Dutch page for more information.

Department of Agriculture, Nature and Foodquality. See Dutch page for more information.

Oxfam Novib is part of Oxfam International, a confederation of 20 development organizations. Together we are the largest international movement against poverty and we work in 93 countries.

The Oxfam Novib Academy aims at giving students the opportunity to contribute to improving the quality of Oxfam Novib’s programmes by offering 3 to 6 months long internships within our teams. We offer an inspiring workplace to students in which they can develop themselves professionally and personally while contributing with fresh ideas and perspectives. By bridging the gap between academia and practice, we meet our ambition towards being a transparent, evidence-based and learning organisation.

  • Internships for international students: YES (next round of recruitment will start around May/June)
  • Examples internships: The latest internship opportunities, for Spring 2019, included positions with the following teams, projects or campaigns:

Strategic Partnership Team
External & Internal Communication
Ministry Dialogue
Behind the Barcodes Campaign
Communication and Campaign
Youth Empowerment at Youth Active Citizenship Team
Policy & Research at Youth Active Citizenship team
Youth Team
SD=HS Team – Neglected and Underutilized Species
SD=HS Team - Food Security
Even it Up! Team – Fair Tax Monitor
Land Rights Now

Association of Dutch municipalities. See Dutch page for more information.

EU careers is responsible for the continuing flow of Dutch employees into EU-institutions.

Youth organisation that educates high school students about global injustice. See Dutch page for more information.

The International Criminal Court (ICC) investigates and, where warranted, tries individuals charged with the gravest crimes of concern to the international community: genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity and the crime of aggression.

It fights to end impunity, and through international criminal justice, the Court aims to hold those responsible accountable for their crimes and to help prevent these crimes from happening again.

  • Internships for international students: YES
  • Examples internships: Chambers, Office of the Prosecutor, Human Resources, Finance.

The Leiden University Green Office (LUGO) is working hard to make Leiden University more sustainable. We want to achieve this by reducing the ecological footprint of our University and by creating awareness about sustainability amongst staff and students.

More info to come.

Email: outreach@lugo.leidenuniv.nl 

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible.
In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action – helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.
Now, and for the future.

Mercy Corps Netherlands (MCNL) was established in December 2017 as a non-profit association, operating in collaboration with its sister organisations, Mercy Corps Global and Mercy Corps Europe (MCE) as one global organisation. All three entities share the same mission, vision, core values and charitable objectives, as well as operational resources for the support and implementation of programme activities. MCNL is operating from the Hague Humanity Hub, joining a dynamic community of innovators in the humanitarian space. 

  • Examples internships: The intern will work closely with our Policy & Advocacy Advisor based in The Hague, as well as other selected teams of Mercy Corps to increase our influence and visibility in the Netherlands and towards the EU. In addition, the intern will support Mercy Corps Netherlands with internal and external communications. Internship activities include: 
    • Disseminating major reports and briefs to external audiences;
    • Monitoring relevant news and updates from the Dutch government and media and producing summaries and briefings for internal distribution.
    • Supporting the organisation of and/or Mercy Corps’ participation in key events such as the European Development Days, the Global Summit on Climate Adaptation and Mercy Corps reports’ launch events; 
    • Representing Mercy Corps in external meetings;
    • Managing Mercy Corps Netherlands’ workplace page;
    • Starting and co-managing a Twitter account for Mercy Corps Netherlands
    • Supporting the design and management of social media campaigns and other visibility and influence actions. 

The Province of South Holland. See Dutch page for more information.

Public Matters is a public affairs bureau. See Dutch page for more information.

Department of Justice and Security, Netherlands penintentiary. See Dutch page for more information.

Think tank working on international security, geopolitics, and foreign affairs through innovative combinations of quantitative and qualitative research and analyses.

  • Internships for international students: YES
  • Examples internships: Internship options: General research internship (several positions at a time), Cyber internship (1 position), Data internship (1 position)

The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT) is an independent think and do tank providing multidisciplinary policy advice and practical, solution-oriented implementation support on prevention and the rule of law, two vital pillars of effective counter-terrorism.

ICCT’s work focuses on themes at the intersection of countering violent extremism and criminal justice sector responses, as well as human rights related aspects of counter-terrorism. The major project areas concern countering violent extremism, rule of law, foreign fighters, country and regional analysis, rehabilitation, civil society engagement and victims’ voices.

More info to follow

See Dutch page for more information.

See Dutch page for more information.

See Dutch page for more information.

Clingendael is an independent think tank and a diplomatic academy, based in The Hague - City of Peace and Justice. We aim to contribute to a secure, sustainable and just world through our analyses, training and public debate. We work with partners across public and private sectors, including policymakers, members of the armed forces, diplomats, politicians and business executives.

More info to come.

The Hague International Centre is the point of contact for international staff of organisations and companies in The Hague, Delft, Leidschendam-Voorburg and Rijswijk. By providing you with all the information and guidance you need, we offer you a soft landing in The Hague region.

More information to come.

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