Future Policy Award Intern (m/f/d) – Empowering Youth



The World Future Council consists of 50 eminent global change-makers from governments, parliaments, civil society, academia, the arts and the business world. Together they form a voice for the rights of future generations. The World Future Council (WFC) seeks to pass on a healthy planet and just societies to our children and grandchildren. The WFC addresses challenges to our common future and provides decision-makers with effective policy solutions. It was founded in 2007 by Jakob von Uexkull, Founder of the Right Livelihood Award, the Alternative Nobel Prize, and operates as an independent foundation under German law. www.worldfuturecouncil.org

In 2019, we are convening a Future Policy Award on Youth Empowerment in partnership with UNDP and the InterParliamentary Union to inspire policy action and provide hope that a better sustainable future is possible for youth.

The World Future Council is looking for a

Future Policy Award Intern 


Location: Hamburg, Germany (home office is possible)

Starting date: 1 May 2019

Working hours: 40 hours per week


To contribute to the research of the Future Policy Award 2019


  • Be a part of the Future Policy Award 2019 team
  • Research, evaluate and write about youth empowerment policies
  • Liaise with, and interview, experts from governments, science and civil society
  • Report to the Supervisor.


  • Academic background, preferably in political sciences, law, human rights, youth, employment
  • Good understanding of youth issues, policy and practice
  • Excellent communication skills in English, other language skills in French / Spanish / etc. are an asset.
  • Good IT literacy
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of an international team
  • Be reliable and capable of paying close attention to detail
  • Be committed to the WFC’s vision and mission of long-term sustainability and equity.

What we offer:

  • An inspiring work place in an international environment
  • A committed team and a highly relevant research topic
  • Flexibility in implementing your tasks and in working hours.

To apply, please send a letter of motivation, a CV and work sample as well as your skype contact details to Ms Ingrid
Heindorf: ingrid.heindorf@worldfuturecouncil.org Subject heading: Internship – FPA: Empowering Youth and your

Deadline for applications: 15th April 2019. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.