Call for Team Members!

The Political and Social Research Institute of Europe (PS: EUROPE) is an independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization which was founded in Vienna, Austria and has a branch in İstanbul, Turkey. PS: EUROPE focuses on policy analysis, academic research projects and social policy recommendations. The objective of the organization is to create an academic and social platform which ensures the dialogue among independent researchers, academics and civil society organizations as well as activists in Europe.

PS:EUROPE was founded by the young researchers and graduate students who continue their researches in the respected universities of Europe.

PS:EUROPE invites young researchers to join our team in Turkey and Vienna!


We call for assistants for the following departments:

  • Department of Event Management: The department coordinates the overall activities such as workshops, seminars and panels of the institute.
  • Department of Communication and Media: The department coordinates the social media campaigns and media relations of the institute, prepares the press statements, and designs the visual materials of the institute.
  • Department of Academic Affairs and Projects: The department coordinates the overall academic activities and the content of the organizations. Assistants have an opportunity to study with graduate students and academics in the department.
  • Department of Administrative Affairs: The department coordinates the administration of the institute and the institutional affairs. Assistants will serve at fund-raising management, foreign affairs and corporate communication branches.



  • Willing to improve their knowledge and capabilities in social sciences and projects which mainly focused on development, democratization and human rights.
  • Good writing and speaking skills in Turkish and English. Proficiency in German is an asset.
  • Being a student (undergraduate and graduate) in the departments of Political Science, International Relations, Sociology, Economy, Law, Communication and Media or other social sciences.
  • We also appreciate to work with people whose major are engineering, management, visual communication who are eager to learn with an interdisciplinary environment.
  • Young professionals who graduated from the related departments (which are mentioned above) are also welcomed in the institute.
  • Residency in İstanbul or Vienna.
  • Eligibility for working approximately 5 hours per week for the institute.


What do we offer:

  • All vacancies are non-paid and voluntarily.
  • PS:EUROPE offers their staff a working environment in which they can improve their intellectual capacities and knowledge.
  • The staff regularly visit European Union countries within the Erasmus projects of the institute without payment.
  • PS:EUROPE offers their staff to participate in the training programs such as NGO management, social media management, fund-raising management, strategic planning and project cycle management.
  • The staff can improve their skills in writing of academic projects and Erasmus (+) projects
  • The first priority is given to the staff in the Erasmus internship
  • PS:EUROPE has a wide network of academics and NGOs; the staff has an access to the network with the credit of institute.
  • PS:EUROPE academic team can serve the service of guidance in the academic career for the staff.
  • The staff can improve not only their academic skills but also its implementation as a project. The staff can offer their own projects and apply for the fund in behalf of the institute (since lots of funds necessitates an institutional application)
  • PS:EUROPE has a distinguished advisory board and the team members can work closely with the board members.
  • PS:EUROPE offers their staff exclusive debate sessions called Hisar School Idea Workshops.
  • The staff are encouraged to represent our institute in the national and international meetings.

Candidates should send their motivation letter and CV’s (English) to the until September 18, 2016.

* Please indicate the topic of the mail as “1617 Assistant Application”.



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