INTERNSHIP - Junior Programme Assistant for development of Labour Market Profiles

Do you want to gain knowledge of labour markets’ structures around the world and how they play a central role in promotion and development of equal, just and democratic societies? Then the internship position as Junior Programme Assistant at the Danish Trade Union Development Agency (DTDA) is for you.

Period              5 months part time, or 3 months full time (Depending on ECTS points)

Start                 02.09.2019

Location          Danish Trade Union Development Agency, Islands Brygge 32D, Copenhagen S.

Tasks               Development of Labour Market Profiles.

Deadline          07.06.2019 – Submission of application and CV by e-mail to


This is an opportunity to

  • Work in a multifaceted international organisation with offices around the world.
  • Work with compiling, structuring, analysing complex data from developing countries, and contribute to crafting reports that are published and disseminated around the world.
  • Gain insight into how improvements of labour market structures and dynamics are contributing towards the achievements of key Sustainable Development Goals and the Decent Work Agenda.


The position

You will assist the Analytical Unit in the development of Labour Market Profiles (LMPs). These profiles provide comprehensive and updated information about labour market issues, progress, and status in developing countries. You will assist in compiling and critically analysing data; updating and editing LMPs; and disseminate the LMPs to donors and stakeholders.


The tasks are mainly related to the development of the LMPs. If the student pursues special interests on relevant labour market issues, the position is open to let the student write articles or other relevant contributions.


The internship is an unpaid position. Lunch will be provided on working days.



  • Student of Political Science, Economics, Global/Development Studies, Communication, Sociology or related field.
  • Good analytical skills and knowledge of labour market issues.
  • Fluency in English, spoken and written. Knowledge of other languages are an advantage (French, Spanish, and Arab).
  • Prior experience related to data collection, design of graphs and tables, development of narrative content and/or editorial tasks are an advantage.


Information and contact:

Philip Nordentoft, Head of Section: Phone 3373 7463 or e-mail

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