SESRIC offers internships to highly motivated and successful young people interested to learn more about the economic and social issues that affect communities around the Islamic World. The programme provides university students opportunities to study and work that provide hands-on experience, as well as to improve their skills and experience of working in an international environment.

Internships are available during each period of the year, which is open to students who are either nationals of the OIC Member Countries or belong to a Muslim Community. Candidates must possess an undergraduate degree and be already enrolled in a full-time graduate study programme pursuing a Master's or PhD degree.

The Internship Program seeks candidates in the following fields: statistics, economics, business, finance, international relations, politics, public administration, human resource development (public health, education, population), social science (anthropology, sociology), agriculture, environment, private sector development, as well as other related fields. Fluency in one of the official OIC languages (Arabic, English or French) is required.

The interns are, according to their background, expected to fulfil the following scope of work duties:

  • Record and format different data sets diligently and carefully,
  • Analyze data with basic statistical methods and visualization techniques, interprets results, and provides written summaries of data analyses,
  • Conduct analytical research on various socio-economic issues,
  • Design and implement training and cooperation projects and programs,
  • Building and following-up effective communications,
  • Assist in the translation of statistical documents,
  • Follow internal processes and procedures.

Interns are responsible for their own living accommodations. Internship is available only at SESRIC headquarters in Ankara, Turkey, with a minimum duration of four weeks. Successful interns will be awarded SESRIC Internship Certificate.

Application Requirements

Interested candidates who want to participate in the Internship Programme can forward their application online with following supporting documents:

  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Application Form of Internship
  • Statement of Purpose (SoP)
  • A copy of Student Certificate
  • A copy of Identification Card and/or Passport
  • A copy of Transcript and/or Diploma
  • Digital Photo
  • Language Proficiency

Only those identified for an assignment will be contacted to discuss their interest and availability. Candidates are selected on a competitive basis.

All application related documents should be sent to: