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    NATO Internship Programme

    The NATO Headquarters (HQ) organise an internship programme, to provide a small number of current or recent students with the opportunity to gain experience at NATO Headquarters in Brussels.

    There is one call for applications per year, in Spring, with two starting dates, in September and March the following year. Internships will in principle last between 6 and 8 months.

    Internships are offered in the NATO Divisions


    What does NATO offer?

    • Remuneration: Interns receive a monthly stipend of EUR 1,235. The salary is not exempt from taxation.
    • Travel: Interns will be reimbursed for their travel expenses on taking up duty and on leaving the service based on a return economy ticket and for an amount of up to 1,200 Euro.
    • Leave: After three months of service, interns shall be entitled to leave (including sick leave) at the rate of 2.5 working days for every month of service completed.



    Eligibility Criteria:

    Current students and recent graduates (1 year) with:

    • Age: over 21 at the time of internship (for insurance purposes)
    • Nationality: nationals of a NATO Member State
    • Studies: at least two years of university study or equivalent and enrolled in their third year or highest degree less than a year ago
    • Languages: proficiency in one of the official NATO languages (English/French); desirable working knowledge of the other.
    • Interns are required to have health insurance coverage, and to take care of formalities with Belgian authorities regarding their stay in Belgium

    All interns will require a security clearance from their national authorities prior to working at NATO.


    Deadline:  7 May 2023 (for placements in 2024).


    Find out more here.


    Check NATO vacancies (including internships) here.

    Deadline: 17 March 2024, 23:59. 


    Nationals of NATO partner countries (PFP/EAPC), can contact their Delegation at NATO Headquarters directly for information on potential internships within the Delegation.