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Intern to assist organizing ICES Annual Science Conference

Would you like to help us organize the marine science event of the year?

​​​​​​Next year, we bring our Annual Science Conference (ASC) ​to Copenhagen. The ASC marks the calendar for the marine science community of the North Atlantic region. The week-long conference will see up to 700 attendees evaluating scientific progress, developing new ideas, and establishing partnerships. There are dozens of theme sessions that provide opportunities for seasoned as well as early career scientists to present their work.

The ASC takes place 21–25 September 2015 in DGI Byen, Copenhagen. We are looking for assistance with the following tasks:

  • Keeping in contact with our sponsors and exhibitors; 
  • Applying for funding from various sources; 
  • Updating the ASC website; 
  • Administrating the abstract submissions, registration, and other administrative duties; 
  • Other tasks as needed.
  • Joining ICES, you will be working together with an international team of over 50 professionals. We offer an open, friendly, energetic, and fast paced working environment. Our working language is English.

We expect you to:

  • Have excellent communications skills in English;
  • Be computer literate and have experience with Microsoft Office applications, SharePoint knowledge is an asset; 
  • Have high social skills and be able to work in an international environment; 
  • Be a creative thinker, and able to take initiative when needed; 
  • Be able to work independently as well as part of a team.


  • Primary workplace: ICES, 44-46 HC Andersens Boulevard, 1553 Copenhagen V
  • Start: February 2015
  • Work hours: 15 hours/week
  • Salary: This internship is unpaid
  • How to apply: Please send your application by e-mail no later than 1 December. Please add ASC INTERN on the subject line.
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Intern to assist organizing ICES Annual Science Conference

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