Get Behind the Scenes of re:publica – Internship at the Programme & Editorial Team

We are looking to fill internship positions lasting 3 months starting 1 December 2016 and in January/February 2017. You should be enthusiastic and interested in themes focusing on the internet and digital society and be prepared to support the programme planning and editorial desk for the eleventh re:publica. As a member of a dedicated team you will gain plenty of insights and experience in organising large-scale projects.


About us:

re:publica has become one of the world's most important festivals for the digital society. Its ninth instalment in May 2016 attracted over 8,000 participants, with over 800 speakers from over 50 countries presenting on 18 stages. Every year, re:publica brings together activists, coders, artists, business people and representatives from all walks of life. Also, nearly half of the attendees at the annul event are female. Few other events in this field can pride themselves with such a balanced visitor demographic. The eleventh re:publica  will take place 8-10 May 2017 at Station-Berlin.

What you can expect to support us on:

  • Researching themes/topics and speakers
  • Writing blog posts
  • Circulating and analysing our Call for Papers
  • Event programme design and planning
  • Corresponding with speakers

What we are looking for from you:

  • Affinity for re:publica's themes and ethos, and maybe you also attended re:publica already?
  • Basic knowledge with and technical interest in CMS
  • Organisational skills and an eye for details
  • Independence, motivation, creativity and a good team mentality
  • Very good English language skills; native English language candidates with a good level in German are more than welcome to apply

What we can offer you:

  • Working on one of the most exciting conferences on Internet and digital society
  • A great working atmosphere with dedicated colleagues and interesting projects
  • Flexible working hours, internship duration and starting date
  • Our office location in the heart of Berlin

This internship is remunerated and can fulfil mandatory internship requirements for a degree programme. If you are interested and/or would like to know more, please send your questions or CV/resume (please no photos included), as well as a short cover letter to Alexandra (alexandra [at] re-publica.de) – or call us at: +49 30 92105 989

We look forward to hearing from you!

Image credit: re:publica/Jan Zappner (CC BY 2.0)