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Student Researcher

Berlin, Germany

Job Type

Part Time

Open Consultants is a Berlin-based group of strategic and organizational consultants with the mission to advance global health and development. We provide a full range of strategic, policy, organizational, and analytical support to leading global health and development organizations. We are currently looking for a Student Researcher to support our work on various projects.

We work with leading organizations in international development and global health, from large public and private sector organizations to foundations and non-governmental organizations, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Wellcome Trust, WHO and the World Bank, among many others.

As a Student Researcher, you will support our work with monitoring trends in global health and development policy across different European markets and contribute to our projects with background research. This includes regular written updates on legislative proposals, ongoing debates and relevant publications as well as research assignments on global health policy or stakeholder mapping. Ideally, you will support us with around 20 hours per week.

Our open and collaborative working culture provides the space for you to contribute your ideas and put your knowledge of development policy into practice.

Sound appealing? Then come join us.


  • Current student (ideally in a master's program) in political science, public affairs, global public health, economics, or another relevant field

  • Excellent academic record

  • Initial work experience in consulting, government or government affairs with a focus on global health and development policy

  • An excellent understanding of the political landscape in Germany

  • A passion for politics and public debate

  • A good understanding of EU policymaking and global health institutions

  • Strong research and writing skills

  • Proficiency in Excel, MS Powerpoint

  • Fluency in English, German and other languages an asset

  • Entrepreneurial spirit and sense of humor

Please send your CV to as soon as possible. We will review resumes as they come in. Any questions? Don’t hesitate to contact us!

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