As we are heading towards a busy fall, we are looking to onboard an additional 1-2 Danish speaking junior associates than initially expected to our consulting team. We will interview candidates on an ongoing basis.

NOTE: We are looking for full-time interns from August/September 2019 for a period of 4-6 months. The deadline for applications is July 12th, 2019. The position is unpaid with the opportunity to earn ECTS credits.

Full-time internship at the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies – Fall 2019

Are you engrossed in the dynamics at the intersection of technology, society and economics? And are you looking for an internship where you can combine the world of futures studies with the consulting discipline, while working with global companies and organisations? An internship at the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies (CIFS) provides you with a unique opportunity to do just that.

We work with global clients and members who we advise on a strategic level. Our customers include some of the world’s largest corporations and organisations, across many industries and fields of operations. Our mission at CIFS is to provide research, analysis and thought leadership on a global basis. We do so by creating awareness of the future, the drivers of its trajectory and highlighting its importance in the present as well as exploring it via scenarios depicting plausible futures. We focus on advising decision-makers, reducing the complexity and enabling them to make the best possible decisions in the present. Our core services include megatrends analyses, scenario planning, risk analyses, innovation processes, and strategy development.


As our new junior associate, you will mainly be working with our consulting team as part of a diverse, cross-disciplinary and international working environment, with an interesting and varied project portfolio.

Your main assignments as a junior associate will include:

  • Support projects conceptually and analytically
  • Conduct various research and analytical tasks
  • Develop and present insights, results and recommendations to clients
  • Assist in developing presentation material for workshops and presentations
  • Support in facilitating of workshops with clients


We expect you to be a recently graduated bachelor or current master level student with a relevant academic background. We value diverse backgrounds and personalities, but it is important that you are characterized by:

  • A high level of personal drive
  • A creative, analytical and versatile mind-set
  • You are comfortable working with complex issues and striving to exceed client expectations
  • A positive attitude and a good sense of humor to fit into our workplace culture
  • Fluent in Danish and English, verbally as well as in writing Interested?

Please send your application including cover letter, CV, academic transcripts and other relevant documents that tells us, why you are the right candidate for the positions to



We are a leading global advisory firm in the use of futurist methods developed to solve strategic organisational challenges. Our clients include some of the world’s largest organisations.


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