a collaboration between young academics

Welcome to the blog of the Young Academics of the Association of the European Schools of Planning. It has a rich history. We welcome your contributions and you can find information on how to contribute and the guidelines here.

Impact circles - Research Internship Program

Following our latest call to action, Dr.-Ing. Mennatullah Hendawy, a member of the AESOP YA Coordination team, showcases the following project (We look forward to receiving and showcasing similar projects!):

At Impact circles, Our mission is to collect Informed Data to gain new knowledge. Each team member combines her and his strengths, interests, and network to co-create new answers while honouring inclusivity across different mindsets. ImpactCircles has been a registered organization in Berlin since 2017 (previously known as helpU e.v.).

Since 2020, we have been developing a research internship program at Impact Circles e.V.Since then, Around 25 interns have completed the program. Previous interns came from / were affiliated with institutions in Azerbaijan, Brazil, Cameroon, Czechia, Germany, Ghana, Egypt, India, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, and Palestine.

Research Interns contribute to a range of projects related to Sustainable development goals. Some interns support applications for grants and perform tasks including data collection, analysis, and writing.

Currently, the system of the internship program is as follows:

Period: at least 16 weeks (6 weeks probation) (weeks are calculated based on 8-10 hours commitment per week)

Location: Fully remote

Possible positions: Research assistant, Data analyst, Data scientist, R&I, R&D (other options can be available upon discussion with the team leader)


●Gaining research skills.

●Access to premium tools such as SmallPDF and Quillbot.

Career coaching.

●Recommendation letter for applications for career or educational opportunities.

●Upon completion of the internship, interns receive a letter of completion.

The application process consists of three phases:

1. Submission of CV, cover letter and sample of written work.

2. Submission of assessment task

3. In cases passed 1 and 2, the signage of the agreement letter

For more information on the program, feel free to reach out to the Head of Research, Dr.-Ing. Mennatullah Hendawy via Linkedin or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Stay Informed

When you subscribe to the blog, we will send you an e-mail when there are new updates on the site so you wouldn't miss them.

Call to participate in ZERO: The First Climate Rad...
Literature reviews at odds: Between conflict manag...


No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Thursday, 13 June 2024