Student Assistant

Centre for Humanitarian Action






The Centre for Humanitarian Action (CHA) e.V. is looking for a student assistant (m/f/d) with 10 to 15 hours per week for the office in Berlin-Mitte from 1 July 2021 to support our work areas, especially in research and mediation.

As an independent institution, CHA contributes to the analysis, debate and mediation of principle-based humanitarian aid. To this end, we cooperate with aid organisations such as German and international non-governmental organisations, UN agencies or donors and actors from academia and politics. For these tasks we are looking for a motivated, committed and independent student assistant.

Tasks and responsibilities


  • Support in research projects, including literature and topic research or data analysis
  • Support in the conception and implementation of discussion events
  • Support with communication products such as social media posts, website, newsletters or podcasts by researching topics, independently writing texts or the technical implementation of the products
  • Support with administrative tasks such as communication with external service providers, maintenance of databases and knowledge management

Candidate profile & qualifications


  • Registered student of social science, sociology, anthropology, politics or geography, for example
  • Specialised interest in topics of humanitarian aid, international order, multilateral governance
  • Very good oral and written communication skills in German and English
  • Independent, meticulous way of working


What we offer

  • Varied and independent tasks in a young think tank
  • Room for initiative and ideas
  • Flexible working hours depending on the semester schedule
  • Opportunity to write seminar papers and theses on CHA-relevant topics
  • Remuneration is based on the pay scale for student employees in Berlin

How to apply

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please send a short cover letter and a CV in a PDF file by 30.04.2021 to: sonja.hoevelmann@chaberlin.org.

Student Assistant

Centre for Humanitarian Action

Please fill in application form.

1. Personal details

2. Documents

3. Message to employer