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Careers

​​A strong sense of purpose unites us and we work collaboratively in cities across Europe. Our team is a mix of paid and voluntary members. We mostly work remotely in flexible working patterns. 

Improving and growing our impact is in our hands. We look for skills and motivation so if you are aligned with our vision and mission, come work with us. See below the list of opportunities.


We value diversity and welcome applications from all interested, particularly those currently underrepresented in our team, namely candidates with disabilities, men, refugees, and LGBTQIA+. 

  • Open positions
    There are no open positions at the moment.
  • Student internships
    We welcome students from any field and academic level to consider doing their internship with us. If you are interested please email us your CV and telll us why you would like to do an internship with us. We are currently looking for internships for the following roles: > Educational Programme Manager > Impact Manager > Processes Manager Internships for at least 6 months are preferred.
  • Micro internships
    Internships can be a critical stepping stone for those seeking to start, revamp or enhance their career. Hence, we welcome people from all ages and backgrounds to do short-term paid or pro-bono professional assignments. Micro internships usually have very specific goals that are mutually agreed. They can be 5 to 40 hours-long over a period of 1 to 6 weeks. If you are interested, please email us your CV and tell us where you are in your career and what skill/interest you have to offer.
  • Join us as a Researcher
    We are interested in conducting research to evaluate the impact of our programmes. We are open to collaborate and available to support in grant applications. Please email us explaining your idea, interest or plans. Below are some interesting fellowship options: MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships, ISRF Funding Opportunities, The Branco Weiss Fellowship, FCT Funding Opportunities.
  • Blog writing
    Do you have a story to share? Or maybe you want to disseminate a science project, concept or discovery? At the Native Blog, you can share stories, thoughts or science. We accept articles on a wide range of topics as long as they are relevant to our audience: scientists from all areas of expertise, and teachers and parents with some kind of interest in science. It can be an article focusing on the importance of your research, or your thoughts on current issues affecting science and scientists, or your experience or advice regarding a specific aspect of your life as a scientist. If you are interested, please submit your idea or piece to Hania. Publication cannot be guaranteed from the beginning, but we will assist you as much as possible in the process to make it happen. Learn more about our Native Blog here.

What People Say

Volunteer

"Volunteering for Native Scientists is a unique and exciting opportunity to grow your network. The skills you learn while volunteering will be a fundamental addition to your CV, whatever the next step in your career is."

—  Anna Napolitano

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