> Internship Opportunities

Are you passionate about participatory democracy and active citizenship? Join our team and work on our flagship projects, Cyprus Forum and Nomoplatform, as well as other initiatives. Apply by completing the application form For any questions, please contact us at

>Why Intern with Us?

  • Professional Development: Gain hands-on experience in drafting press releases, media management, and event organisation.
  • Mentorship: Work closely with experienced professionals and receive guidance to enhance your skills.
  • Impact: Contribute to meaningful projects that promote democracy and active citizenship.
  • Networking: Connect with policymakers, thought leaders, and experts in the field.
  • Flexibility: Enjoy a flexible work schedule that accommodates your academic commitments.

>Internship Responsibilities:

  • Drafting Press Releases: Create and distribute press releases to media outlets.
  • Managing Media Relations: Oversee media engagement and manage public relations.
  • Maintaining Our Website: Update and manage website content.
  • Supporting and Organising Events: -Assist in the planning and execution of events.
  • Creating Content: Develop engaging content for various platforms.
  • Acquiring Funding: Identify and pursue funding opportunities.

Speaking and writing in both Greek and English is required, while knowledge of any other European or third language will be considered an additional qualification.

Compensation varies based on each candidate’s qualifications.

> Volunteering Opportunities

Are you eager to create positive change and foster dialogue? Become a part of the Cyprus Forum, an event that brings together thought leaders, policymakers, and citizens from around the world. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our team! If you are interested in volunteering, please complete the application form For any questions, contact us at

>Why Volunteer with Us?

  • Gain Experience: Enhance your skills in event management, communication, and teamwork.
  • Network: Connect with influential figures, experts, and peers from diverse backgrounds.
  • Make an Impact: Contribute to meaningful conversations and initiatives that can shape the future.
  • Certificate of Participation: Receive a certificate recognising your valuable contribution.

>Volunteer Responsibilities:

  • Event Coordination: Assist with the setup and management of sessions and workshops.
  • Registration and Information Desk: Welcome attendees, manage registrations, and provide information.
  • Logistics Support: Ensure smooth logistics operations, including transportation and accommodation arrangements.
  • Social Media and Communications: Support our media team in covering the event and engaging with our audience online.
  • Hospitality Services: Ensure our guests and speakers have an excellent experience throughout the event.

Speaking and writing in both Greek and English is required, while knowledge of any other European or third language will be considered an additional qualification.

> Internship Opportunity for Students in the Department of Social and Political Sciences (UCY)

The signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation between the Department of Social and Political Sciences of the University of Cyprus and the Oxygen for Democracy Organisation aims to foster closer collaboration between the two parties, with a focus on public policy and European and international relations.

Oxygen for Democracy is offering two students from the Department of Social and Political Sciences the opportunity to join its internship programme for a duration of two months, engaging in Oxygen for Democracy's activities.

The purpose of the placement is to enhance students' professional skills, develop their knowledge and abilities, and provide a comprehensive understanding of the operations of a non-governmental and non-profit organisation, such as Oxygen for Democracy.

Students placed in our organisation will enjoy various benefits, including:

  • Development and advancement of skills acquired during their studies.
  • Gaining experience and familiarity with the work environment.
  • Enrichment of knowledge.
  • Understanding of working conditions to aid in making informed career choices.
  • Acquisition of foundational experience and the potential for employment in organisations, agencies, or companies in Cyprus or abroad.

If you are a student interested in our summer work experience programme, please contact the Department of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Cyprus directly for more information and to apply.