November 22, 2023 | Budapest, Hungary

Events and Operations Intern

Location: Budapest, Hungary and remote
Duration: 6 months
Part-time (20 hours / week)


Common Sense Society–Hungary (CSS–HU) is a Hungarian nonprofit organization that champions the values of liberty, prosperity, and beauty, which are essential for human flourishing and happiness. As part of the CSS network in North America and Europe, we educate 21st-century generations and inform public discourse. Our members discuss current topics in public life through regular meetings, discussions, lectures, workshops, film screenings, and book clubs. We believe that public debates move us forward, thus we facilitate encounters where vivid exchanges and friendly disagreements are possible. CSS–HU strives to disseminate the ideas of civic participation, entrepreneurship, and responsible freedom among university students and young intellectuals in Hungary, highlighting the timeless ideas that have positively shaped human history.

Program Summary

The Common Sense Society internship program is a competitive professional development opportunity for university students and young professionals interested in the nonprofit sector. Over the course of the program, interns will gain valuable experience and insight about a serving and guiding an intellectual community. We are a small platoon with an ambitious mission, and your work as a CSS intern will have a direct impact on our success as an organization. Interns will have the opportunity to take on special projects, attend events tailored to their interests, and receive mentoring. Internships at CSS provide intellectual immersion and are an excellent foundation for a successful career.

The Position

The Events and Operations Intern will be mentored and trained by the Director of European Operations of Common Sense Society to plan and execute events such that they run smoothly and leave a positive impression. The Intern will be assigned tasks covering largely events and operations of Common Sense Society–Hungary. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with setting up venues, coordinating with vendors, and providing on-site support during events
  • Support/manage daily operations and day-of-event logistics
  • Perform office operation procedures
  • Collaborate closely with other team members to keep all operations well-organized
  • Gain practical experience in event and project management, problem-solving, and effective communication
  • Perfect opportunity for someone detail-oriented and proactive who enjoys creating memorable experiences, offering valuable learning in the field of events and operations

General Requirements and Qualifications

  • Full proficiency in English, additional languages are a plus 
  • Enrolled in a relevant degree program
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Workspace
  • Team player with proactive and self-motivated attitude
  • Problem-solving abilities in fast-paced environments
  • Willingness for occasional evening or weekend event work
  • Knowledge or interest in event planning is a plus
  • Positive attitude and passion for creating memorable experiences
  • Interns are expected to bring their own computers

Application deadline: December 11, 2023 


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