Are you our new intern?

By Camilla Swartz

With +7000 participants, +120 events and many, many partners involved IWDK is one of the leading digital festivals in Denmark and Scandinavia. The festival is from May 7-12, 2019 and the planning has already started!

As an IWDK intern you’ll get the opportunity to come into the engine of it all, when we plan IWDK19. You’ll get a unique chance to try out your knowledge and skills attained from your education in the real world. You’ll work together with a highly professional team and together we’ll create the best IWDK festival yet. 

IWDK is looking for two interns – a communication intern and a event intern

For both interns we offer:

  • A creative culture, where we have an incredible time together
  • Skilled and engaged colleagues, who will work alongside you and make an effort to teach you what they know
  • Plenty of insight and experience with event planning and communication for big events
  • Probably the town’s best chef, who cooks lunch for us

The communication intern will…

  • Develop communication materials, primarily for online but also offline media
  • Contribute to making the entire communication before, during and after the festival run smoothly
  • Have freedom to explore new communication concepts while maintaining our core communication (social media and newsletter)

We expect that you…

  • Have hands-on experience with social media
  • Are comfortable using InDesign
  • Have a strong visual and graphical understanding
  • Have great writing skills
  • Move quickly from idea to execution, when we develop new campaigns communication efforts together
  • Are somewhat analytical, so you catch when something is not performing well enough and change it
  • Have some experience with WordPress or are ready to learn it fast
  • Are in the last half of your education and that you’ll use this internship as part of your education.

The event intern will…

  • Contribute to planning and coordinating events
  • Execute practical tasks in relation to events
  • Contribute to developing event formats and give feedback and help to event organizers
  • Contribute to creating exciting experiences for both participants and by-passers

We expect that you…

  • Have hands-on experience with event execution
  • Are ready to engage in dialogue about event execution with external partners
  • Have a strong ability to structure and create overview of the many details related to event execution
  • Move quickly from idea to execution
  • Are in the last half of your education and that you’ll use this internship as part of your education.

About IWDK

From May 7-12 the sixth Internet Week Denmark will be held. The festival is build on a crowdsourced principal and many partners contribute to the festival. The festival is targeted professionals, who work with technologi, but there is also numerous events for citizens – children, adults, elderly.

The IWDK secretariat is based at Seismonaut – a strategic digital consultancy. The secretariat is made up of a small team of people from Seismonaut and Aarhus Municipality. We have a cosy and informal tone and a big focus at delivering great service for the festivals’ many contributing partners.


Does this sound like something you’d be interested in? Send you application to no later than Wednesday October 21. We will be interviewing people on October 26.

We hope to hear from you!