Participating Organizations

Internship Organizations in Warsaw

Below you will find the list of Warsaw-based organizations that partner with Collegium Civitas where students can undertake professional internships in English.

 

Important Note: If none of these organizations and their focus seem right for a student, the apply form (scroll down to “select program” and choose “internships in Poland” to download an internship placement form) has a space for an applicant to specify any field of interest so that Civitas can identify other Warsaw-based organizations whose profile would match students” interest and experience. The list of organizations is updated regularly.

 

Information about the Civitas internship placement process can be viewed here

 

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Art Gallery “Zacheta”
Art Gallery “Zacheta” is the major art gallery in Poland, promoting contemporary and the 20th century art. An important icon on the nation’s social and cultural life, Zacheta seeks to develop art at home and to promote it abroad. It is the MOMA of Poland. The gallery’s schedule is packed with symposia, workshops, concerts, lectures, films and other events throughout the year and especially in the summer. It is a great place for a multi-tasking social butterfly.
Bec Zmiana Foundation
Bec Zmiana Foundation presents the most contemporary Polish art, culture, design and architecture, creating an ‘energy tunnel’ connecting artists and the public. The foundation publishes a magazine, organizes competitions and promotes art events across the country. It is a perfect place for art aficionados and art majors who enjoy working with artists.
GUTEK Film
GUTEK Film” was founded in 1994 to promote independent filmmakers and to distribute their films. The company has released so far almost 250 productions which attracted over 10,5 million admissions in Poland. GUTEK Film introduced and released many films by such eminent film directors as Peter Greenaway, Pedro Almodovar, Lars von Trier, Mike Leigh, Jim Jarmusch, Derek Jarman, Park Chan-wook, Paul Cox or Wong Kar-Wai. The company is the organizer of three large film festivals: New Horizons Festival, Film Education, and American Film Festival. [Only English native speakers or Polish speakers are sought for this internship]
Polish Filmmakers Association
Polish Filmmakers Association” is Poland”s largest organization of film professionals. The Association promotes Polish film domestically and abroad, supports talented young filmmakers, and produces debut films. The Association is a member of the leading international audiovisual organizations. As an entity involved in collective copyright management, it cooperates with similar institutions around the world. [Polish language at this internship is an advantage though it is not required.]
Cinema LAB and Center for Contemporary Art
Cinema LAB is is an integral part of the Center of Contemporary Art. Its main goal is to present worldwide achievements in the art of cinema, emphasizing productions that are independent and of artistic and intellectual value. The summer is the time for short film and video presentations, moving picture exhibits, meetings with filmmakers and critics, academic conferences on the art of filmmaking, open air movie nights as well as a summer art film festival that includes productions by Coen brothers, Takeshi Kitano, Jim Jarmush, and famous polish directors. Interns become part of the Cinema”s young, dynamic team and learn how to organize such events, promote them and turn them into a success. [Polish language at this internship is an advantage though it is not required.]
Warsaw Rising Museum
Warsaw Rising Museum is a true 21st century museum where technology, art, media, politics (old and new) and history meet. One of the most spoken off museums in Poland, it became an instant landmark the day it opened in 2004. Its internship is designed for a person with people skills and a strong interest in history and public events.
Adam Mickiewicz Institute
Adam Mickiewicz Institute is a thriving literary institute that organizes lectures and classes for adults and youths, thematic exhibits, concerts, reading events that promote historical and contemporary achievements of the Polish culture. It also creates and collects various kinds of information and promotional materials (multilingual publications, illustrations, recordings, films, literary programs, exhibition projects, etc.), and organizes study visits for foreign guests of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, the Ministry of Culture, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Internship at the Institute is particularly suited for students interested in the Polish literature and culture.
Constitutional Tribunal
Polish Constitutional Tribunal reviews new legislation, adjudicates disputes of authority between central State bodies, decides on the conformity with the Constitution. The Office of the Tribunal is responsible for all administrative aspects the Tribunal activities, as well as relevant research, seminars, discussions, etc. The internships are offered within and supervised by the department of Jurisprudence and Studies in the Office of the Constitutional Tribunal. This department is responsible for studying the Tribunal”s jurisprudence, preparing information about the problems emerging from the Tribunal”s jurisdiction and conducting analytical research. [available only for legal studies/law students.]
Office of the Polish Sejm (Lower House of the Polish Parliament)
Chancellery (Office) of the Polish Sejm provides administrative and legal support for the Lower Chamber of the Polish Parliament. Interns work at the European Information and Documentation Center and the Bureau of Research (English-language version) of the Chancellery of the Polish Sejm and learn the procedures and mechanisms of the Polish legislative chamber. This internship can be particularly valuable for young people interested in politics and working at the Capitol one day. [Speaking Polish language will be an advantage.]
Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland
Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland is one of the most sought-after internship placements where interns learn about and directly participate in the operation of Poland”s top executive office in its various political engagements. [Speaking Polish language will be an advantage.]
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs is responsible, among others, for maintaining relations with other states and international organizations representing and protecting the interest of Poland, Polish citizens and legal entities abroad and organizing the activities of Poland’s diplomatic missions and consulates. [Spoken Polish language will be an advantage.]
The Polish Institute of International Affairs
Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM) is a leading Polish think-tank on international affairs. The program of multidisciplinary and comparative research concerns all issues pertaining to contemporary Polish foreign policy, Poland”s membership in the EU and NATO; Poland”s bilateral relations, in particular with neighboring countries, and the image of Poland in the world. In addition, the research interest of the Institute covers institutions responsible for formation and implementation of foreign policy, work of decision makers and research methodology in the area of international relations. The Institute prepares analytical studies, writes reports, develops political forecast and publishes specialized monographs.
Ministry of Labor and Social Policy
Ministry of Labor and Social Policy is responsible, among others, for coordination, development, and implementation of state policies in the field of labor, social dialogue and partnership, social insurance, assistance, health and safety at work, conduct of economic analyses and forecasts and implementation of technical assistance from the European Social Fund of the European Union.
Office of the Member of the European Parliament Rafal Trzaskowski
Rafal Trzaskowski was elected to the European Parliament in 2009 from the constituency of Warsaw. He is a member of the Civic Platform – currently the governing party in Poland, which belongs to the European People”s Party (Christian Democrats). Trzaskowski works currently in the European Parliament on institutional matters, free market and consumer protection. He is the Vice-Chairman of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs, where he holds a political function as a vice-coordinator of the EPP group. He is also a substitute member in the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection.
Office of the Member of the European Parliament Pawel Kowal
Pawel Kowal was elected to the European Parliament in 2009. In his work, he mainly concentrates on the EU foreign policy towards the East and states of the former Soviet Union, mainly Ukraine. Kowal is the chairman of the EU-Ukraine Commission.
Office of the Mayor of the City of Warsaw
The Warsaw Mayor and its office manage the Warsaw City Hall and current affairs of the city. The Mayor executes the budget, manages the property of the City, represents the City outside, and executes tasks assigned by the Warsaw City Council, which is legislative and decision-making body. [Spoken Polish language is required.]
The German Marshall Fund
The The German Marshall Fund (GMF) promotes and strengthens transatlantic cooperation with regard to regional, national, and global challenges in economic, political and security fields. It convenes leaders and members of the policy and business communities, contributes research and analysis on transatlantic topics, and provides exchange opportunities to foster renewed commitment to the transatlantic relationship. GMF is also interested in democratic transitions and supports a number of projects and initiatives to strengthen young democracies. Internship at GMF offers opportunities for gaining greater skills in programmatic functions of the vibrant office in Warsaw, managing database and conducting research on transatlantic and Central European issues. In the statement of purpose (available on the apply form page) interested candidates should elaborate more on how their academic and professional experience is relevant for the internship and what projects they might be interested in working on while interning at GMF. More details regarding internship requirements view here. [Native English speakers are particularly encouraged to apply.]
Amnesty International in Poland
Amnesty International is a worldwide organization which campaigns for internationally recognized human rights for all. The Polish chapter of AI is a small but very active entity that organizes AI global campaigns on regional and local levels, and promotes social awareness through exhibits, events, conference, happenings, concerts and other meetings scheduled all over Poland.
The Community of Democracies
Community of Democracies is a global intergovernmental coalition of democratic countries, with the goal of promoting democratic rules and strengthening democratic norms and institutions around the world. Community of Democracies was founded in 2000 during a Ministerial Conference in Warsaw. The conference was the idea and initiative of the then Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs, prof. Bronislaw Geremek and the former U.S. Secretary of State, dr. Madeleine Albright. Community of Democracies is an important global platform for exchange of experiences and consultations toward building and strengthening of democratic order inside the countries as well as in the international system.
Other Space Foundation
Other Space Foundation aims at opening a new space for social and artistic expression. The Foundation designs and implements innovative cultural, artistic and social programs to make a real change in Poland and in different parts of the world. Foundation seeks interns who want to promote multiculturalism, speak about human rights, support minority rights and will be interested in projects on human rights that, among others, involve fundraising activities and international outreach.
Polish Humanitarian Organization
The mission of Polish Humanitarian Organization (PHO) is the promotion of humanitarian values. PHO helps communities in crises regain responsibility for their own future and become self-reliant. At present the PHO staff is helping in Iraq, Afghanistan.
Polish Radio
Polish Radio is a publicly-funded, national radio broadcasting organization. It consists of four programs for news, culture, music, and education. In addition to its Polish language programs it also offers external broadcasts in Belorussian, English, German, Hebrew, Russian and Ukrainian. It has two internet-based channels: Radio Parliament and Polish Radio Esperanto and several regional radio stations.
Polityka
Polityka is one of the most established and known weekly political magazines in the country. Interns who are fluent only in English are placed in their international news department. Polityka offers internships where participants learn about the work of the editorial office, assist in gathering materials, look for and present interesting story ideas and write articles. Polityka”s office is an excellent place to learn about the print media and develop research, writing and fact-finding skills. [Polish language preferred]
Warsaw Business Journal
Warsaw Business Journal is the major international business publication in Poland. Since 1994 it has published about all aspects of business, law, economics and politics in Poland.
GUTEK Film
GUTEK Film” was founded in 1994 to promote independent filmmakers and to distribute their films. The company has released so far almost 250 productions which attracted over 10,5 million admissions in Poland. GUTEK Film introduced and released many films by such eminent film directors as Peter Greenaway, Pedro Almodovar, Lars von Trier, Mike Leigh, Jim Jarmusch, Derek Jarman, Park Chan-wook, Paul Cox or Wong Kar-Wai. The company is the organizer of three large film festivals: New Horizons Festival, Film Education, and American Film Festival. [Only English native speakers or Polish speakers are sought for this internship]
Polish Filmmakers Association
Polish Filmmakers Association” is Poland”s largest organization of film professionals. The Association promotes Polish film domestically and abroad, supports talented young filmmakers, and produces debut films. The Association is a member of the leading international audiovisual organizations. As an entity involved in collective copyright management, it cooperates with similar institutions around the world. [Polish language at this internship is an advantage though it is not required.]
Gemius SA
is the largest online research agency in Central and Eastern Europe. The company has been dedicated to Internet market research since its founding in 1999. Gemius SA provides a wide range of Internet research to brand name clients throughout Eastern Europe. Gemius provides data on Internet users” behavior (gemiusTraffic), Internet audience profiles (gemiusProfile), or online advertising campaign effectiveness (gemiusEffect). Gemius” gemiusAudience research is the online advertising currency across Eastern Europe, where by working with key joint-industry committees and other market players Gemius provides accurate, high-quality measurement of online audiences for media planners, buyers and sellers. The company”s goal is to go beyond statistics and to provide thorough knowledge to its clients, helping them to make the most of their investments in the online marketing business.
Central Statistical Office of Poland
The work of Central Statistical Office of Poland includes gathering, processing, analyzing and publishing statistical data on Polish society, economy and government. The Office publishes the Polish Statistical Yearbook. Interns are involved in gathering, processing and analyzing statistical data and assist the Office in collecting data on the Polish society, economy, and the government. [Spoken Polish language will be an advantage.]
Center for Eastern Studies
Center for Eastern Studies is a Polish think tank that analyzes political, economic and social situation in Central and Eastern Europe, the Balkans, Southern Caucasus, Central Asia and Germany. The Center actively participates in discussions about the EU Eastern policy, energy security challenges, as well as political, social and economic transformations in the neighboring countries. The Center has a twofold objective of stimulating expert debates and providing information and analytic support for decision makers in Poland.
Ministry of Labor and Social Policy
Ministry of Labor and Social Policy is responsible, among others, for coordination, development, and implementation of state policies in the field of labor, social dialogue and partnership, social insurance, assistance, health and safety at work, conduct of economic analyses and forecasts and implementation of technical assistance from the European Social Fund of the European Union.
The Polish Institute of International Affairs
Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM) is a leading Polish think-tank on international affairs. The program of multi-disciplinary and comparative research concerns all issues pertaining to contemporary Polish foreign policy, Poland”s membership in the EU and NATO; Poland”s bilateral relations, in particular with neighboring countries, and the image of Poland in the world. In addition, the research interest of the Institute covers institutions responsible for formation and implementation of foreign policy, work of decision makers and research methodology in the area of international relations. The Institute prepares analytical studies, writes reports, develops political forecast and publishes specialized monographs.
Adam Smith Center
is an independent policy and research foundation that promotes studies, research, education and policy-making environment that advance knowledge and practice of free market economy based on the principles of political, economic and legal freedoms, proprietary rights, limited government, and free and responsible civil society.
The Sobieski Institute
Sobieski Institute is a think tank that conducts multidisciplinary research with the aim of developing creative ideas for reforms and changes in Poland”s public policies. It formulates political and economic strategies and serves as a forum for public debates involving academics, professionals, decision-makers, journalists and other experts. Sobieski Institute implements projects in various areas including defence and security policy, foreign policy, education, energy policy, public finance, technology, communication, law.
The German Marshall Fund
The The German Marshall Fund (GMF) promotes and strengthens transatlantic cooperation with regard to regional, national, and global challenges in economic, political and security fields. It convenes leaders and members of the policy and business communities, contributes research and analysis on transatlantic topics, and provides exchange opportunities to foster renewed commitment to the transatlantic relationship. GMF is also interested in democratic transitions and supports a number of projects and initiatives to strengthen young democracies. Internship at GMF offers opportunities for gaining greater skills in programmatic functions of the vibrant office in Warsaw, managing database and conducting research on transatlantic and Central European issues. In the statement of purpose (available on the apply form page) interested candidates should elaborate more on how their academic and professional experience is relevant for the internship and what projects they might be interested in working on while interning at GMF. More details regarding internship requirements view here.
Gemius SA
is the largest online research agency in Central and Eastern Europe. The company has been dedicated to Internet market research since its founding in 1999. Gemius SA provides a wide range of Internet research to brand name clients throughout Eastern Europe. Gemius provides data on Internet users” behavior (gemiusTraffic), Internet audience profiles (gemiusProfile), or online advertising campaign effectiveness (gemiusEffect). Gemius” gemiusAudience research is the online advertising currency across Eastern Europe, where by working with key joint-industry committees and other market players Gemius provides accurate, high-quality measurement of online audiences for media planners, buyers and sellers. The company”s goal is to go beyond statistics and to provide thorough knowledge to its clients, helping them to make the most of their investments in the online marketing business.
Gemius SA
is the largest online research agency in Central and Eastern Europe. The company has been dedicated to Internet market research since its founding in 1999. Gemius SA provides a wide range of Internet research to brand name clients throughout Eastern Europe. Gemius provides data on Internet users” behavior (gemiusTraffic), Internet audience profiles (gemiusProfile), or online advertising campaign effectiveness (gemiusEffect). Gemius” gemiusAudience research is the online advertising currency across Eastern Europe, where by working with key joint-industry committees and other market players Gemius provides accurate, high-quality measurement of online audiences for media planners, buyers and sellers. The company”s goal is to go beyond statistics and to provide thorough knowledge to its clients, helping them to make the most of their investments in the online marketing business.
Warsaw Business Journal
Warsaw Business Journal is the major international business publication in Poland. Since 1994 it has published about all aspects of business, law, economics and politics in Poland.
Gemius SA
is the largest online research agency in Central and Eastern Europe. The company has been dedicated to Internet market research since its founding in 1999. Gemius SA provides a wide range of Internet research to brand name clients throughout Eastern Europe. Gemius provides data on Internet users” behavior (gemiusTraffic), Internet audience profiles (gemiusProfile), or online advertising campaign effectiveness (gemiusEffect). Gemius” gemiusAudience research is the online advertising currency across Eastern Europe, where by working with key joint-industry committees and other market players Gemius provides accurate, high-quality measurement of online audiences for media planners, buyers and sellers. The company”s goal is to go beyond statistics and to provide thorough knowledge to its clients, helping them to make the most of their investments in the online marketing business.
The Polish Institute of International Affairs
Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM) is a leading Polish think-tank on international affairs. The program of multidisciplinary and comparative research concerns all issues pertaining to contemporary Polish foreign policy, Poland”s membership in the EU and NATO; Poland”s bilateral relations, in particular with neighboring countries, and the image of Poland in the world. In addition, the research interest of the Institute covers institutions responsible for formation and implementation of foreign policy, work of decision makers and research methodology in the area of international relations. The Institute prepares analytical studies, writes reports, develops political forecast and publishes specialized monographs.
Center for Eastern Studies
Center for Eastern Studies is a Polish think tank that analyzes political, economic and social situation in Central and Eastern Europe, the Balkans, Southern Caucasus, Central Asia and Germany. The Center actively participates in discussions about the EU Eastern policy, energy security challenges, as well as political, social and economic transformations in the neighboring countries. The Center has a twofold objective of stimulating expert debates and providing information and analytic support for decision makers in Poland.
The Community of Democracies
Community of Democracies is a global intergovernmental coalition of democratic countries, with the goal of promoting democratic rules and strengthening democratic norms and institutions around the world. Community of Democracies was founded in 2000 during a Ministerial Conference in Warsaw. The conference was the idea and initiative of the then Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs, prof. Bronislaw Geremek and the former U.S. Secretary of State, dr. Madeleine Albright. Community of Democracies is an important global platform for exchange of experiences and consultations toward building and strengthening of democratic order inside the countries as well as in the international system.
European Academy of Diplomacy
European Academy of Diplomacy (EAD) is an educational institution that offers professional training to enhance diplomatic, political and managerial skills required in the public administration, particularly in the fields of diplomacy and national and international business. EAD prepares Polish citizens for careers in the European and international institutions and it organizes international programs for the European Union member states, as well as other nations that are interested in the Polish and European foreign policy.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs is responsible, among others, for maintaining relations with other states and international organizations representing and protecting the interest of Poland, Polish citizens and legal entities abroad and organizing the activities of Poland’s diplomatic missions and consulates.
Office of the Member of the European Parliament Rafal Trzaskowski
Rafal Trzaskowski was elected to the European Parliament in 2009 from the constituency of Warsaw. He is a member of the Civic Platform – currently the governing party in Poland, which belongs to the European People”s Party (Christian Democrats). Trzaskowski works currently in the European Parliament on institutional matters, free market and consumer protection. He is the Vice-Chairman of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs, where he holds a political function as a vice-coordinator of the EPP group. He is also a substitute member in the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection.
Forum of Young Diplomats
Forum of Young Diplomats is led by graduate students of Diplomacy and International Relations. The Forum offers an academic and professional training for young diplomats and prospective candidates to the Polish foreign service. The Forum”s key program is the Academy of Young Diplomats that brings together around 150 recent graduates every year and prepares them to take competitive entry exams to the Polish Foreign Service and international organizations. The Forum has two internship places available.
The Sobieski Institute
Sobieski Institute is a think tank that conducts multidisciplinary research with the aim of developing creative ideas for reforms and changes in Poland”s public policies. It formulates political and economic strategies and serves as a forum for public debates involving academics, professionals, decision-makers, journalists and other experts. Sobieski Institute implements projects in various areas including defence and security policy, foreign policy, education, energy policy, public finance, technology, communication, law.
Adam Smith Center
is an independent policy and research foundation that promotes studies, research, education and policy-making environment that advance knowledge and practice of free market economy based on the principles of political, economic and legal freedoms, proprietary rights, limited government, and free and responsible civil society.
Office of the Polish Sejm (Lower house of the Polish Parliament)
Chancellery (Office) of the Polish Sejm provides administrative and legal support for the Lower Chamber of the Polish Parliament. Interns work at the European Information and Documentation Center and the Bureau of Research of the Chancellery of the Polish Sejm and learn the procedures and mechanisms of the Polish legislative chamber. This internship can be particularly valuable for young people interested in politics and working at the Capitol one day. [Spoken Polish language will be an advantage]
Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland
Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland is one of the most sought-after internship placements where interns learn about and directly participate in the operation of Poland”s top executive office in its various political engagements. [Spoken Polish language will be an advantage.]
The German Marshall Fund
The The German Marshall Fund (GMF) promotes and strengthens transatlantic cooperation with regard to regional, national, and global challenges in economic, political and security fields. It convenes leaders and members of the policy and business communities, contributes research and analysis on transatlantic topics, and provides exchange opportunities to foster renewed commitment to the transatlantic relationship. GMF is also interested in democratic transitions and supports a number of projects and initiatives to strengthen young democracies. Internship at GMF offers opportunities for gaining greater skills in programmatic functions of the vibrant office in Warsaw, managing database and conducting research on transatlantic and Central European issues. In the statement of purpose (available on the apply form page) interested candidates should elaborate more on how their academic and professional experience is relevant for the internship and what projects they might be interested in working on while interning at GMF. More details regarding internship requirements view here.
Local Activity Support Center
Local Activity Support Center creates and coordinates network of people and institutions that promote local development and activism. The Center supports the notion of people”s self organization and mutual-aid in order to activise local communities. Projects pursued by the Center aim at building local, regional and national communities, enhancing people”s solidarity and local integration and empowering people by coaching them how they can help themselves and become engaged in solving real problems in the communities and neighborhoods they live in.
Foundation in Support of Local Democracy
Foundation in Support of Local Democracy (FSLD) is one of the largest non-governmental, independent and non-profit organizations established as an education foundation to strengthen decentralization reforms in Poland in the 1990s. FSLD”s mission is to promote the idea of civic governance as the fundamental form of democracy. The FSLD is the key institution that supports local democracy and governance by organizing trainings, seminars, workshops and conferences for NGOs” representatives and local government officials and civil servants.
Office of the Mayor of the City of Warsaw
The Warsaw Mayor and its office manage the Warsaw City Hall and current affairs of the city. The Mayor executes the budget, manages the property of the City, represents the City outside, and executes tasks assigned by the Warsaw City Council, which is legislative and decision-making body.[Spoken Polish language is required.]
“Never Again” Association
“Never Again” Association promotes multicultural understanding and contributes to the development of a democratic civicl society in Poland. “NEVER AGAIN” is particularly concerned with the education against racial and ethnic prejudices among young people. The Association”s goals, among others, include: breaking the silence and raising awareness about the problem of racism and xenophobia in contemporary Poland, building a broad and inclusive movement against racism and discrimination and eradicating or marginalizing racist, xenophobic and antisemitic behavior in various spheres of life.
Polish-American Freedom Foundation
Polish-American Freedom Foundation, established by the Polish-American Enterprise Fund, supports the development of civil society, democracy and market economy. The Foundation has been responsible for several important and highly successful programs in education and in civic development of local communities. The Foundation builds programs for smaller NGOs and supports their activities countrywide and in Russia and Ukraine.
Academy for Development of Philanthropy in Poland
Academy for Development of Philanthropy aims at development of NGOs, volunteer and charitable institutions in Poland. The Academy “inspires and helps to act” and allows a group of talented people to lead and support local philanthropic activities across the country. The Foundation”s initiatives include, among others, building activities for senior citizens (50 programs), promoting corporate social responsibility and social entrepreneurship.
Rural Development Foundation
Rural Development Foundation supports economic, social, cultural, educational, pro-environmental projects and initiatives associated with the improvement of the technical infrastructure of rural areas in Poland. Some of the initiatives include: micro loans for small businesses, small business consulting, development of agrotourism, strengthening local democracy and civic activities.
Lech Wałęsa Institute
The “Lech Wałęsa Institute” Foundation (www.ilw.org.pl) is an apolitical non-profit non-governmental organization founded by President Lech Wałęsa in December 1995 as the first such institution in Poland. It has been focusing on the following goals:

to protect national heritage, the tradition of independence and solidarity,
to record the life and activity of Lech Wałęsa,
to carry out research and studies in the most recent history of Poland, this including mainly social movements and concepts of modern patriotism,
to promote a positive image of Poland and the Poles abroad,
to advocate clear and transparent rules in politics and public activity,
to support the state decentralization process and development of various forms of local governments,
to promote dialogue between different cultures and different religions,
to support young people in acquiring the highest possible education,
to protect human rights and support democracy process in societies.

Powszechny Theater
Powszechny Theater was established in 1944. Both theaters perform the world”s most famous classic and contemporary playwrights of Zapolska, Dickens, Shakespeare, Moliere, Gorky, Beckett, Chekhov, etc.[Spoken Polish language will be an advantage.]
Jewish Historical Institute
Jewish Historical Institute is one of the finest Jewish historical institutions in the world and the main institute for research in history and culture of Polish Jewry and Jews in Central and Eastern Europe. It is the largest (over 70,000 volumes) depository of Jewish-related archival documents, books, journals and art objects, including invaluable documents of the Holocaust.
Museum of the History of Polish Jews
Museum of the History of Polish Jews is the place to discover history of Jewish people and their culture. The museum is a modern multimedia center of education and culture.
Polish Red Cross
The main mission of the Polish Red Cross is to prevent and ease people”s suffering and protect the lives and human dignity of victims of violence regardless of race, nationality, gender, religious or political affiliations. Red Cross reaches out to help the weakest groups, from flood victims to homeless in the streets, orphans or elders. It combats racism, violence and offers care and compassion in the community.
Ministry of Labor and Social Policy
Ministry of Labor and Social Policy is responsible, among others, for coordination, development, and implementation of state policies in the field of labor, social dialogue and partnership, social insurance, assistance, health and safety at work, conduct of economic analyses and forecasts and implementation of technical assistance from the European Social Fund of the European Union.
Our Earth Foundation
Our Earth was established in 1994 and its mission is environmental and ecological education. Our Earth coordinates the Clean up the World campaign in Poland and together with local municipalities, schools, businesses and media organizes a number of programs to enhance environmental awareness and protection.