MACN Internship Autumn 2024

The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) is a global business network working towards the vision of a maritime industry free of corruption that enables fair trade to the benefit of society at large. Established by a small group of committed maritime companies, MACN has grown to include over 200 members globally and has become one of the pre-eminent examples of collective action to tackle corruption.

Position Overview
MACN is seeking to engage talented interns for our Copenhagen office for the Autumn semester of 2024. Internship candidates should have a strong interest in working with companies to integrate Anti-Corruption, compliance, and risk analysis into business strategies and further MACN’s mission to eliminate corruption in maritime trade.

We are looking for someone who exhibits analytical thinking, curiosity, and a passion for business integrity, with excellent oral and written presentation and interpersonal skills. Internship candidates should be enrolled in a postgraduate program and must be eligible to receive credits/points from the internship. The internship is ideally full time for 6 months, but this can be modified according to the student’s situation and the prospect of receiving credits from your university (4 months as a minimum).


  • Research and analysis: Conduct primary and secondary research on a broad spectrum of market, stakeholder, and policy issues, collect donor intilligence for pentential funders, and perform rigorous quantitative and qualitative analysis of data and information.
  • Working with data: A variety of data analysis tasks like data wrangling and mining and creating dynamic visualizations using spreadsheets and databases like Excel or other cloud databases.
  • Advisory services: Collaborate with MACN’s staff and work with a global membership and clients to assist on projects and collaborative initiatives.
  • Writing and communications: Prepare and/or edit written reports and briefs targeted at a business audience and develop and deliver written and oral presentations.
  • MACN Member management: Support MACN’s events including our Fall Meeting in Kuala Lumpur 2024.
  • MACN Tools development: Show a keen interest in developing and improving MACN integrity tools.

What do we require?

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree, strong academic and professional record, and current enrolment in relevant postgraduate program.
  • Skills: Exceptional oral and written English, research, presentation, organization, facilitation, and interpersonal skills. The candidate also needs to show analytical skills, critical thinking, and attention to detail.
  • Technical expertise: Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word). Working knowledge of databases and data analytical tools is an advantage.
  • Interest or experience in: Maritime industry, Anti-Corruption, and/or compliance work.

What do we offer?
This intern will receive a monthly compensation of 3000 DKK in accordance with applicable rules. Lunch will be provided during the internship program. The intern will have the opportunity to gain valuable experiences and develop their career, including:

  • Collaborate with staff members at all levels of the organisation.
  • Contribute ideas with the potential to see them translated into real solutions.
  • Integrate theory and practice.
  • Develop communication, interpersonal and other critical skills which are valuable after graduation.
  • Support MACN during our biannual Member Meeting in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) in November.
  • Contribute to MACN’s in-country Collective Action projects.

Application deadline and questions
The application deadline is April 1, 2024. Please send your cover letter, CV, and other relevant documentation to and title your email “Internship MACN, Autumn 2024”.

We review applications on an ongoing basis, and reserve the right to remove the add when we have found the right candidate.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact the team at The internship will commence in August 2024, exact date TBD upon agreement.

MACN is committed to developing an inclusive work environment where diversity of thought, style, culture, and skill and is valued in support of individual performance and potential, as well as our goals and mission.

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