Internship opportunity at the European Movement International – EU Affairs Intern

Photo credit: European Parliament

Photo credit: European Parliament

The European Movement International offers an ongoing internship programme. The EU Affairs Intern will be asked to perform a variety of tasks so he/she can get acquainted with the European Movement’s different areas of work and learn skills in a variety of subjects. He/she will have the opportunity to work on research and analysis, stakeholder management and website management. He/she will also have the opportunity to contribute new ideas to the way we work, and may be asked to accompany the team on trips abroad to other European Movement offices.

 

About the European Movement International
The European Movement is a pan-European, pro-European organisation, present in 39 countries and encompassing over 75 member organisations. We believe in closer European integration and work across our continent to involve Europeans in the great debates of our time, inform policy-makers’ thinking and influence the direction the EU takes.

Roles and Responsibilities
We are looking for a proactive and highly motivated individual with an outgoing personality who will be able to help in the following areas:

Research

  • Preparation of EU news updates and a weekly institutional agenda for members.
  • Assist with research and writing of European Movement policy positions.

Events

  • Provide logistical and organisational support ahead of European Movement events.
  • Support European Movement communications activities around events.

Communications

  • Edit and provide content for the European Movement website.
  • Assist with social media (Twitter and Facebook).
  • Create multimedia content such as infographics and short videos.

Eligibility and requirements
Given that the role will require the individual to interact with a variety of international stakeholders, including high-level policy makers, we expect the following requirements:

General

  • An interest in EU Affairs.
  • Good organisational skills and an ability to cope with fast-changing environments.
  • Strong analytical and writing skills (in English), with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to live and work in Belgium.

Required Languages

  • English.
  • Any other language is an advantage.

Education

  • Currently studying university degree (or higher).

Remuneration
Please note that there is no budget foreseen for this position. As such, candidates are required to be in full time education at the time of their application, and fulfilling a work placement requirement at university, with funding such as an Erasmus grant available to cover their internship.

Contact details
Interested applicants should send a CV and short motivation letter to Nicolas Migeot at secretariat@europeanmovement.eu

Full-time internships run from:

  • September-December: Interested candidates can apply by the end of June.
  • January-July: Interested candidates can apply by the end of November.

Successful candidates will be contacted for interviews.