Internship in Roma rights

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11 Oct 2017

The European Roma Information Office (ERIO) is an European advocacy organisation that promotes political and public discussion on Roma issues by providing information to the EU institutions, civil society and governments. Through its wide network, it aims to combat racist discrimination and social exclusion of Roma by awareness raising, lobbying and policy development. www.erionet.eu - www.facebook.com/erionet.eu - www.twitter.com/ERIO_EU

ERIO is currently looking for a motivated intern to join our team in Brussels. We have a vacancy for a full-time internship starting ASAP until 28 February 2018.

Responsibilities:

  • Carrying out research on EU and national politics with regards to Roma issues and in the fields of anti-discrimination and social inclusion
  • Assisting with current projects
  • Assisting with drafting of publications
  • Supporting the information programme (e.g. e-news, newsletters, press releases, etc)
  • Assisting with the organisation of events
  • Proofreading, editing and/or translating texts
  • Supporting the maintenance of ERIO's database
  • Supporting the updating of ERIO’s website

Required profile:

  • Excellent English verbal and writing skills
  • Fluency in French
  • Highly motivated, helpful and dedicated individual, able to take responsibility and initiative as part of a small office team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Reporting skills
  • Commitment to the promotion of Roma inclusion and human rights
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Roma issues, discrimination/human rights and of European Union policies and institutions is an asset
  • IT and computer skills

Offer:

Internships are unpaid. However, we can offer you the possibility to:

  • Gain knowledge on lobbying with European institutions on anti-discrimination and social inclusion issues
  • Become familiar with EU policies on Roma, human rights and anti-discrimination issues
  • Become familiar with the landscape of Brussels-based NGOs
  • Work in an international and multicultural environment
  • Gain knowledge on fundraising issues

Whenever possible and depending on ERIO’s annual work programme, we try to satisfy the trainee’s needs and professional interests during the internship to ensure they get the most out of this experience.

Conditions:

  • The candidate must be a student and be able to provide an official internship agreement from his/her university
  • The internship would be fulfilling part of a university study requirement
  • Insurance and costs are to be covered by the university or the student

Duration:

Please provide your availability dates for the internship in your motivation letter.

How to apply:

If you are interested in this internship, please send your CV and a motivation letter stating your interest and suitability for the position, and how you meet the required criteria to: marta.pinto@erionet.eu. More information here: http://www.erionet.eu/internships.

Please note that any applications that do not respond to the requirements above will not be considered. Written notifications will only be sent to shortlisted candidates

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