Science Education Department Traineeships - 2 positions

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27 Jan 2018


European Schoolnet is looking for two interns (see here) to join our Science Education Department in Brussels (Ref. SciEduDept-LFTI). This position will be a highly active, hands-on role and will give an excellent opportunity to get to grips with a range of issues in project management of science projects and work in an international environment liaising with colleagues and partners from all over Europe.
This list is for indicative purposes only. It will be adapted to meet the priorities of the organisation and in response to skills demonstrated by the intern. Tasks will include:
  • coordinating communities of teachers/schools/STEM professionals and providing ongoing online support for them
  • providing support to project manager in tasks such as: event coordination and management, online courses (MOOCs) creation, platform/website coordination, project administrative issues
  • liaising and following-up with partners and subcontractors (e.g. teachers, European institutions, graphic designers, hotels, etc.)
  • providing support in webinars and online meetings
  • drafting articles, letters, minutes and reports
  • Very good spoken and written English plus at least one other EU language.
  • Masters’ degree preferably in education, science, or science communication, with strong motivation on the following areas: Science Education, ICT in Education and European funded projects.
  • Good understanding of IT tools (minimum MS Office), ideally also Adobe Connect, Google docs, Moodle, OpenOffice, etc.
  • Experience in writing articles/letters/papers/reports and planning agendas/meetings
  • Very good organizational skills since success in this role will depend upon forward planning and proactivity.
  • Attention to detail and being able to work independently is critical.
  • Candidates should be enthusiastic with the desire to learn and maintain a high level of quality in their work.
He or she should:
  • be ready to start the internship in January 2018
  • like working hard and learning every day
  • thrive working in a fast paced international environment
  • you are interested in a project coordination career path, working with teachers and have a self-sufficient and proactive nature.
European Schoolnet ( is the network of 34 Ministries of Education from across Europe, leading educational innovation at European level. As a major international think tank, European Schoolnet operates key European services in education on behalf of member Ministries of Education, the European Commission, and industry partners. European Schoolnet’s activities are divided among three areas of work:
  • Providing concrete evidence and data in the area of innovation in education on which to base policy recommendations;
  • Supporting schools and teachers in their teaching practices;
  • Developing and sustaining a network of schools engaged in innovative teaching and learning approaches.
  • Duration: 6 months’ internships starting on January 2018.
  • Deadline for applications: until the positions are filled.
  • Benefits: a stipend of 1000 €/month net will be allocated for the duration of the internships.
  • Location: European Schoolnet, Rue de Treves, 61, Brussels, Belgium.
Please send your CV and motivation letter in English to and The motivation letter should show how your background and interests fit the tasks planned for this internship. Make sure to include the Vacancy Reference in the subject of the email and file names.
  • Interviews will take place as soon as possible either in Brussels or at distance. 
  • Due to the volume of applications, we regret to be able to only notify pre-selected candidates. 

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