Apply for Internship

Application close: 30 August 2019
Commences: 9 September 2019 –  29 November 2019
Internship Type: Unpaid
Location: Brussels

 

Vocal Europe is offering an internship position at its Brussels office. The candidate should have a strong interest in research.

Vocal Europe is a Brussels-based Think-Tank dedicated to research and communication in Europe and its neighborhood. Through high-quality research h and original analyses, Vocal Europe takes a closer look at developments related to Iran, Israel, Russia, Turkey, and the Western Balkans. Along with its research programsevent seriesMonday Talks, and Vocal Cast;  Vocal Europe also makes powerful use of its social media tools- Twitter – Facebook, and it provides research and analysis on current debates in European affairs. More information at: www.vocaleurope.eu 

Our interns are an integral part of our team. Team projects are all-hands-on-deck. The positions are unpaid, but candidates will have the opportunity to gain valuable skills, experience, and professional knowledge.

We pride ourselves on being an independent unaffiliated entity, which seeks to encourage genuine debate on EU policies. As such we are looking for an energetic intern to help us in our research activities. This internship will also consist of support and assistance in the publication, communication, and advocacy activities of Vocal Europe.

The duration of the internship will be 3 months, i.e. from 9 September 2019 to 29 November 2019. The period can be further extended for an additional month.

Requested Qualifications:

For this position, the Candidates:

*Must hold at least M.A Degree or equivalent.

*Must demonstrate interest in the foreign policy of the European Union (Iran, Israel, Russia, Turkey, the Western Balkans) and the core mission of Vocal Europe.

*Must possess excellent writing and editing skills in English.

*Proficiency in other European language is highly preferred.

*Must be a fast learner, proactive, creative, able to work independently

Your tasks would include:

*Compose an article each week under the supervision of one of the policy analysts for the publication

*Engaging research efforts for at least two policy papers during the internship for the publication

*Active planning and creation of social media content of Twitter and Facebook to engage with and grow our audience

*Produce and edit layout and graphics (info-graphics, videos, flyers and so on); assisting to our Monday Talks and Vocal Cast series with key political figures ;

*Update and maintenance of Vocal Europe’s website;

*Draft and send out newsletters;

*Providing support to the meetings with partners and potential partners including civil society organizations, companies, and think tanks;

 

Before applying, we encourage applicants to see Vocal Europe’s web-page and our activities in order to familiarize with our working method. The letter of motivation of the candidate should reflect Vocal Europe’s requirements. Also, send us your CV to internship@vocaleurope.eu with the heading ‘Application for Internship’.