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    • ECDHR - European Centre for Democracy and Human Rights
    • Brussels, Belgium
    • Internship/Traineeship

Advocacy Intern

  • ECDHR - European Centre for Democracy and Human Rights
Brussels, Belgium
Internship/Traineeship
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  • ECDHR - European Centre for Democracy and Human Rights
Brussels, Belgium
Internship/Traineeship
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To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: habdulla@ecdhr.org


The European Centre for Democracy and Human Rights (ECDHR) is seeking creative, organized, passionate, and hard-working applicants for a six-month Advocacy Internship based in Brussels, Belgium. Through this program, interns can expect to gain valuable hands-on international advocacy experience through working with the European Parliament and the European Union. We are happy to work with students seeking academic course credit for their work. This is a remote or in-person, unpaid internship that reports directly to the Executive Director.

MAIN ACTIVITIES:

  • Conduct research on regionally-focused human rights crises and issues in the Arab Gulf region and their relations to the international human rights legal framework;

  • Draft policy papers, briefing documents, and advocacy letters to support ECDHR’s mission;

  • Assist in ECDHR’s advocacy at the European Parliament, including through outreach and meetings;

  • Attend and report on events, briefings, and other relevant meetings during European Parliament sessions;

  • Support social media activities and provide administrative support where needed.


KEY SKILLS:

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;

  • Motivation, strong organizational skills, and ability to be self-starting;

  • Proficiency at Microsoft Office and social media platforms, in particular Twitter;

  • Ability to commit to 40 hours per week.


EDUCATION:

  • Undergraduate degree in Political Science, International Relations, Law or related field.


LANGUAGES AND LOCATION:

  • Candidates must be fluent in written and spoken English;

  • Candidates must be based in Brussels.


HOW TO APPLY:

For more information about ECDHR, see www.ecdhr.org.

Please send us your CV and cover letter in PDF format named SURNAME_Name_CV-CL to habdulla@ecdhr.org with subject line Brussels Advocacy Intern.
Apply now

Apply for this job

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: habdulla@ecdhr.org

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