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2 full-time paid internship positions at the European Women’s Lobby

[Brussels, 21 June 2018] This call concerns two full-time paid internship positions, to support the EWL Secretariat in Brussels, and in particular to support the work of the Policy and Campaigns Hub in advocating for legal and policy developments at the level of EU Institutions, coordinating international working groups and supporting our members’ national level campaigns.

During the 6 month period September 2018-March 2019, the 2 internships will focus on one of the following two particular policy areas. You will have an opportunity on the application form to specify which role(s) you are interested in:

  • Women in power: our European Parliament 2019 election campaign and a special focus on combatting violence against women online;
  • Feminist economics: supporting our work on women’s financial and economic independence.

The interns will work in the EWL Secretariat in Brussels, and will support our Policy and Campaigns Hub (PCH). The PCH plays a central role in EWL external work through EWL campaigns and policy/advocacy work. The PCH’s role is to transform EWL vision and priorities into strategies/campaigns/advocacy to reach EWL goals. We develop campaigns with our members, and identify and implement, strategies, actions and strategic alliances.

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Job Description and Application Form Internships EWL

Interested candidates are requested to submit the completed application form and return it by e-mail to: mentioning in the subject line ‘Application for paid internship Policy and Campaigns 2018 YOUR NAME’.

Closing date for applications is 11 July 2018 at midnight CET.

We regret that, due to the high number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Interviews of shortlisted candidates will be held on 17-18 July 2018.

Interviews through Skype can be envisaged.

The ideal candidate should be able to start on 3 September 2018.

EWL is absolutely committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background. We value diversity and lived experience, and acknowledge the underrepresentation of people from certain backgrounds, both within our organisation and across civil society. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and/or minority ethnic people; people with disabilities; people with a migrant background and people from the LGBT+ community. Applicants must be able to work and reside in Belgium. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees and members feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential.

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