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Internship: Amnesty International is offering internship position Location: #Brussels #Belgium DL: 3 June 2012


Traineeships September 2012 - July 2013
The Amnesty International European Institutions Office offers several traineeships, for all of which the following applies:
Starting date: 15 September 2012 (until mid-July 2013)
Duration: 10 months
Final day for application is 3 June 2012 (no applications will be accepted after midnight that day).
The traineeships on offer cover the following areas (please find a traineeship description for each specific position):

1. Assistant for EU Common Foreign and Security Policy/External Relations (focusing on Africa, Asia and Americas)
Date of interviews: to be confirmed, shortlisted candidates will be informed individually
Traineeship description (CFSP),
2. Assistant for EU Common Foreign and Security Policy/External Relations (focusing on Wider Europe, Middle East and Central Asia)
Date of interviews: to be confirmed, shortlisted candidates will be informed individually
Traineeship description (CFSP),
3. Asylum & Migration Policies Assistant
Date of interviews: week of 9 July, shortlisted candidates will be informed individually
Traineeship description (Asylum & Migration)
4. Campaign Assistant on Discrimination
Date of interviews: 18-19 July, shortlisted candidates will be informed individually
Traineeship description (Discrimination)
5. Assistant for Business and Human Rights and Roma Inclusion
Date of interviews: week of 9 July, shortlisted candidates will be informed individually
Traineeship description (ESCR)
6. Media and Communications Assistant
Date of interviews: to be confirmed, shortlisted candidates will be informed individually
Traineeship description (Media)
7. Assistant for Justice and Home Affairs
Date of interviews: to be confirmed, shortlisted candidates will be informed individually
Traineeship description (JHA)

The training progamme on offer comprises:
• In depth training in the specific area of work of the Executive Officer the trainees is assigned to, including research work, representation and participation in meetings
• Training on Amnesty International’s work in general and human rights, with a focus on the European Union and Council of Europe contexts
• Training on lobbying and advocacy techniques with a focus on the European Union and Council of Europe contexts
• Training on IT applications and website maintenance
• Media Training
• Career advice and mock interview
You will be offered a “contract d’immersion professionnel”, making this a paid position (at present this is paid € 736,23 per month). In order to qualify for this contract, you must hold a work permit for Belgium or be allowed to work in Belgium. (For further information, please see: http://www.brussels.irisnet.be/working-and-doing-business/working/working-as-a-foreign-national)
Please send the application form only (only these will be considered; please indicate clearly which traineeship you are applying for) by e-mail in English to internships@amnesty.eu.
For further information, please contact:
Albert Gans
Amnesty International European Institutions Office
rue de Trèves 35
B-1040 Brussels
Tel. : +32 (0) 2 548.27.62