Internship in ENAR’s Advocacy Team

ENAR has a permanent staff of nine persons. We welcome interns with a genuine interest in being part of our team and in gaining experience on anti-racism advocacy at the European level. At the same time, we value their insights and appreciate their input and energy.
With the aim of achieving an ethnic and gender balance in its team, ENAR endeavours to provide an optimum social and learning environment to its interns. People from groups affected by racial, ethnic or religious discrimination are particularly encouraged to join our team.


Please note that the internship must be part of university/higher education studies and that we require a written agreement between the intern’s university/school, ENAR and the intern. The internship should be for a period of at least 3 months or longer, is full time (38 hours/week), and is based in the ENAR office in Brussels. Any applications that do not respond to these requirements will not be considered.

Internships are unpaid and ENAR does not provide any financial support.

Start date: beginning of April 2017

Areas of work:

The intern will, depending on workload priorities and interest, be engaged in the following topics:
-  Monitoring legislative and policy developments in the field of employment, non-discrimination, and hate crime and speech to develop ENAR’s advocacy strategy in these fields
-  Support in coordinating an ENAR publication on Antigyspysim
-  Support in disseminating Forgotten Women European and local projects’ outcomes
-  Support in carrying out advocacy strategies to fight against Islamophobia, Antigypsyism, Afrophobia, and Antisemitism
-  Supporting the implementation of ENAR’s strategy on Equality Data Collection

Qualifications required:

- Relevant higher education degree in social/political sciences, law, or humanities
- Knowledge and familiarity with EU law and policy on non-discrimination, and decision-making procedures of the EU institutions
- Fluent written and spoken English is essential
- Knowledge of written and spoken French is an advantage
- Good computer skills – familiarity with the Microsoft package
- Ability to present data and complex issues in a comprehensible and media-friendly language
- Diligence, accuracy and attention to detail
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
- Committed and flexible team-player, able to work in a multicultural environment
- Committed to the struggle against racism and the promotion of equal rights
- Enthusiastic individual with good sense of humour

How to apply?

The deadline for applications is 27 March 2017. Please send your CV (Europass template) and cover letter in English by email to:, with ‘Advocacy Intern’ in the subject line. Interested applicants should specify an estimated date by which they would be able to start the internship. Interviews with the best candidates may be held by telephone or Skype.

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