Internship in the Advocacy (Migration) and Networking Department

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 and networking at the European level. At the same time, we value their insights and appreciate their input and energy.

ENAR offers an internship which will provide an insight on ENAR’s:

  • political lobbying and advocacy activities at European level
  • campaigns and projects related to networking
  • membership and network development

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 encouraged to join our team.


Please note that the internship must be part of university 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 will be 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: as soon as possible.

The intern will be involved in the following tasks:

  • Supporting ENAR’s strategic objectives related to migration and community mobilisation
  • Supporting ENAR’s advocacy and lobbying activities related to the EU migration agenda
  • Supporting ENAR’s campaigns and projects related to networking and to advocacy on migration/integration
  • Following up ENAR’s members application process (registration/data base/website/communication)
  • Promoting ENAR membership at the regional and national levels
  • Developing new ENAR tools in support of network development (lay-out work etc.)
  • Drafting background information sheets for members, stakeholders and project partners
  • Attending relevant external meetings as appropriate
  • Assisting with any administrative/editing/miscellaneous tasks as required from all ENAR staff.


To be eligible candidates should meet the following requirements:

  • University degree in law, political science or human rights;
  • English proficiency with distinctive and proven writing skills (fluency in French is a distinct advantage);
  • Strong drafting skills;
  • Diligence, accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Committed and flexible team-player, able to work in a multicultural environment;
  • Committed to the struggle against racism and the promotion of equal rights;
  • An understanding of the European decision making process;
  • An understanding of human rights, anti-racism, anti-discrimination, advocacy and campaigning.

How to apply?

The deadline for applications is 1 February 2017. Please send your CV (Europass template) and cover letter in English by email to the following address: Interviews with the best candidates may be held by telephone or Skype.

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