Vacancy for a research intern from February 2017

With the aim of achieving an ethnic and gender balance in its team, ENAR endeavours to provide an optimum social and learning environment to all of its interns. People from groups affected by racial, ethnic or religious discrimination are especially encouraged to join our team.

Interested applicants should send their application with an estimated date by which they would be able to start the internship.

Applications, including a CV and a cover letter are to be sent to ENAR, 67 Rue Ducale
5th floor B-1000 Brussels, or by email to:

Deadline for applications is 30 November 2016 (midnight Belgian time)


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 4 months. Please note that internships are unpaid.

Tasks to be performed by the intern during the internship

The intern would support the Senior Research Officer and the Secretariat based on ENAR’s current work programme. Key activities include:

- Undertaking specific research concerning relevant topics at EU and national levels concerning racism, equal treatment and other related issues
- Drafting factsheets, infographics and displaying data in a meaningful way using text, video or other formats
- Updating and monitoring the ENAR anti-racism database that includes data on racism and discrimination
- Supporting in the design and administration of conferences, events and relevant meetings
- Updating and monitoring ENAR’s advocacy calendar
- Participating in any other tasks related to the post as deemed necessary and appropriate by the Director, Deputy Directors and Officers according to the particular skills and competencies of the intern

Qualifications required

- University degree in political science, international relations, or migration and diaspora studies
- A good understanding of different research methods and strong knowledge of data visualization, infographics and data reporting is a distinct advantage.
- Excellent English proficiency with proven writing skills
- Good knowledge of human rights, discrimination, anti-racism and the European institutions
- Diligence, accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines
- Committed and flexible team-player, able to work in a multicultural environment
- Committed to the struggle against racism and the promotion of equal rights.


ENAR has a permanent staff team of less than ten persons and as such, interns become fully integrated and key team players. We have always welcomed interns because we value their insight as newcomers to the team and appreciate their suggestions.

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