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Traineeship / Internship Vacancy in the Coimbra Group Office! Apply until 30.11.2023

The Coimbra Group is looking for a Master's or recent graduate student for an internship to join its international team in the Brussels office. Are you creative, well-organized and ready for a professional adventure? Apply!

Traineeship/Internship period: 6 months, from January 2024 through end June 2024 (flexible dates and duration).


  • MA student or recent MA graduate, eligible to participate in the Erasmus+ internship programme of their university or equivalent scheme;
  • Preferably trained in Business Administration, Communication, European Studies (or similar). Other profiles are encouraged to apply as well;
  • An experience in social media management and/or content writing for websites and social media channels and/or an interest for data analysis are all assets for the position;
  • Have excellent written and spoken English (C1 level). Other EU languages an asset;  Be a confident user of Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Basic skills with graphic tools to create visuals (such as Canva) is an asset; 
  • Have an interest in working in an international environment and being introduced to the daily functioning of a small Brussels-based, not-for-profit association. This includes dealing with a wide variety of tasks from purely technical/administrative to policy-related tasks;
  • Being comfortable working in a small team and using own initiative.

Description of tasks:

  • Assist with the management of the CG Scholarship Programmes for young researchers from Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa and the European Neighbourhood;
  • Support the CG Office staff in the preparation of documents and in the organisation of events, meetings and other activities as necessary;
  • Attend and report on meetings related to higher education & research cooperation and policies (in Brussels and online);
  • Assist with communication activities including writing and uploading content for the CG website, monthly newsletters and social media platforms;
  • Assist with the organisation of an online meeting with the communication departments of all CG member universities (preparatory material, minutes, follow-up actions).

How to aply?

Provide a CV and a motivation letter in English explaining why you are interested in this traineeship/internship and what your strengths are. Send the documents at until 30.11.2023 (in the title of the message enter `COIMBRA-Traineeship / Internship Vacancy`)! Attach the submitted documents with a signed and scanned declaration of familiarity with the information obligation regarding the processing of personal data.Selected candidates will be qualified for the next stages of recruitment process conducted by the Coimbra Group.

Before applying please read the details of the offer and the rules of application!