Programme Assistant

The EPC is looking for a Programme Assistant (equivalent to a paid internship) to join its European Migration and Diversity Programme, for a period of 6 months, starting in September/October.

This is an entry-level position targeted at recent graduates or graduates having acquired first work experience through internships.

The successful candidate should have a demonstrated knowledge of and interest in EU migration and asylum policies, e.g., through prior internships or course choices, a solid academic background, a good understanding of EU institutions and decision-making processes, and an interest in organising events and carrying out desk research on various topics related to EU immigration policies.

The candidate should have the following profile:

  • Post-graduate degree in political science or law
  • Previous relevant work experience in policy analysis, organising events and research (internship would suffice) would be a plus
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills
  • Strong interest in European affairs
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Self-disciplined, able to work both independently and in a multinational team
  • Dynamic, flexible, reliable and attentive to details
  • Fluency in English (oral and written, native speaker level)

Main duties:

  • Supporting EPC analysts in organising events (including drafting event proposals, invitations and programmes, contacting speakers, assisting during the events)
  • Background research, analysis of data and support in writing publications
  • Support in writing project and funding proposals.

Candidates who meet the above requirements should send by e-mail a short motivation letter together with a CV to Maral Bedrossian (Ms), Please mention EMDPA in the subject line.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 10 September 2019.