Internship at the European Historic Houses Association, Belgium

Publish Date: Nov 09, 2015

Deadline: Nov 13, 2015

The European Historic Houses Association is looking for an intern, for a period ofminimum six months, starting December 7, 2015. A small financial compensation of €400, – is provided.
Deadline for applications is November 13, 2015!

The European Historic Houses Association is the Brussels-based voice of privately owned historic houses and gardens to the European institutions. Its membership comprises 22 national associations, representing no less than 50,000 private historic houses. Its goals are:

  • to promote European cooperation regarding the conservation of historic houses and gardens;
  • to provide a platform for the exchange of information and support for national historic house associations;
  • to promote interest in the historical, aesthetic, educational, environmental, economic and social aspects of historic houses and gardens;
  • to promote the extension and improvement of current historic houses, parks, gardens and estates to enable society as a whole to enjoy their attractions, beauty and story.

Profile and Qualifications:

  • Excellent command of English and French, both spoken and written.
  • A good command of German is also required;
  • Degree in European Affairs, Political Science, History and Cultural Heritage;
  • Good knowledge of and interested in cultural heritage, European policy and the role of interest groups;
  • Good communication skills
  • Organized, motivated;
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural team.

    Important!! The candidate must be covered by an internship agreement, which ensures that the internship is done during his or her education, or within one year after graduation!


  • Event-organisation, including a programme of visits to historic houses in Austria;
  • Administrative and secretarial tasks;
  • Contact and liaison with member organizations from across Europe
  • Monitor EU legislation regarding issues affecting the organization
  • Assist in the coordination of lobby campaigns
  • Maintenance and development of the website and social media
  • Writing of reports, newsletters, articles, …
  • Attending and reporting on external meetings and conferences (notably at the EU institutions)

Please send your CV and cover letter to Ms. Delphine Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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