Description of the organisation:
ENAR is a pan-European network of anti-racism NGOs combining Europe-wide advocacy for racial equality and the facilitation of cooperation among civil society anti-racist actors everywhere in Europe. This two-pronged approach makes ENAR a strong and effective advocate on racism and related discrimination in European capitals as well as in Brussels, while maintaining the link with the people directly affected by ethnic, racial and religious discrimination. ENAR knows and understands the situation on the ground and translates this understanding into concrete and successful policy proposals and initiatives. The organisation was set up in 1998 by grassroots activists on a mission to achieve legal changes at European level and make decisive progress towards racial equality in all EU Member States.
An internship at ENAR offers an opportunity to gain hands-on experience of the different aspects of working in an international NGO for equality. This specific internship (6 months between January-July 2016) is based on a professional immersion agreement (CIP) and thus remunerated in conformity with Belgian legal prescriptions.
The intern will support ENAR’s advocacy against Islamophobia as a specific form of discrimination. During this period, the intern will have the opportunity to assist the ENAR team, and in particular the Policy Officer and Director, in the following tasks:
Time frame of the internship
The internship will cover 6 months between January-July 2016 and is fulltime (38 hours/week). Daily from 9 am to 5 pm, and to be carried out at the ENAR office in Brussels. Interns may occasionally be invited to participate in meetings on weekends.
This internship position is based on a professional immersion agreement (CIP) and can under Belgian law only be filled by persons who finished their studies and are unemployed. Applications from students will not be taken into consideration. Gross remuneration per month is € 1,000 + lunch vouchers.
How to apply
Please send your CV (Europass template) and cover letter in English by email to the following address: email@example.com. The deadline for applications is 22 November 2015 (midnight CET). Interviews with the best candidates will be organised between 25 November and 4 December and may be held by telephone or Skype.