VACANCY FOR AN INTERNSHIP AT PICUM
PICUM, the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented
Migrants, is a non-governmental organisation that aims to promote the
respect for basic social rights of undocumented migrants in Europe.
PICUM seeks to achieve this aim by providing its members and other
interested parties with expertise, advice and support, by strengthening
networking amongst organisations dealing with undocumented migrants in
Europe, and by formulating recommendations for improving the legal and
social position of these migrants, in accordance with national
constitutions and international treaties.
Interns play an important role in projects and ongoing work of PICUM.
They are offered an opportunity to gain hands-on experience with the
different facets of promoting social and policy change in the area of
human rights for undocumented migrants.
For the period from mid-June to mid-September 2006, the intern will work
on the following projects:
- Update information on PICUM website, maintain and research contact
information on media outlets.
- Newsletter: Collect information and report on human rights of
undocumented migrant in Europe for PICUM's monthly newsletter.
- Collect and update information on the basic social rights of
undocumented migrants in EU Member States.
- Resource center: Update PICUM's library by classifying and entering
into the database various printed materials on undocumented migrants.
- University degree.
- Some knowledge of and an interest in learning more about the issues of
undocumented migrants and migration.
- Very good level of English (oral and written proficiency). Working
knowledge of other EU languages is an asset.
- Able to work independently.
- Strong writing, computer, and telephone skills are preferred.
The internship is full time, and is carried out in PICUM's office in
Starting date: 12 June, 2006
Ending date: 15 September, 2006
Unfortunately, PICUM cannot offer a stipend, but will reimburse local
travel costs to the office in Brussels. The intern can also arrange to
receive academic credit for his/her work (if applicable).
How to Apply:
Please send your CV and cover letter in English by email to the
following address: firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for applying
is Sunday, 28 May, 2006. Interviews will be held with selected
candidates on Wednesday, 31 May, 2006.
PICUM -- Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants
Gaucheretstraat 164, 1030 Brussels Belgium
Tel.: (32-2) 274-1439
Fax: (32-2) 274-1448