Policy and Program Intern at the European Foundation Centre

Policy and Program Intern at the European Foundation Centre
I want to kick-start my career, learn new skills and build a CV I’m proud of!
I want to immerse myself in the heart of Europe, learn a new language, and experience a different culture!
I want to be selected for a year’s internship at the European Foundation Centre!
If we grabbed your attention, you’re probably the smart, dynamic, motivated student or graduate that we’d like to offer a year’s internship to in the EFC’s Policy Department from September 2016 for 1 year.
Position responsibilities
  • Assisting in the organisation and follow-up of department meetings and other administrative tasks relating to the activities of the department (e.g. management of logistics, background documentation, report writing)
  • Developing and keeping-up-to date databases (e.g. Entering data, creating mailing lists, etc.)
  • Conducting specific research in the areas of work of the department (e.g. drafting fact sheets, updating documents, etc)
  • Assisting in the organisation and follow-up of events (e.g. preparation of pre-reading materials, registration and assistance to participants, drafting and sending of evaluation questionnaires ,etc)
  • Engaging in work with other EFC departments and supporting Leadership team as requested
  • Fulfilling reception duties, supporting the organisation of events taking place in Philanthropy House and occasionally elsewhere if promoted by EFC
The successful applicant should
  • Be an undergraduate or post graduate student
  • Have an interest in Policy issues and a commitment to the work of the not for profit and civil    society sector
  • Have very good organisational, communication and writing skills (essential)
  • Be fluent in English (knowledge of other European languages is an asset)
  • Have strong computer skills (word processing, spread sheets, data bases)
  • Be creative and enthusiastic
  • Have the ability to work independently and as part of a team
A bit about us
The European Foundation Centre, based in Brussels, is the platform for and champion of institutional philanthropy – with a focus on Europe, but also with an eye to the global philanthropic landscape.
We are an international network of 200+ member foundations working in areas as diverse as culture, migration, health, socio-economic development and employment, scientific excellence, civil and human rights, environment…
Why not make an EFC internship the perfect start to your career?

How to Apply?
Send your CV and a cover letter by 20th July 2016 to jobs@efc.be and mention “Policy and Program Intern” in the subject line. For more information about EFC internships, please clich here, check out our Facebook, and Twitter accounts to see what we’re all about!
Please note that EFC will only respond to candidates selected for interviews.