Vacancy: Paid Internship | JPI OCEANS

Vacancy: Paid Internship

2021.12.24

Vacancy: Paid Internship

The JPI Oceans secretariat is looking for a motivated intern in support of its tasks and activities. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a small, dynamic, international team working towards sustainable seas and oceans, and be immersed in the European research and innovation sphere? We would love to hear from you!

 

Key responsibilities:

The intern will support the work of the JPI Oceans Secretariat, under the supervision of secretariat staff. The main portfolio items designated to the intern include:

  • Support the implementation of Strategic engagement-related activities, in particular the All-Atlantic Ocean Youth Ambassadors initiative under the AANChOR-CSA;
  • Support the implementation of our Joint Actions, including assisting with the organisation of meetings and workshops;
  • Assist in communication and outreach activities as needed (drafting news items, social media posts, newsletter, PPT slides, brochures, reports…)

 

Requirements:

  • A degree or relevant experience in Marine or Maritime Sciences, relevant natural or social sciences, Political science, European Studies, International Law, Communication or related fields;
  • Strong interest in national and EU research policy and marine and maritime research;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English. Knowledge of French and/or other European languages an asset;
  • Self-motivated and able to take responsibility and initiative;
  • Able to manage competing deadlines while supporting different projects;
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to synthesize information;
  • Good knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);
  • Willingness to be temporarily based in Brussels should office life become possible again

 

JPI Oceans offers:

  • The opportunity to work in an international organization with a dynamic multi-cultural team
  • Opportunities to collaborate with external colleagues on European and international science and innovation projects;
  • The opportunity to be part of a small, dynamic and diverse Brussels-based secretariat team;
  • Immersion into the European research & innovation and science-policy processes
  • The possibility to agree on a self-contained project as a particular focus of the internship

 

To apply:

Please send your application by 20 January 2021 to Lavinia Giulia Pomarico (lavinia.giulia.pomarico@jpi-oceans.eu), whom you may also contact in case you have questions. The application should be submitted as one pdf file including a max. 1 page-long letter outlining your motivation and relevant experience for the position and your CV, with the subject line: "Internship Application: Full Name".

 

Conditions:

  • Starting date: as soon as possible, February 2022
  • Duration : Minimum of 4 months (please indicate in the letter your preference)
  • € 796,90 per month under the Belgian contract ‘Convention d’Insertion Professionnelle’ + meal voucher contribution (6.91 EUR per day).
  • Brussels public transport costs will be reimbursed

 

Location:

Remote and/or Rue du Trône 4, 1000 Brussels, subject to COVID-19 pandemic developments.


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