Internship: Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented
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Sat May 13 17:26:19 EDT 2006
From: Christine Lenz <administration at picum.org>
The Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants
(PICUM) is currently inviting applications for its internship program for
June-September 2006. The deadline for applications is May 28th.
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
Further information about working as an intern at PICUM is included
below (also available at www.picum.org). Please feel free to forward
this message to anyone you think might be interested in applying.
PICUM/Gaucheretstraat 164/1030 Brussels
Vacancy for an Internship at PICUM
PICUM, the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants,
is a non-governmental organization 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
organizations 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
Tasks: 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.
Intern Candidate Profile:
- 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
Timeframe: The internship is full time, and is carried out in PICUM's office
Starting date: 12 June 2006
Ending date: 15 September 2006
Terms: 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: administration at picum.org. The deadline for applying
is Sunday, May 28th. Interviews will be held with selected candidates on
Wednesday, May 31st.
PICUM - Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants
1030 Brussels Belgium
Tel. +32/2/274.14.39 Fax +32/2/274.14.48
Email : info at picum.org Website: http://www.picum.org
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