[URBANTH-L]Student Internship at Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants

Angela Jancius jancius at ohio.edu
Thu Jan 25 12:58:30 EST 2007

Vacancy for an Internship at PICUM

February-May 2007

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 

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 February - May 2007, the intern will work on the 
following projects:

Newsletter: Collect information and report on human rights of undocumented 
migrants in Europe for PICUM's monthly newsletter.
Maintain database and research additional contact from PICUM members on 
media correspondents.
Update PICUM's library by classifying and entering into the database various 
printed materials on undocumented migrants. Update information on PICUM 
website, maintain and research contact information on media outlets.
PICUM membership: provide support to PICUM staff in annual recruitment drive 
of new affiliated and ordinary members.
Provide research support within the framework of PICUM's EU projects on 
access to health care for undocumented migrants and on fighting 
discrimination-based violence against undocumented minors in Europe.

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) and working 
knowledge of French. Other EU languages 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:                   16/02/2007
Ending date:           31/05/2007

Unfortunately, PICUM cannot offer a stipend, but will reimburse local travel 
costs to the office in Brussels.

Contact Information:
Please send your CV and cover letter in English by E-Mail to Michele Levoy, 
PICUM director: administration at picum.org by 1 February 2007. More 
information about PICUM is available at http://www.picum.org. 

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