[URBANTH-L]Student Internship at Platform for International
Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants
jancius at ohio.edu
Thu Jan 25 12:58:30 EST 2007
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
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
For the period from February - May 2007, the intern will work on the
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
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.
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.
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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