[URBANTH-L]Internship: PICUM, Platform for International Cooperation
on Undocumented Migrants
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Tue Jun 3 14:44:30 EDT 2008
Vacancy for an Internship at PICUM
September September-December 2008
PICUM, the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants,
nongovernmental organization that aims to promote the respect for basic
social rights of
undocumented migrants in Europe. PICUM seeks to achieve this aim by
members and other interested parties with expertise, advice and support, by
networking amongst organizations dealing with undocumented migrants in
Europe, and by
formulating recommendations for improving the legal and social position of
in accordance with national constitutions and international treaties.
Tasks: Interns play an important role in projects and ongoing work of PICUM.
offered an opportunity to gain hands-on experience with the different facets
social and policy change in the area of human rights for undocumented
For the period from September-December 2008, the intern will contribute to
in the following areas:
. Newsletter Newsletter: Collect information and report on human rights of
migrants in Europe for PICUM's monthly newsletter. Manage contact with
translators and proofreaders for newsletter.
. EU project on preventing discrimination discrimination-based violence
children children: Provide support to project officer in the final editing,
reviewing of layout
and translation of publication before printing; provide assistance in the
of the final conference to be held in December 2008.
. EU projects on access to health care services for undocumented migrants
"Clandestino: Counting the Uncountable": Provide research support to program
officers where necessary.
. Update information on PICUM website and database database, maintain and
information on media outlets.
. Funding development development: Update and compile new contacts for
database of foundations
and other funding sources, and provide assistance where needed in completing
. Update PICUM's library by classifying and entering into the database
materials on undocumented migrants.
. PICUM membership membership: provide support by processing ongoing
gathering information about members to put on website.
. 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
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
Starti Starting date: ng September 1, 2008
Ending date: December 31, 2008
Terms: Unfortunately, PICUM cannot offer a stipend, but will reimburse local
costs to the office in Brussels.
Please send your CV and cover letter in English by 18 July 2008 to:
administration at picum.org. More information about PICUM is available at
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