Internship within the European Commission for Young Roma University Graduates Print

romakidosiDeadline: 3 January 2012

Region: New EU member states and former Yugoslavia

Following an agreement with the European Commission, the Open Society Roma Initiatives is offering 5 five-month internships beginning on March 1, 2012 for young Roma university graduates from all new EU member states (excluding Cyprus and Malta), Croatia, F.Y.R.O.M, Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The training period involves work experience in one of the Commissions’ Directorates- General.

The internship has the following main aims:

  • To give Roma interns a general idea of the objectives and problems of European integration
  • To provide them with practical knowledge of the working of the Commissions’ Directorates-General
  • To enable them to acquire personal experience by means of the contacts made in the course of their everyday work
  • To enable them to enrich and put into practice the knowledge they have acquired during their studies or professional careers
  • To promote the active citizenship of young Roma in Central and Eastern Europe by exposing them to advocacy and community service work.

 

Profile of interns:

  • Nationals from all new EU member states (excluding Cyprus and Malta), Croatia, F.Y.R.O.M, Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina who are of Roma origin.
  • Candidates should demonstrate willingness to return to their home country after the internship and complete a community-based service project.
  • Applications from women are encouraged.

 

Click here for more information and how to apply.