Publications Volunteer Intern

  • Volunteer
  • Brussels, Belgium

Publications Volunteer Intern

Job description

Crisis Group publishes around 60 reports and briefings annually, and some 30 full-length translations (English, French, Spanish, Arabic and other languages).

We are seeking a voluntary intern to volunteer full-time at the Brussels headquarters for a suggested period of five-six months starting mid-February 2018, assisting with Crisis Group’s publications. The voluntary internship will suit a broad range of candidates, including those with interests and experience in some combination of the following: international relations, conflict studies, print and online publication.

Responsibilities

  • Formatting, publication and dissemination of Crisis Group reports and briefings; 
  • Updating the website; and
  • Coordinating with our 25 field and advocacy offices on publication issues and providing general administrative support.

Though administrative tasks form a part of the internship, there are opportunities to assist other departments in Brussels (typically research and/or communications), take part in staff and intern briefings and our staff development program. The voluntary internship will give the incumbent a good understanding of how an international organisation works. 

Requirements

  • Experienced user of Microsoft Word, familiarity with Excel;
  • Attention to detail and highly organised;
  • An undergraduate degree is required – a degree in international relations, conflict studies, government, or similar is desirable;
  • Possession of an EU passport, student visa or other means of working in Belgium for six months without work permit sponsorship from Crisis Group; and
  • Excellent English required, knowledge of French and other languages is an asset.

Please send your application by 15 February 2018.