The International Crisis Group is seeking an intern to volunteer for six months with the Brussels Research Unit, starting in May 2017. The voluntary internship would suit a candidate with a recent degree in international relations, conflict studies, political science or similar.
Research and draft background materials on conflict issues for Research Unit and field staff;
Assist with the preparation and publication of CrisisWatch, Crisis Group's monthly bulletin on conflict around the world;
Assist with monitoring conflict prevention resources and maintaining and updating the Research Unit's intranet;
Assist in updating Crisis Group's website;
Carry out administrative duties relevant to the Research Unit's work; and
Provide general administrative support to the Brussels office.
A degree in international relations, conflict studies, political science or similar;
Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of conflict/peace and security issues; focus on sub-Saharan Africa or Asia an advantage;
English language skills at native-speaker level; French or other language an asset;
Professional experience within an international relations environment/NGO desirable;
Highly organised and able to pay close attention to detail;
Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office and online research tools; and
Authorisation to work in Belgium.
If interested, please apply by 31 March 2017.