Traineeship at the UNICA Secretariat in Brussels

If you are a Master student interested in gaining hands-on experience in the area of communications and event management in an international NGO, apply for a traineeship at the UNICA Secretariat in Brussels


  • The internship will preferably start in March 2017.
  • The trainees work 30 hours per week (5 days x 6 hours, with some flexibility).
  • The minimum duration of the traineeship is 3 months, however, commitments of longer duration (6 months or longer) are preferred.
  • Please note that this is a non-remunerated position. Apart from Erasmus+ traineeship grant, the trainees receive a monthly reimbursement of expenses (approx. €400) and a free public transport pass.


Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Master student or a student in the final year of Bachelor programme
  • Basic knowledge of graphic design software (Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop/Lightroom)
  • Very good command of English, both written and spoken
  • Enthusiasm to learn
  • Motivated self-starter who takes initiative and is able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task and work under time pressure


  • Drafting web articles and promotional materials
  • Updating & managing content of the UNICA websites, database, online platforms (staffmobility.eu, UNICA Summer & Winter Schools Portal)
  • Assisting in editing and compiling info for UNICA monthly newsletters
  • Supporting the organisation of UNICA events as well as the management of ongoing EU projects in which UNICA is coordinator or partner
  • Occasionally attending Brussels-based events organised by the European Commission, European Parliament, and other partner organisations
  • Other office, reception and/or administrative duties as required

Please send your CV and a cover letter as a single PDF document to office@unica-network.eu by (extended deadline) Friday 17 February 2017

Further information on http://www.unica-network.eu/news/communications-traineeship-unica