UNICA Secretariat is seeking Intern for Brussels Office

Deadline: 16 November 2015
Open to: master student or a student in the final year of Bachelor programme fro European countries
Benefits: small reimbursement of expenses and monthly public transport pass


UNICA Secretariat, based in Brussels, is currently seeking an intern with a solid academic background and a keen interest in Higher Education, to work with the UNICA team on current projects and activities. Minimum duration is 3 months, commitments of longer duration (6-10 months) are preferable. Starting period is January 2016.

Tasks of the intern

  • Supporting the organisation of UNICA events as well as the management of ongoing EU projects in which UNICA is coordinator or partner;
  • Updating & managing content of the UNICA websites, database, online platforms ( UNICA Summer & Winter Schools Portal);
  • Drafting UNICA publications;
  • Occasionally attending Brussels-based events organized by the European Commission, European Parliament, and other partner organisations.



  • Master student or a student in the final year of Bachelor programme;
  • Excellent verbal and written command of English, knowledge of French is an asset;
  • Very good writing and communication skills, with an ability to distinguish between formal and informal registers;
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently as well as within a team.


  • Experience in creating visual content, knowledge of graphic design software (Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop/Lightroom) and graphic design skills are an extra asset;
  • Proven interest in the EU affairs and European policies in the area of Higher Education & Research.


UNICA offers an opportunity to work in a small but multinational office, improve your communication and language skills and gain hands-on experience in varied activities and projects of the Network. 

Please note that this is a non-remunerated position. The intern receives a small monthly reimbursement of expenses and a monthly public transportation pass.


  • Please send your CV and a cover letter by Monday 16 November 2015 to: office@unica-network.eu;
  • Your cover letter should state clearly your motivation to work at UNICA and your suitability for the position. Generic cover letters or applications without cover letters will not be taken into consideration;
  • Priority is given to Erasmus+ Placement holders coming from UNICA member universities;
  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For more information please visit the official website.

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