United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees: Regional Representation (Brussels)
The UNHCR Regional Representation in Brussels is responsible for UNHCR’s relations with 11 European countries: Benelux, Germany, France, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Austria, Switzerland and the UK. The intern will work as a member of the External Relations unit in this Representation and more specifically for for media and awareness activities in Belgium and Luxembourg.
1. Support the organization of public awareness activities and public events, particularly the World Refugee Day (June 20th). 2. Support the development of public information material in French and Dutch. 3. Compile and draft the daily press review (in English) and follow-up of media coverage. 4. Give support to the External Relations Team, as required.
Graduate (Bachelors degree essential, Masters desirable) preferably with a communications or media background. Knowledge of social media and website CMS is a plus. Fluency in French, Dutch and English (written and oral) is necessary.
The internship is unpaid.
How to apply:
Your CV and covering letter - with the subject line ‘’PI Internship’’ - should be forwarded to: UNHCR, External Relations Unit, 11B Rue Van Eyck, Ixelles 1050, Brussels, Belgium or by email to UNHCRBrussels@gmail.com
Deadline for submission is 28 January 2011, 18.00 p.m.