International Crisis Group Vacancy: Publications Intern - Brussels

International Crisis Group Vacancy: Publications Intern - Brussels
Crisis Group publishes around 90 reports and briefings annually, and some 60 full translations (English, French, Spanish, Arabic and other languages).

We are seeking an intern to volunteer full-time at the Brussels headquarters for a suggested period of six months starting 18 August 2014, assisting with Crisis Group's publications. The 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.

  • 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 take part in staff briefings and our staff development program – and familiarising oneself with other departments in Brussels, as well as with Crisis Group staff around the world.

  • Good computer literacy – using styles, keyboard shortcuts etc;
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, and 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 is an asset.
How to apply:
If you wish to apply please send your CV and cover letter clearly stating "Publications Intern" in the subject line no later than 11 July 2014.

Applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted on a rolling basis to identify appropriate candidates as soon as possible.

Unfortunately, due to the large number of applications that we receive, we are unable to respond to each individual candidate.

Please note that our internships are unpaid, although a small stipend and transport is provided.