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The Odysseus Academic Network is offering one remunerated internship (€751 per  month) to a young graduate/professional, starting on 4th April. The internship will last six months, with a possible extension of a further three or six months.

The intern will work as part of a team of five people, including one other intern, assisting the implementation of the OMNIA Project. The team is based at the Institut d’Etudes européennes at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB). The OMNIA Project aims to gather information, enhance learning and exchange practices in the academic field of EU Immigration and Asylum Law, with the goal of strengthening the community of researchers and professors working in this area. More information on the activities involved in the project can be found here.

The intern will share the following tasks with colleagues:

  • Helping to promote and coordinate the Odysseus Network Blog,
  • Drafting the Odysseus Network newsletter,
  • Manage the Network’s social media accounts,
  • Supporting the development of seven databases, including the compilation of EU legislation on immigration and asylum,
  • Contribution to the organisation of the 16th Odysseus Summer School (Brussels, July 2016),
  • Contributing to the launch of the first Odysseus prize for the best publication in EU immigration and asylum law,
  • Assisting the preparation of e-learning modules in key areas of EU migration law and policy,
  • Any other tasks related to the implementation of the project.
Applicants should possess the following qualifications:
  • Master in EU law (other disciplines such as economics, political science, international relations, or European studies may be considered)
  • Knowledge of immigration and/or asylum law and policy
  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English (proficiency in French is an asset)
  • Knowledge of ICT, including the capacity to maintain a website on WordPress and social media accounts on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter
  • Ability to be proactive, plan and work autonomously
  • Ability to communicate clearly, easily and quickly
  • Ability to network and coordinate with a group of people
Applicants should send their CV and letter of motivation to david.watt@ulb.ac.be, with “Internship Application” in the subject line of the email. The closing date for applications is 28th February 2016 at 11:59pm, but early applications are encouraged. Interviews will take place between 1st-3rd March. Due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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