The EPP Group, with the patronage of Lívia Járóka and the support of the Robert Schumann foundation, is happy to announce that they will continue to offer two month traineeships to young Roma professionals at the European Parliament between September 2009 and July 2014.
The aim of the internship programme is to support the emergence of a group of European Roma youngsters who will gain a broad European perspective and practice , a high level of qualified knowledge of the political processes, of institutional structures and of available resources within the EU, along with introducing the interns into the functioning of European political processes, especially with respect to the structure and working patterns within the European Parliament. In order to achieve this, interns should actively participate in the work of the MEP’s office, undertaking a whole spectrum of tasks and acquainting themselves with the bodies that play an important role within the political process.
Each stagiaire is reimbursed on arrival with the cost of a return air fare between his or her place of origin and Brussels. Accommodation in Brussels and Strasbourg is provided free of charge to the stagiaire. A stipend of €250 weekly is paid.
Conditions for application are the follows:
citizenship: EU or associated state
currently pursuing/completed higher education (B.A. and/or M.A)
very good knowledge of English and good writing skills
experience on Roma issues
The application, which must be submitted in English should contain:
Application for admission is continuous; however you are advised to send your application 6 months prior to the preferred starting date of your internship
Applications can be addressed by mail, to the following address:
Bat. Altiero Spinelli
12E253 Office of Lívia Járóka
60, rue Wiertz/Wiertzstraat
Incomplete application files will not be processed.