INTERN: OFFICE OF WILLIAM (THE EARL OF) DARTMOUTH, MEMBER OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
Description of work:
The internship offers a chance to experience the day-to-day operation of an MEP's office in the European Parliament (EP), from engaging in the aspects of the legislative process, to working with EP Committees, to drafting speeches and press releases.
A central component of the position will be conducting research and engaging in other legislative activities particularly relating to the EP Committee on International Trade, of which William (The Earl of) Dartmouth is a Member (in addition to being a Committee Coordinator his political Group). There will also be some work related to the Foreign Affairs Committee.
Successful applicants will have proven policy research, IT and organisational skills. Knowledge of French would be helpful but not essential.
Must be in possession of a valid permit to stay in the European Union for the duration of the traineeship if they are not citizens of the EU.
Place of work: European Parliament in Brussels and Strasbourg
Duration of internship: 1-3 months
Start date: on or around September 17, 2012.
Note: William Dartmouth is a direct descendant of the Second Earl of Dartmouth, for whom Dartmouth College is named.
Salary: Approximately 1,200 euros/month
Deadline: July 12th, 2012
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