Internship opportunity

Join the team!

ECIT is looking for a motivated student to join the team in Brussels for an internship funded by Erasmus+ or a university programme.

Profile and skills

  • Being enrolled in a Bachelor/Master's degree programme in Political Science, Law, International Relations, European Affairs or related fields;
  • Good knowledge of EU institutions and decision-making processes;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, French is a plus;
  • Multitasking;
  • Good research and analytical skills;
  • Proactive and motivated.


Under the guidance of ECIT Founder Tony Venables, the successful candidate will be asked to carry out ECIT's daily activities, including:

  • Supporting the organisation of the Summer University 2020. This is an opportunity for students to gain first-hand experience of the workings of the EU and different European networks as well as how to organise a conference.
  • Carrying out research and action projects: production of a popular book and resources on European citizenship; development of a training and educational programme for active European citizens; launch of a ECI demanding full political rights for European citizens on the move; contributing to the EU's action plan and conference on the future of Europe by research on transnational social movements, political parties and reform of the elections to the European Parliament;
  • Supporting the team in administrative and financial tasks;
  • Supporting the communication strategy and the management of ECIT social media and website;
  • Performing other tasks as requested to contribute to the objective of ECIT.

What we offer

ECIT is located in the heart of the European Quarter, 100 meters from the European Parliament. We share a large resource centre for organisations campaigning to make the EU more democratic.

We offer an attractive working environment and the opportunity to make useful contacts which should be useful both to make the internship enjoyable and for one's future career.

ECIT will try to provide additional financial support.

How to apply

Send us a cover letter and short CV to:

We very much look forward to hearing from you!

The ECIT Foundation's team