12 June 2012

Global Human Rights Defence
Internship Assistant Project Coordinator
The Hague, July 2012 (min. 3 months)

Global Human Rights Defence (GHRD) is offering an unpaid internship position within the project department for students and/or recently graduated students with a major in project management or a similar relevant field. The intern will assist the project coordinator on writing, reporting and research related to GHRDs project, project activities in South Asia and the Netherlands and with applications to relevant funds at Dutch and European level.

A minimum period of three months, with the possibility of extension commencing in July 2012.
The internship will be conducted at the head office, The Hague, The Netherlands.
No remuneration is offered for this position.

● Monitor Dutch (public and organizational) funds;
● Monitor European funds and policies in the field of Humanitarian Aid, Human Rights and Youth Education;
● Support the project coordinator in drafting European project proposals and in particular Youth projects under the Youth in Action Programme of the European Commission;
● Carry out administrative tasks and procedures related with the submission of projects;
● Prepare informative and PR material for partners and participants related to the projects;
● Participate and collaborate in the organisation of projects related events and trainings in the fields of project management and human rights;
● Participation/coordination in Student Exchange Programmes;
● Edit, proof and translate documents.

● University student or recently graduated in international project management or relevant field;
● Good knowledge of the Dutch public and organizational funds;
● Good knowledge of the European system;
● Good knowledge of grants, funds and programmes funded by the European Union, in particular youth programmes;
● Excellent writing and communication skills (native Dutch/near native English);
● Flexible, committed and able to work with minimal supervision;
● Residence near the Hague is desirable;

Please refer to the name of the internship vacancy you are applying to on all correspondence. All documents should be in English. Due to the high number of applications, only successful candidates are contacted for interview. Interviews will take place by the last week of June 2012. Please email your CV, a brief cover letter and a writing sample (one A4 page max) to:

Anchelita Gowri
Project Coordinator
Global Human Rights Defence
Laan van Meerdervoort 70
2517 AN The Hague
The Netherlands
E-mail : agowri@ghrd.org
Phone : +31 70 3450 692 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting or +31 70 3450 692
Deadline applications: 25 June 2012.

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