03 June 2014

Christian Solidarity Worldwide
Internship based in Brussels

Deadline for application: 26 June 2014

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is a Christian organisation working for religious freedom through advocacy and human rights, in the pursuit of justice.

CSW offers an exciting opportunity to gain valuable experience on the frontlines of human rights research and advocacy, providing a voice for victims of religious persecution and injustice all over the world. The intern will work in CSW’s Brussels office and assist CSW’s highly experienced team of advocates, documenting violations of religious freedom and bringing the plight of those persecuted for their faith to the attention of EU governments and institutions, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), media and the general public.

The person
With a good degree and a passion for human rights, you will be required to have excellent social media, research and writing skills, demonstrate initiative and be able to work well under pressure. You will have a passion for speaking out for the persecuted and oppressed, and an interest in religious freedom. Ideally you will have had some experience of the countries in which we work and understanding about the way the EU functions and how EU advocacy works in practice. As well as fluent written and spoken English, you will have additional language skills, in particular French. You will fully accept CSW’s Christian ethos and faith.

Practical details
The internship will last from 1 September 2014 - 26 February 2015.
The intern will work 4 days per week (28 hours) and will receive a monthly allowance of €730 gross.
The Brussels office is situated in the proximity of the main EU institutions.

How to apply
Please download the applicant’s e-pack and form. If you require any further information please contact Jane Bave, HR Manager on janebave@csw.org.uk. The closing date for full applications is Thursday 26 June 2014 at 12 noon. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 July 2014.

This post falls under Article 13 of the Belgian anti-discrimination law of 10 May 2007.

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