TEPSA is looking for a Project Assistant!

Deadline for applications: 1 March 2020 (midnight)

TEPSA is looking for a talented, skilled and motivated young professional for a remunerated traineeship opportunity for a period of six months in its Brussels office. The successful candidate will join our small and dynamic office, where everyone plays an important role and has an impact, as a Project Assistant.

The Project Assistant will cooperate closely with TEPSA member institutes, EU institutions (especially the European Parliament) and think tanks and academia across Europe. The position will allow the successful candidate to further develop his/her project management, reporting and research skills and gain insights into EU policy-making and policy analysis.

The Project Assistant will be involved in the implementation of TEPSA’s six framework contracts with the European Parliament’s DG EXPO by coordinating the supply of external academic expertise to the EP in a number of fields in the realm of EU’s external relations. He-She will also assist on an ad hoc basis in the implementation of multiple EU projects of different nature, with a focus on research dissemination, event organisation and outreach to citizens.

TEPSA offers a paid traineeship (remuneration of €900) that would best suit a candidate with a Master’s degree in European studies, political science or public administration, who has already acquired experience in EU projects implementation.

Deadline for applications is Sunday 1 March 2020 (midnight). The job description can be found here.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so candidates are encouraged to apply early.

Applicants are requested to send their CV and cover letter including the names of two references via e-mail to recruitment@tepsa.eu, with ‘Traineeship EP Studies Assistant [Name of the applicant]’ in the subject line, addressed to Mariam Khotenashvili. The deadline for applications is Sunday 1 March (midnight). Interviews will take place in the beginning of March. The envisaged starting date of the traineeship is mid-March. Please note that we will only able to contact shortlisted candidates. Interviews will be conducted on TEPSA’s Brussels premises or via Skype. No travel reimbursement is available for the interviews.