Internships

Europa Nostra has regular openings for the following internships:

  1. ESACH / Europa Nostra Internship Programme (deadline 8 December 2020)
  2. Communications & Social Media Intern
  3. European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards & 7 Most Endangered Programme Intern

Who we are

Covering 40 countries, Europa Nostra is the most representative heritage network in Europe. We campaign to save Europe’s endangered monuments, sites and landscapes, in particular through the 7 Most Endangered programme, run in partnership with the European Investment Bank Institute. We celebrate excellence through the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards. We also contribute to the formulation and implementation of European strategies and policies related to heritage, through a structured dialogue with European Institutions.

Headquarters of Europa Nostra in The Hague

An inspiring international working environment in a very well established mission-driven organisation with a large network of members and contacts in all parts of Europe and within a multicultural and multilingual staff team.
Monthly compensation of up to €300.

1) ESACH / Europa Nostra Internship Programme

Are you passionate about cultural heritage and want to share your passion with hundreds of young people across Europe and beyond? Would you like to gain relevant work experience in one of Europe’s leading organisations for cultural heritage? Do you want insight into the issues and work surrounding cultural heritage, its policies and management on an international level?

The programme
The ESACH / Europa Nostra – Internship Programme is aimed at raising and promoting the voice of students and young professionals in the field of cultural heritage in Europe and beyond. This professionalisation programme is run by Europa Nostra and will be located at its offices in The Hague or Brussels (or remotely). As a highly qualified student, the intern will be able to work in one of the leading European NGOs in the field of cultural heritage. The programme shall be complemented by participation in capacity-building events in order to equip the candidate with learning and networking opportunities for career development on the international level.

About
ESACH is an international network of European students and young professionals working within cultural heritage. We are volunteers working towards enhancing interdisciplinary collaboration amongst cultural heritage students and young professionals through networking and sharing knowledge.

Covering 40 countries, Europa Nostra is the most representative heritage network in Europe. The organisation campaigns to save Europe’s endangered monuments, sites and landscapes, in particular through the 7 Most Endangered programme, run in partnership with the European Investment Bank Institute. It celebrates excellence through the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards. It also contributes to the formulation and implementation of European strategies and policies related to heritage, through a structured dialogue with European Institutions.

Description of the position
The intern will be responsible for:

  • Developing new and existing collaboration projects between ESACH and Europa Nostra, such as the Heritage Ambassadors programme or the Youth Taskforce,
  • Assisting Europa Nostra with the recruiting, developing and nurturing relations with young members and developing related outreach projects,
  • Supporting the institutionalisation of ESACH as a legally based European organisation, building a network with other European youth organisations,
  • Joining the ESACH team and representing our association with Europa Nostra

Requirements

  • Self-motivated, creative individual with the capacity to propose and implement small projects, working independently as well as part of a team
  • Current Bachelors or Masters Degree student in a relevant field (proof of University enrolment will be required)
  • Participation in the Internship Program is open to all ESACH members. Registration as an ESACH member is free and can be done online on www.esach.org/become-a-member.html
  • Excellent command of English language is a must; good command of French or other European languages will be an asset
  • Demonstrated passion for cultural heritage
  • Computer literacy (G Suite, Microsoft Word/Excel)
  • Social media and graphic design skills, including basic web editing, will be an asset
  • Accuracy and flexibility
  • Previous collaboration and participation in ESACH will be valued

Facts

  • Monthly allowance of € 300, some compensation for travel expenses and eligibility for ERASMUS+ funding
  • On-location internship in Europa Nostra’s offices in The Hague or Brussels (if the situation allows it) or remotely.
  • Duration between 3 and 6 months
  • Starting date is flexible, to be defined by selected applicant and Europa Nostra
  • Up to 3 positions per year

Applications
Send your application, including a CV, a motivation letter on your vision for ESACH, and a writing sample in English, to mr@europanostra.org and studentsforculturalheritage@gmail.com for the attention of Ms. Manon Richard. Recommendation letters will be accepted but are not required. Pre-selected applicants will be invited to an online interview with Manon Richard, ESACH President and Vice-President.

Deadline for application: 8 December 2020

Please refer all questions to mr@europanostra.org. Note: Depending on the pandemic situation in January 2021 the first position might be eligible as a telework position.

2) Communications & Social Media Intern

Location: The Hague
Contract: 4 to 6 months (4-5 days / 30-37.5 hours per week)

Tasks
Some of the tasks will include:
– Updating the website and using social media channels
– Drafting and proofreading articles, news releases and reports
– Editing photos and preparing presentations
– Collecting press clippings and preparing press files

Profile
– BA or MA student
– English or French native speaker (strong preference) or fluent in English; good command of French or other European languages will be an asset
– Computer literacy (G Suite, Microsoft Word/Excel), basic understanding of WordPress, graphic design skills will be an asset
– Social Media skills (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr, LinkedIN, Issuu)
– Accuracy and flexibility
– Ability to work in a team, but also fully independent

Applications
Send your application, including a motivation letter and a full CV, to sm@europanostra.org, for the attention of Mrs. Silvie Barends Malinovská, Executive Assistant.

3) Awards Scheme & 7 Most Endangered programme Intern

Location: The Hague
Contract: 6 months (5 days / 37.5 hours per week)

Tasks
Some of the tasks will include:
– Supporting the administration of the Awards Scheme and the 7 Most Endangered programme
– Assisting staff members with the organisation of meetings, the Awards Ceremony and the European Heritage Congress
– Drafting, revising and translating texts
– Selecting photographs and updating visual documentation of projects and sites for communication and archiving

Profile
– BA or MA student
– English or French native speaker (strong preference) or fluent in English; good command of French or other European languages will be an asset
– Computer literacy (G Suite, Microsoft Word/Excel)
– Accuracy and flexibility
– Ability to work in a team, but also fully independent
– A demonstrable interest in the field of cultural heritage

Applications
Send your application, including a motivation letter and a full CV, to sm@europanostra.org, for the attention of Mrs. Silvie Barends Malinovská, Executive Assistant.

For additional information you may contact:

Silvie Barends Malinovská
Executive Assistant
sm@europanostra.org
+31 (0) 70 302 40 57