Call for applications: Internships at the International Office of the EYP

The European Youth Parliament (EYP) is a unique educational programme which brings together young people from all over Europe, to discuss current topics in a parliamentary setting. The EYP is a non-partisan and independent programme. The EYP consists of a network of 40 European associations and organisations in which thousands of young people are active in a voluntary capacity. With its international, national and regional sessions it reaches out to ca. 30 000 young people all over Europe every year. The international umbrella organisation of the EYP is the Schwarzkopf Foundation, hosting the International Office of the EYP.

The internship will start between 1-13th of November, and end on 1-12th of February.

Would you like to…

  • gain relevant experience in a non-profit-organisation, running an educational programme for young people all over Europe
  • get insights into fields like project management, communications and event organisation?
  • be part of a young, motivated and professional team?
  • live in one of the coolest capitals in Europe?

Do you have…

  • good knowledge of English?
  • good communication skills?
  • previous experience in office work?
  • a good team spirit?
  • solid knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word (including serial letters)?
  • experience in EYP (not obligatory)?
  • loads of enthusiasm and motivations?
  • interest in the aims of our organisation?

Then we are looking for you!

The European Youth Parliament is offering full-time internship positions at its International Office in Berlin. We are looking for students who would like to gain professional experience in the operations of an international NGO for the duration of three months.

Main tasks

You support the Project Managers of the EYP team in the following areas:

  • participant management for the International Sessions
  • practical preparations for events
  • drafting and revising of reports and applications,
  • administrative tasks,
  • preparing and updating databases,
  • preparing and administering evaluations and polls
  • composing invitations and other materials,
  • other tasks depending on current projects and events.

The intern will be provided with a salary of 500 EUR/month and a public transportation ticket. In addition, the travel costs to Berlin from the place of residence will be reimbursed.

Unfortunately, due to time constraints at this time will be unable to consider candidates that require a visa to begin the internship.

In the online application form, we also ask you to attach your letter of motivation and your CV in English.

Please submit your application online before Tuesday, 17th of October 2017, 12:00 CET (noon), using the form below.


Contact person for further questions

Anya Suprunenko, Project Manager