Internships, trainees & talent

Intern / Student, Full-time · Maastricht office

Mission and Vision
European Journalism Centre (EJC) is a non-profit based in the city of Maastricht, The Netherlands. Founded in 1992 it has been working independently and successfully to support, strengthen and develop journalism.

Our aim is that every journalist and news organisation in Europe shall benefit from an EJC programme or initiative. EJC embraces innovation and positive changes within the industry and is optimistic about the many exciting developments taking place across the media landscape in regards to new business models, new formats and technology. We aspire to be an essential resource and provide future insights so it can help journalism and media to innovate and flourish. 

We believe that reimagining journalism is key.
What will you be doing?
Interns will assist one of our teams with logistics and daily project management. Different tasks include, but are not limited to:
  • Assisting in various organisational and practical tasks. 
  • Coordinating and communicating with relevant partners;
  • Assisting in administration;
  • Supporting different stages of report writing and drafting.
What will you bring along?
  • Interest in Journalism, media, innovation and freedom of press.
  • Student at an intermediate/higher vocational education (or just graduated) in Management Support, Financial Administration, Communication, Journalism or other relevant studies;
  • A hands on, pro-active mentality and ability to work independently;
  • Flexible working style, self-motivated and willing to learn;
  • Good oral and written communication skills, good command of English. Knowledge of another language is desirable;
  • Commitment to the mission, vision, and values of European Journalism foundation.
Our offer
  • The opportunity to contribute to a special mission in a dynamic and international environment.
  • Support in the development of your learning plan;
  • An internship in a dynamic international environment;
  • A four to six months agreement, internship compensation of Euro 300,00 (fulltime), and reimbursement of travel costs (public transport up to a maximum);
  • A working space in our nice office in the centre of Maastricht 
Do we match?
Please note: Internships are only open to EU citizens or individuals with an existing valid work permit for the EU.

Send us a concise cover letter outlining your suitability for working at EJC and your interest in supporting the EJC’s vision and strategy, as well as your CV. Make sure to mark it with the headline: EJC Internship or alternatively if you want to share your resume with us with EJC open application.

We receive many unsolicited CV's or requests for fulfilling an internship position at EJC but have limited capacity. We will only read and asses proposals that are being send in via this page and you must apply via the button below.
Our promise
The European Journalism Centre wants to enhance the diversity of its workforce. We do not discriminate against anyone on the basis of age, gender, nationality, race or ethnic origin, religion, or sexual orientation. We encourage applications that can make the organisation a better reflection of global society. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive team of employees, freelancers and partners that promote and celebrate this rich diversity in everything we do.
About us
European Journalism Centre (EJC) is an independent non-profit based in the city of Maastricht, The Netherlands. Our purpose is to supportstrengthen and develop journalism and media in the council of Europe. 

Check out our website for more information.

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