The CURE Campaign is looking for an intern who would join our international team between 15 August and 1 September 2022 for the period of three months. The internship will take place mostly online, the intern will be ideally based in Strasbourg, France.

Campaign to Uphold Rights in Europe (CURE) is an initiative of 15 leading European civil society organisations from across the European continent. It was established in January 2022. The main goal of the Campaign is to make the Council of Europe stronger, and the voice of civil society more prominently heard. CURE is represented by the Steering Committee, day‐to‐day tasks are conducted by the Secretariat. The Secretariat is hosted by the EU‐Russia Civil Society Forum, based in Berlin, Germany. Many CURE activities take place in Strasbourg, which is the most desirable location of the internship.

Job summary:

This position is full‐time (40 hours per week) or part‐time (32 hours per week). The intern will assist the activities of the Secretariat of the CURE Campaign. The internship must be mandatory for student as part of studies.

Main responsibilities:

  • Administrative and logistical support for CURE events (General assembly of CURE members in Strasbourg, side event during PACE session, advocacy visits in EU countries);
  • Attending CURE and partner NGOs events that will take place in Strasbourg, assistance on spot;
  • Assistance with drafting, proofreading and editing various documents in English (statements,policy papers);
  • Participation in online meetings and events, minutes taking;
  • Other tasks depending on the intern ́s specialisation and interests

Requirements:

  • Enrolment at an EU university for the entire duration of the internship;
  • Interest in Council of Europe and/or international human rights protection mechanisms;
  • Interest in project/event management at international level;
  • Ability to effectively work both in a team and independently;
  • Very good command of English.

We offer:

  • Professional experience in civil society initiative focused on Council of Europe, involving interaction with leading non‐governmental actors active in this field;
  • Opportunity to learn about Council of Europe and its bodies and mechanisms;
  • Monthly compensation of EUR 450 for full‐time internship.

How to apply:

Please send your application (letter of motivation and CV) in one pdf to info@cure‐campaign.org by 31 July 2022. We are looking forward to your applications!

The CURE Campaign was formed by 15 civil society organisations from all across Europe. Steering Committee of the CURE Campaign: Agnes Ciccarone (European Implementation Network), Gunnar Ekeløve‐Slydal (Norwegian Helsinki Committee), Milan Filipovic (YUCOM ‐ Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights), Karinna Moskalenko (Centre de la Protection Internationale), Roisin Pillay (International Commission of Jurists).

The CURE Campaign is hosted by CSF e.V. , Badstraße 44, 133 57, Berlin, Germany.