The Coimbra Group
Place of employment
Brussels, Belgium
Application deadline
21 Oct 2022


The Coimbra Group is an association of forty European research universities, all of which are long-standing, comprehensive and renowned universities ( The Coimbra Group has its Office in Brussels, at the interface between the Coimbra Group Universities and the EU institutions. The work carried out by the Coimbra Group Office consists of both policy work (liaising with the EU institutions and other stakeholders in the field of higher education and research) and of coordination of and support to activities related to international academic cooperation between its members.

We are currently looking for a creative and organised trainee/intern to assist the work of our small international team at the Brussels Office for a period of 6 months, from January 2023 through end June 2023 (flexible dates and duration).


  • Be currently enrolled at or recently graduated from a Coimbra Group member university (listed here);
  • MA student or recent MA graduate, eligible to participate in the Erasmus+ internship programme of their university;
  • Preferably trained in Business Administration, Communication (or similar). Other profiles are encouraged to apply as well;
  • An experience in social media management and/or content writing for websites and social media channels and/or an interest for data analysis are all assets for the position ;
  • Have excellent written and spoken English (C1 level). Other EU languages an asset;
  • Be a confident user of Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Basic skills with graphic tools to create visuals (such as Canva) is an asset;
  • Have an interest in working in an international environment and being introduced to the daily functioning of a small Brussels-based, not-for-profit association. This includes dealing with a wide variety of tasks ranging from purely technical/administrative to policy-related tasks;
  • Being comfortable working in a small team and using own initiative.

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