Deadline: 17 Feb 2019 (midnight local time)

Position: Internship
Duration: 2 months (full time)
Starting: March 2019
Location: Nicosia, Cyprus
Remuneration: The internship period is short as it is unpaid. There is however potential for an extension into a remunerated role, if the candidate is a good match with the organisation and its ongoing projects.

Application deadline: Sunday 17 February 2019 (midnight local time)

MIGS is looking to recruit a bright and enthusiastic intern to assist the MIGS team in its work. The internship will start in March 2019 and last for a period of 2 months.

DESCRIPTION OF TASKS

The intern will assist the team in day-to-day tasks, including:

  • Collaborating with project officers and researchers, contributing to the entire project lifecycle through tasks such as research, coding, transcription, translation, etc.
  • Assisting in drafting project proposals;
  • Participating and assisting in team meetings, project meetings and meetings with external stakeholders;
  • Supporting communications tasks such as maintaining and updating the media database, the website and social media.

PROFILE, SKILLS AND BACKGROUND

  • University degree (may be ongoing) in Gender/Women’s Studies, Media Studies, European Studies, Human Rights, Law, Political or Social Sciences – other degrees may also be considered;
  • Keen interest and preferably proven work experience (paid or unpaid) in women’s rights and gender equality;
  • Fluency in English and Greek (oral and written) is required.
  • Computer literacy (other than MS Office suite)
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in writing and orally;
  • Ability to work flexibly in a team, as well as to multitask and prioritise tasks;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Self-motivated, proactive, well-organised, able to work independently and efficiently under time-pressure.

HOW TO APPLY

If you feel like you’d be a good fit with us, please send your CV and cover letter (in English) by the deadline specified to Susana Pavlou at info@medinstgenderstudies.org. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About the Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS)

Founded in 2000, MIGS is an independent feminist NGO based in Cyprus, which promotes and contributes to social, political and economic projects related to gender equality and women’s rights, with a focus on the Mediterranean region. At MIGS, we recognise that discrimination against women takes many different forms. We are committed to the elimination of this discrimination through a combination of research, lobbying and advocacy, education and training, awareness-raising, as well as the provision of expertise and consultancy services.

MIGS promotes initiatives which strengthen and enhance civil society participation and empower women, especially relating to governance. Priority is given to women’s involvement and participation in policy-making on the national and European level; engaging minority and socially excluded groups in training and debate to help promote a diversified public dialogue; combating gender discrimination and violence against women; enhancing and promoting social empowerment, human rights and people’s diplomacy. MIGS is also committed to working in collaboration with organisations and individuals from across the Mediterranean and the European Union.

The Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the ground of race, colour, nationality, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, marital status, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, disability or chronic illness.