Student Assistant

By July 8, 2020Vacancy

The European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) is Europe’s leading centre of excellence on European integration and the new challenges for public management. It is our mission to support the European Union, its Member States and the countries associated with EIPA by providing relevant and high quality services to develop the capacities of public officials in dealing with EU affairs.

In addition to the Maastricht based headquarters, EIPA has a centre in Luxembourg.

Currently, we are looking for temporary assistance in the EU governance Unit in Maastricht.


Student Assistant
part-time position (20 hours per week)

located in Maastricht


Vacancy Number: V0203

The position

You will provide support in the training and research activities of the Unit in the area of EU’s External Action, in particular:

  • Research in support of the preparation of seminars and other projects
  • Document search as well as other materials and examples in the context of EU foreign policy and policy-making in the area of External Action
  • Assisting in building case studies and learning exercises
  • Assistance in the preparation of presentations in cooperation with project leaders
  • Helping in developing visual materials and implementing online methodologies
  • Other related tasks.


Job requirements

  • Be enrolled as a student at a university in the EU
  • At least three years of successfully completed university education in one of the following fields, in order of preference: European Studies with a focus on External Action, International Relations with a focus on the EU, International Law with the focus on the law of EU External Action
  • A good familiarity with EU institutions and policy processes
  • Good language and communication skills in English (C2 or mother tongue)
  • Very good computer skills
  • Excellent research skills
  • Preferably the nationality of one of the EU Member States, of the candidate countries to the EU, or one of the EEA countries, Switzerland or the United Kingdom



Please apply by email by 16 August 2020 to (Vacancy number V0203). Your application should be written in English and include a CV and a motivation letter. Only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed. Interviews are foreseen to take place in the week of 23 August. Starting date: September 2020.

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