MDC Internship Vacancy
Migration and Diversity Centre
Start Date
Sept. 4, 2017
End Date
Jan. 31, 2018

The Migration & Diversity Centre of VU University is looking for a new part-time intern for the period of September 2017 until January 2018.

The internship at the MDC provides an opportunity to get insight into current developments in migration research, get acquainted with scholarly networks in the field and to take part in the academic debate on migration and diversity.

We offer a part-time internship of one day (or two half days) a week for a minimum duration of five months. The intern will ideally start in the first week of September 2017. Tasks are both administrative and organizational and include composing the monthly newsletter, updating the website, and helping to organize seminars and conferences. The internship can not be remunerated, but may be recognised by your university for credit (ECTS).

Please send a cover letter and CV to by 1 July 2017. Suited candidates will be invited for an interview in August.


The intern is preferably a recent graduate or someone in her/his second or last year of undergraduate studies. The intern should have a background in the social sciences, law or history and ideally a demonstrable interest in the topics of migration, integration and/or diversity. Additionally, candidates should possess good editing skills, proficiency in English, IT skills and a talent for organization.

Contact Person
Migration and Diversity Centre