WANT TO JOIN THE TEAM?

Finabel – The European Army Interoperability Centre- is constantly looking for new, young, and talented students to join its team.

The Permanent Secretariat, based in Brussels, offers non-remunerated internship opportunities in the following fields:

Starting date: from 6 January 2020 onwards

Unpaid internship

Send your application by clicking “Apply now”!


Research Internship

  • Work in a multicultural team to produce our Food for Thought papers every two weeks
  • Write weekly Info Flash articles for FINABEL’s website
  • Perform research tasks on specific topics with the rest of the research team
  • Take part in events in Belgium and abroad on behalf of FINABEL
  • Write reports of conferences and meetings
  • Write a final paper that will be published by FINABEL.

  • Be at least in the first year of Master’s degree
  • Have a proven working knowledge of written and spoken English (C1)
  • Show interest in FINABEL’s activities
  • Have an academic background in Social Sciences, EU studies, Politics and IR, Security, Defence, or related topics
  • English native speaker highly desirable


Communication Internship

  • Promote the organisation on social media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, …)
  • Promote our research papers, events and activities
  • Manage Finabel’s website
  • Produce creative contents on the behalf of Finabel
  • Take part in events in Belgium and abroad on behalf of Finabel to promote the organisation
  • Interns are welcome to propose their own ideas/projects to improve Finabel’s communication.
  • Be at least in the first year of Master’s degree
  • Have a proven working knowledge of written and spoken English (C1)
  • Show interest in Finabel’s activities
  • Demonstrate relevant knowledge/ability for the handling of social media, websites and other communications tools


Legal Internship

  • Investigate legal implications of land forces
  • Study the link between legal aspects and army interoperability
  • Follow the process of the establishment of the legal status of Finabel
  • Take care of the legal aspects in the conclusion of new partnerships
  • Obtain subventions for Finabel (European, National, Regional)
  • Be at least in the first year of Master’s degree
  • Have a proven working knowledge of written and spoken English (C1)
  • Show interest in FINABEL’s activities
  • Have academic background in legal studies, possibly knowledge of Public, European and International Law.


Events Internship

  • Create and manage events on behalf of Finabel;
  • Take part to events in Belgium and abroad on behalf of Finabel;
  • Manage all the organisational tasks behind events;
  • Work closely with the communication team to promote events;
  • Interns are welcome to propose their own ideas/projects to improve FINABEL’s communication.
  • Be at least in the first year of Master’s degree
  • Have a proven working knowledge of written and spoken English (C1)
  • Show interest in FINABEL’s activities
  • Demonstrate relevant knowledge/ability for the handling of events;
  • Have excellent organisation skills;
  • An ability to multi-task and take initiative.


Editor Internship

  • Control that all work and releases are in accordance with FINABEL’s aims and brand.
  • Revise material from social media, posting (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and others);
  • Editing material created by the researchers;
  • Proof-reading of research papers;
  • Suggest improvements on the researchers work in accordance with the FINABEL aims;
  • Fact-check and reference-check all documents;
  • Interns are welcome to propose their own ideas/projects to improve FINABEL’s papers;
  • Interns are welcome to create own research papers.
  • Be at least in the first year of Master’s degree;
  • English proficiency: English native speaker;
  • Show interest in FINABEL’s activities;
  • Have an academic background on social sciences (journalism, communication or any related background).
  • Demonstrate relevant knowledge on European policies, defence, security and related topics.

With 135 partner universities, Finabel Permanent Secretariat is trying to attract the most interested and motivated students along Europe. If you would like to see if your university is part of our partner, you may take a closer look at the list below:

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