The United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS) offers students with an interest as well as background in regional integration studies the opportunity to take part in the activities of the Institute. Moreover, Traineeships and internships are respectively intended for undergraduate as well as graduate students.
- Office space, computer facilities, and access to the libraries of UNU-CRIS, UNU, Ghent University, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, as well as the College of Europe are provided.
- Also, While traineeships and internship are non-remunerated, travel costs incurred by attendance at UNU-CRIS related events are reimbursed.
- Although admitted candidates are required to arrange their own travel, housing, as well as health insurance, UNU-CRIS will provide advice and support to help facilitate the search process.
- be enrolled in a master’s programme or hold a master’s degree
- Also, demonstrate a strong interest in regional integration studies and specifically in one of the research programmes of the Institute, namely:
1. The Role of Regions in Global Governance
2. Monitoring Regional Integration
3. The UN and Public Regional Goods
- be eager to contribute to the research projects and activities of the Institute
- Also, thrive under pressure and be able to act quickly and efficiently
- possess excellent English communicating and writing skills
- Also, be proficient with the Microsoft Office suite; and
- be available for a minimum duration of three months up to a maximum of six months
The duties of UNU-CRIS Interns involve:
- research tasks related to the research programme of interest based on the needs of the supervisor and on the ongoing projects as well as research activities at the time of the internship
- Also, presentation of the work performed during the research stay at one of the research brunches, which are informal gatherings bringing together UNU-CRIS researchers
- assistance in administrative and other tasks, as needed.