EITF Internship Programme
The Foundation of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), established in 2010 is an independent, not-for-profit organisation under Dutch law. The EIT Foundation is a group of like-minded organisations dedicated to promoting a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in Europe by bringing together some of Europe's brightest minds.EITF are offering a number of internships for European masters and PhD graduates. NOTE: Deadline for applications: midnight on Thursday 7 November 2013
- FOR A LIST OF ALL INTERNSHIPS ON OFFER & SPECIFICATIONS FOR EACH VISIT THE LISTINGS PAGE
- To apply: Send a CV and motivational letter (cover letter), stating which internship(s) you are interested in, to firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: To be eligible for this programme you must be a citizen of a European Economic Area country or a country that is part of The European Free Trade Association.
How long are the Internships?
· They will be 6-12 months in duration
When do they start?
· Sometime in 2014 but the exact timing depends on the host company
What will I gain from the internship?
· real-time working experience in a business environment
· support from experienced coaches and mentors – you will receive coaching on the following:
· Writing a clear and well-targeted project description
· Developing a methodology to successfully carry out the project
· Managing the project (identify targets and priorities, experimenting program and follow up)
· Making a final project presentation
· Writing a clear and concise report on the project
· development of entrepreneurial and innovation skills
· development of soft skills (such as language, communication, teamwork, networking) in the business environment
How much will I be paid?
· This depends on the company, but guide payments have been given as minimum 490 Euros per month plus housing costs
Who is eligible to apply?
· European graduates (Master/PhD level) coming from selected European Higher Education Institutions (which includes UCL)
· Or European students/PhD candidates who've finished their studies but are still enrolled at the university at the moment of applying
· Academic results – amongst top 30 % of the degree's academic year
· Solid analytical and drafting skills
· Good command of English (other languages are a plus)
· Good communication skills
· In addition, you will be assessed on the basis of your motivation to work in the proposed Foundation companies, career prospects, and international experience
· Successful candidates will receive a housing allowance but you will be eligible for travel costs (unless you can negotiate with the company)
· Candidates will need to arrange all relevant insurance
· UCL is not the ‘placement broker’ and therefore has no responsibility for candidates’ welfare during the internship
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