Work experience placement - projects


EUROCITIES, the network of major European cities, offers a work experience placement in the area of European funding for integrated urban development for six months starting mid July 2017.

The candidate will support the EUROCITIES projects team.

This involves:


  • assisting in the preparation of new project proposals
  • assist in gathering and updating of information and contacts related to the EU institutions
  • preparation of funding and financing information documents
  • assist in the organisation of workshops and events
  • draft of articles and reports
  • web research
  • general assistance to the project team


  • university degree in a relevant field (EU projects management degree an asset)
  • basic knowledge of EU funding programmes and institutions
  • pro-active and reliable with good organisational skills and the ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • good English, oral and written (other European languages are an asset)
  • good interpersonal skills for an international environment
  • ability to write reports and synthesise key information
  • flexibility and interest to work on multiple policy and projects related to urban development

We offer:

  • insights into the daily work of a projects team, working on key projects and initiatives related to urban development
  • a dynamic and international working environment
  • assistance with living expenses up to €200 per month under the Belgian legislation
  • assistance with local public transport expenses
  • assistance with lunch expenses
  • a Belgian mobile phone number, with credits for calls and internet 

How to apply:

Send a detailed CV and cover letter in Pdf format to: by 9:00, Wednesday 31 May 2017, with the subject “WEP Project”.

In the motivational letter, please write a short paragraph on “How European funded projects can impact integrated urban development”.

Interviews are scheduled to take place around mid-June. The projected starting date of the internship is mid July 2017, for a period of 6 months.

Due to the large number of applications that we receive, we are unable to respond to each individual candidate. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.