Call for intern: EU External Relations Law

The T.M.C. Asser Instituut offers advanced law students the opportunity to enrich their knowledge with practical experience of working in the EU law, with a specific focus on EU external relations law.
The institute currently offers one intern position.
The intern will have the opportunity to contribute:

  • To research and publication projects of the researchers of the Global Europe project and of CLEER;
  • To the organisation of events.

What we offer:
One full (or part) time internship for a period of three months (with the possibility of renewal) with a stipend (€300-450 depending on level of education), starting 1 July 2021, for an advanced law student interested in European Union Law and EU External Relations Law.

Interested candidates should:

  • Have a demonstrable interest in and an academic background in EU external relations law;
  • Have strong legal analysis and writing skills;
  • Have strong communication skills (social media proficiency is an advantage)
  • Fluency in written and spoken English;
  • Be able to draft different types of documents (from academic pieces to project proposals and reports);
  • Have experience in the organisation of events and conferences;
  • Be motivated and interested in the aims of our organisation;
  • Have good team spirit but also be able to work independently.
  • Must be eligible to work in the Netherlands (more information here)

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying please send an email with in the subject line “Application Intern EU External Relations Law” by 15 June 2021, 10:00 CET, to with:

  • Your letter of motivation;
  • Your CV in English;
  • A sample of your writing (e.g. a paper you have written for your studies).

The selected applicants will be invited for (online) interviews which will take place in the week of 21 June 2021. The envisaged start date is 1 July 2021. Applications received after 15 June 2021, 10:00 CET, not containing the required documents (letter of motivation, CV, and writing sample), which should preferably be bundled together in one single document/attachment, or not indicating “Application Intern EU External Relations Law” in the subject line of the e-mail will not be considered.