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EPSO Communications Internship on European Research Programmes

Communications Internship on European Research Programmes

European Plant Science Organisation

 

Communications Internship on European Research Programmes

EPSO – Representing the Plant Sciences in Europe

EPSO is an independent academic organisation that represents more than 220 research institutes, departments and universities from 31 countries in Europe and beyond. EPSO's mission is to improve the impact and visibility of plant science in Europe. Learn more about EPSO and why plants matter.

Internship Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated PhD student to work remotely on our communications on European Research Programmes.  After a first meeting in Brussels, the intern will work in regular contact with the EPSO Publications Officer.  The intern will aim to tailor communications for the EPSO membership and the general public.

Report on European Plant Science Research Programmes - starting Dec ‘16/ early 2017

Horizon 2020 provides researchers with a vital funding source through programmes such as the European Research Council (ERC) and Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) to strengthen their research and networks.  The ERC supports individual researchers who wish to pursue frontier research, and the MSCA on training.  In depth knowledge of these programmes could be a valuable asset to an early career researcher and their institution.

EPSO provides its members with in-depth information on the planning, calls for proposals, and final analysis of these programmes through briefings, newsletters, and social media activity. 

During the internship you will be involved in the preparation and dissemination of these materials, mainly the analysis of the previous year’s calls, interviewing participants who have benefitted from funding, and writing articles.  You will develop skills in communication and gain a deeper understanding of European research programmes.

The language of the internship is English and would provide non-native speakers with a chance to improve their written communication in English.

For more information email calum.mackichan@epsomail.org

Location: 
Remote

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EPSO is an independent academic organisation currently representing 61 institutional members bringing together more than 204 research institutes, departments and universities from 29 countries in Europe and beyond.