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The Consulate General of Belgium in New York offers internships for students interested in the world of diplomacy, event management, and consular affairs and who wish to gain experience and be part of our small, but extremely talented team in NYC!

Length:  maximum 3 months – unpaid

Requirements

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Currently enrolled in an academic program
  • Proof of Health insurance/ accident plan required
  • Fluency in English, any additional language (such as French/ Dutch would be greatly appreciated but not required)

Qualifications

  • Interest in working in an international environment
  • Ideal field of study: Communications, Labor Studies, Immigration Law, Human Resources, Management, International Relations
  • Previous experience in Communication/ Consular Affairs (immigration)/ Event Management (or support)/ Secretariat desired but not required
  • Strong Organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and in teams
  • Solid written skills
  • Proactive and can-do attitude

Responsibilities

Depending on your profile, your responsibilities would include (but are not limited to):

  • Draft and post on the official social media channels of the Consulate (pitch ideas for example)
  • Help prepare official diplomatic visits (when applicable)
  • Co-organize events (operational set-up, keep track of the guestlist, order catering,.. )
  • Database maintenance (social database would require regular updates)
  • Provide additional operational support/ administrative support where needed to any team member
  • Consular section: Answer phone calls, provide administrative assistance to the Consular team (for example affidavits of support), scan documents,…

For US applicants :
To apply, kindly submit your cover letter and resume via email to: newyork@diplobel.fed.be

For Belgium-based applicants,
Please apply via: Index - Estage (diplomatie.be)