Programmes & Events Internship

Employer: The Hague Humanity Hub
Internship (+/- 4 days a week)
Location: Humanity Hub City Centre
Duration: 6 months  
Period: End of February 2023 – End of August 2023

Are you the next best programmes & events intern A-player we are looking for and up for a new challenge? Are you a motivated, multi-talented student who gets things done and knows how to organise successful events? Are you interested in  actively helping us grow and engage our community of professionals striving for a peaceful and just world?

If this sounds like something you would appreciate, join our international and dynamic team!

Next to supporting our programming team, you will help the development of a diverse community and help members make valuable connections, be creative by developing and implementing new projects, and work closely with and support the rest of our lovely team in other areas where needed.

What you will do

  • Coordinate a programme within the Hub’s ecosystem and public programming portfolio (eg. peace&justice cafe, Just Peace Month, etc..)
  • Support the organisation of other Hub programmes and events
  • Research, build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, partners, potential members and speakers
  • Inform and promote relevant opportunities to members and other ecosystem professionals
  • Assist members and partners in creating and executing events
  • Support the community development team with community programming activities
  • Work with the communication team to promote Hub programmes and events
  • Work with the meetings & events team to facilitate logistics for your events
  • Support the development, design and execution of new event formats and programmes

What you bring

Some additional things to consider

What we offer

  • Ideally you have experience with event management and facilitation
  • You are fluent in English and can (ideally) communicate in Dutch
  • Excellent communication skills, in writing and verbally
  • A genuine interest in the Humanity Hub’s community and ecosystem for a more peaceful and just world
  • A curious, friendly personality with the ability to stay calm, responsive and solution oriented
  • You are punctual, well-organized, proactive and can multi-task
  • Self-starter with proven leadership skills with an eye for detail and finishing touches
  • A flexible, can-do attitude, ready to jump between tasks and help where needed, and suggest improvements
  • You are able to work independently as well as collaborate within a team. You welcome feedback and use it to improve and learn
  • You are tech savvy and aren’t afraid to learn how to use new tools
  • Available for flexible working hours to support events as required
  • You are currently enrolled in an academic programme: you are in the final stages of your studies in a relevant field (for example, but not limited to: Development Studies, International Relations, International Law, Political Sciences, Public Relations, Communication, Business Management)
  • You must be enrolled in an educational institution for the entire duration of the internship period
  • You are legally allowed to do an internship in the Netherlands
  • You are living in, or near, The Hague
  • An internship position of +/- 32 working hours per week for a period of 6 months at the Humanity Hub
  • An energetic and purpose-driven organisational culture in a vibrant workspace with a diverse group of colleagues
  • The chance to build a network with leading innovators from the ecosystem for a more peaceful and just world
  • A great learning opportunity to develop your professional and social skills in a challenging yet rewarding environment
  • Take a proactive role in developing the Hub from a programmes and events point of view
  • Friendly and collaborative team atmosphere with opportunities to work directly with all departments
  • Personal development with challenging responsibilities, as well as free attendance to events and workshops
  • Guidance throughout your internship and potentially valuable input for your thesis topic
  • 25% discount on all food & beverage products at the Hub Cafe
  • An internship allowance of €400 per month, based on 40 hours a week

Want to work with us?

Please submit your complete application on the form found at the link below (indicating the preferred position and including all relevant documents as detailed). Only complete applications will be considered. Applicants will be invited for interviews on a rolling basis before and after the deadline.