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Opportunities

Internal Positions

AUCSA Press Team

Join AUCSA’s own reporting crew!

There are 3 big benefits of being part of the AUCSA Press Team:

  1. You get free access to AUC events
  2. You get a cool badge
  3. No bad pictures/videos of you are ever going to be posted

 

We’re looking for to fill the following positions:

  • Filming
  • Photography
  • Film Editing
  • Photography Editing

Apply by sending a 200 word motivation letter to pressteam@aucsa.nl before 20 September and come help cover AUCSA’s coolest events!

AUCMUN

AUCMUN is the committee that organises the annual Model UN conference at AUC. This conference attracts attendees from all over the world, from the USA to Ghana to Malaysia!

 

We are looking for team members for logistics, public relations, finance, and the secretariat. You do not need any MUN experience, unless you are applying for the secretariat team. Descriptions of the available positions are linked in the application form. We are also looking for a Deputy Secretary General to join the AUCMUN board!

 

Are you interested in organizing a conference that will engage students from all over the world in current developments? Would you like to gain experience working with social media, finance, logistics and congresses?

 

Join our team and help us engage students in problems and issues that define our generation.

Application link: https://forms.gle/LjQtqp4jYFPDL2Hq6

 

Please feel free to contact us at:

Email:  aucmun@aucsa.nl

Instagram: aucmun

Facebook: Amsterdam University College Model United Nations

Debating Society

AUCSA’s own Debating society is looking to fill the following positions:

  • Chair
  • Treasurer
  • Public Relations Manager
  • General Board Member

Interested? Send a short email to before 16 September debating@aucsa.nl with the following:

  • Motivation
  • your favourite fallacy
  • best debating topic

Hands On

Hands On is AUCSA’s philanthropy and voluntary services committee. Our aim is to raise awareness about issues in the world, and use this awareness to make a small change. We do this by offering fun activities, like fundraising events, guest lectures or volunteering opportunities.

 

For this year, the following positions in Hands On will be open for application:

  • Treasurer
  • Public Relations Manager
  • General Board Member

 

Want to get involved? You can apply by sending an e-mail to handson@aucsa.nl with your CV and a short motivation included, keep an eye on our Facebook account.

 

If you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to contact us via email!

SEC

SEC is a committee that organises events where businesses and academics meet! Join our board and gain experience working in a professional environment by networking with cutting edge companies! SEC is looking for:

Event Manager
Secretary
General Board Member
As an event manager you would be in charge of organising everything surrounding the events. The secretary is in charge of administration and making protocol. And as general board member you will help out wherever you’re needed.
Apply through this link: https://forms.gle/YSxzUuDePnvQvYwA7
We look forward to hearing from you and if you have any questions about the application feel free to contact us on fb or through SEC@aucsa.nl

Sustainability Commission

The AUCSA Board is currently working on setting up a Sustainability Commission (SusCom), who will help in making the AUCSA greener, eco-friendlier and more sustainable. In order to complete the board, we are looking for enthusiastic environmentalists who want to become part of SusCom! The positions we are looking to fill are: 

  • Co-Chair
  • Secretary
  • PR manager
  • Head of Sustainability Report

If you are interested, you can apply by filling out the application form through the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfgIHBeTEG8YVd6Qp_DU_8G7xTkbR1_Zs68UgEcSw6uQOvAJQ/viewform?usp=sf_link. The form also includes more information on what each position entails.

AIMUN

AIMUN is the committee that organises trips to Model United Nations conferences around Europe. The 2019-2020 AiMUN Board is looking for the following positions:
  • PR Manager
  • Event Manager
  • General Board Member.

As the PR Manager, you will be in change of AIMUN’s promotion for all of its events, conferences and open positions. As the Event Manager, you will take charge of organizing AIMUN events outside of the conferences we go to. As the General Board Member, you’ll get to help with various board tasks and support the other board member. You are not required to have any experience! We’re looking forward to hearing from you & feel free to contact us via FB, email or in person for questions!

Apply here!

Inprint

Opportunities Page Description Autumn 2019

 

InPrint is AUC’s academic journal. We publish twice per academic year: the Capstone Issue in December, and the Open Issue in May. These publications showcase the excellent and diverse undergraduate work that takes place here at AUC – and to keep this going we need editors!

 

The following positions are open within the editorial board

  • 2x science editor
  • 2x social science editor
  • 1x humanities editor

 

Sound interesting? You can apply by sending an e-mail to <inprint@aucsa.nl> with your CV, a short motivation (300 words), and a sample of your academic work! No prior experience is needed for any of the positions. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates!

 

If you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to contact us!

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Scriptus

Scriptus is AUC’s creative magazine and we’re looking for new board members! We’re looking for a PR manager and graphical designer. If you want to help us spread the message of Scriptus or make sure AUC’s art is presented in the best way possible, please send us an email at: scriptus@aucsa.nl 

Solace

Solace is looking for new board members! Join AUCSA’s Party committee and help organise events throughout the year.

 

Open positions:

  • Treasurer
  • General Board Member

Watch out for a sign-up form soon

External Positions

Ekster

Internship opportunity at Ekster Amsterdam as a Communications Manager / Marketing strategist!

 

This awesome Amsterdam-based company creates high-quality, water resistant, trackable smart wallets. Founded by a UC alumnus and praised by Forbes (among others), Ekster is a great example of innovative business strategy! Do you want to fulfill an internship for 2-3 flexible days a week, receive a monthly commission of €300,- to €500,- per month and are do you want to work in a professional customer care environment?

 

In short: are you Ekster’s new Communications Manager / Marketing Strategist? Then apply here: https://jobs.ekster.com/communications-manager-marketing-strategist/en. For questions please send an email to acquisitions@aucsa.nl or contact us on Facebook!

 

*This opportunity is brought to you by the AUCSA Acquisitions Team*

AUC Solidarity Fund

Applications open until May 30th!

 

The AUC Solidarity Fund is a student initiative that aims to support the students of Amsterdam University College in times of financial stress. The AUC student community is tight-knit and ambitious, but for some of us, unexpected financial difficulties can get in the way of academic and social participation. Through a variety of fundraising events, we try to help our community. Join us!

 

Positions open:

  • Co-chairman
  • Secretary
  • Internal Fundraiser
  • External Fundraiser

 

Want to join us? Email your CV, a brief motivation letter (max. 250 words), and position interested in to info.sf@aucsc.nl.

Grasple

Almost done with AUC? Do you want to stay in Amsterdam but you don’t want to continue studying immediately? Then this might be the perfect job for you!

 

At Grasple (http://grasple.com/) we are looking for a new Customer Success Manager: someone who wants to help teachers and students with using Grasple in their education. We are a young and close-knit team with a social mission: make education open and available for everyone.

 

We are looking for someone who has a passion for education and is fluent in both Dutch and English. You can read more about Grasple, the job description and the team here. And maybe you will become our newest team member!

British Embassy The Hague

The Department for International Trade (DIT) in the Netherlands, based at the British Embassy in The Hague, helps both UK-based companies succeed in the Netherlands and overseas companies bring their high-quality investment to the UK’s dynamic economy. The British Embassy, based in The Hague in the Netherlands, is part of a world-wide network of 230 Diplomatic Posts, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas. We are currently advertising for two interns to join our trade and investment teams here in the Hague – please find the vacancy here. One intern will mainly support DIT’s Investment Team, while the other will be supporting the Trade Team.

 

In order to be eligible for the position, you need to be available 20 hours a week, speak English fluently and preferably Dutch, be available for 6 months from the 1st of July, and currently be undertaking studies in a higher education institution based in the Netherlands (not necessarily for the entire duration of the internship).

 

This internship is a great opportunity for students who are in the final year of their bachelor studies or currently doing their master’s degree. Find more information & how to apply here.

Internships & Community Projects

Red Pers

Are you currently an AUC student with either academic or personal interest in journalism, (social) media, communication, entrepreneurship, writing, (digital) marketing and/or public relations? And are you still looking for a fun and flexible, but also a challenging and rewarding internship during the spring semester (February-May) of 2019? Then Red Pers, an online journalistic platform founded by former AUC students, might be just perfect for you!

 

We are still looking for interns in a wide variety of fields and with different responsibilities. Especially in public relations (PR), we have quite some open vacancies at the moment. Are you going to be our next Content Creator or Creative Director? For a full overview of the internship possibilities and what they entail, please visit www.redpers.nl/join. Note that professional proficiency in Dutch is required for PR-positions (but other positions are available for English speakers as well!).

 

AUC students have proven to be a perfect internship match with Red Pers in the past: ask former AUC students Keeke van Paasen and Max van Geuns, as well as current students Rosa Juffer and Sophie Smeets, if you want to know more about their experience! However, do not hesitate too long, as the internship deadline (1 December) is approaching. If you are interested, please contact us at meedoen@redpers.nl or send one of us a PM on Facebook!

MDC Internship Vacancy

The Migration & Diversity Centre of VU University is looking for a new part-time intern for the period of December 2019 until December 2020.

The internship at the MDC provides an opportunity to obtain insight into current developments in migration research, become acquainted with scholarly networks in this field and to take part in academic debates on migration and diversity.

Candidate profile

The intern is preferably a recent graduate or someone in their second or last year of undergraduate studies. The intern should have a background in social sciences, law or humanities and ideally an interest in the topics of migration, integration and/or diversity. Additionally, candidates should possess good editing skills, proficiency in English, IT skills and a talent for organization.
Description of the position

We offer a part-time internship of one day (or two half days) a week for a minimum duration of 12 months. The intern will ideally start in the first week of December 2019 (the starting date can be discussed). Tasks are both administrative and organizational and include the composition of our monthly newsletter, updating the website, and assistance in the organization of seminars and conferences. The internship cannot be remunerated, but may be recognised by your university for credit (ECTS).
Contact

Please send a cover letter and CV to mdc@vu.nl by November 1 2019. Suited canditates will be invited for an interview by mid November.

For more information about the MDC, click here.

External Events & Trainings

Trans European Policy Studies Association (TEPSA)

The Trans European Policy Studies Association (TEPSA) is organising a Summer Seminar on the European Neighbourhood Policy in Brussels, at the heart of EU politics, from 9-12 July 2019 under the academic lead of Prof. Frank Schimmelfennig. Applications are open to Master students and graduates until Sunday 19 May 2019.

 

By combining expert lectures with visits to key EU institutions, this 4-day seminar will offer 15 young professionals an opportunity to gain first-hand insights from researchers, EU practitioners and civil society representatives on the current state of play and future prospects of the European Neighbourhood Policy.

 

More information about the application procedure, as well as the call for applications and draft agenda, can be found here. Participants can also win a place free of charge in the seminar by participating in TEPSA’s student contest.

Model European Union Netherlands

Apply for Model European Union Netherlands!

 

An MEU is a lifelike simulation of European politics that gives you the chance to step out of your local bubble and to experience what it’s like to be a European politician. We are expecting more than 100 participants from Europe and beyond. The event will be in the Hague, from July 8th till 13th.

 

Interested? Apply here or find out more on the Facebook event page.

Volunteering
Databases

AIESEC

We have a partnership with AIESEC, which means that you can use their internships database. Press the button on the right for more information. — http://www.aiesec.nl/intern-abroad/

Science and Business Database

The Science and Business Database includes many unique research institutes, spin-offs, start-ups, and other organisations located at Amsterdam Science Park. You are free to use this database to expand your network, search for internships and find job opportunities. Press the button on the right for more information.

HandsOn volunteering

HandsOn has made a full volunteering database, check it out by clicking on the button to the right.

AIESEC Volunteering

Become a Global Citizen and take action towards world issues through a volunteer project with AIESEC.

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