What will you do as an intern?
IARS works with around 200 diverse people every year. Interning with IARS it is all about making a real difference.
As a Equalities Projects Intern you will work closely with the Equalities Projects Coordinator in a variety of projects in the intersecting areas of gender, migration and LGBTI migrants. Some of your tasks will include assisting the coordination of the Women’s Advisory Board, assisting in the organization and delivery of training, writing blog posts, conducting stakeholders mapping, literature review and research. You will have the opportunity to attend to events, trainings and receive accreditation.
As the Move On Conference Intern you will also work closely with the Equalities Projects Coordinator focusing specifically on the organization of the final international conference of the Move On project, “Integrating migrants into the labour market: challenges and opportunities for career counselling” that will be held on the 26th of September 2017 in London. The gender and migration MOVE ON project is a 2 years programme funded by Erasmus+ being delivered in partnership with seven organisations among six different countries. The project builds on EU-recommendation by aiming to strengthen the skills of professionals providing educational and career guidance to migrants, with a focus on gender and cultural sensitivity.
Please note that this opportunity is now closed.
· All interns are deemed to be volunteers and are entitled to be reimbursed in line with IARS volunteer policy for travel expenses and up to £5 for lunch expenses
· Volunteering hours are flexible between 9am-6pm
· Internships can vary from 1 day to 3 days a week, lasting from 3 to 6 months
The IARS International Institute is committed to equality and within the constraints of its small size and limited financial resources, aims to achieve best practice as an equal opportunities organisation. It is governed by our Equal Opportunity policy whereby no individual will be discriminated against on the basis of their gender, transgender status, sexual orientation, race, age, ethnic origin, nationality, disability, marital status, caring or parental responsibilities, age, religion or belief, or indeed any other grounds that are not relevant to the ability to meet the requirements for this internship opportunity. IARS is committed to providing a working and social environment in which the rights and dignity of each individual are respected and which is free from discrimination, prejudice, intimidation and all forms of harassment and bullying.