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Motion Picture Association (MPA) / EMEA office / Brussels Policy / Advocacy – Stage Description

About the Motion Picture Association (MPA)

We are the international voice of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). We aspire to advance the business and the art of filmmaking and celebrate its enjoyment through our commercial and regional office in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The MPA firmly believes that strong national film industries and enthusiastic film-going audiences benefit all film makers in Europe. The European and US entertainment industries have a common goal: promoting and protecting the creative sectors, the talent that is at their core, and the millions of jobs they support.

The EMEA office of the MPA is based in Brussels, Belgium and was opened in 1995. Our principal areas of activity include: work on legislative and regulatory issues at the European and national levels; development and implementation of content protection strategies; coordination of region-wide content protection activities in coordination with some seventeen national partners; advocating the development and respect of digital rights management; collaboration with other rights holder groups to promote intellectual property rights; and negotiation and administration of collective management agreements.

Stage Outline and Function

The MPA EMEA policy department is offering a full-time internship at its offices in Brussels for 6 months. The intern will receive a financial compensation. The selected candidate will work closely with the MPA EMEA policy department and will primarily focus on supporting the team in implementing the EMEA Policy Strategy.

Key tasks include:

  • Monitoring relevant EU websites regarding the Digital Single Market, with a specific focus on copyright, audiovisual policies, e-commerce and privacy.
  • Attend and report on the relevant policy events in the European Parliament.
  • Attend and report on the relevant events (conferences / workshops) of interest to the MPA.
  • Support the policy department in coalition activities.
  • Monitoring relevant events and regularly update the MPA calendar.
  • Managing and updating the databases of policy makers and stakeholders.
  • Provide general administrative support as required.
  • Assist the EMEA policy team in organizing events.

The successful candidate should have:

  • A demonstrated interest and experience in IP/copyright/Audiovisual policies/ E-commerce / Digital issues. A law background and an interest in politics are desirable.
  • A demonstrated interest and experience in European Affairs and in the EU making decision process.
  • Good research and writing skills; experience of MS Office tools (Word and PowerPoint in particular).
  • Fluent command of spoken and written English; other EU languages are desirable.

How to apply:

Please send CV and covering letter (to the attention of Mr. Alex Maglione and Mr. Marc du Moulin) to the following email address:

Deadline: 28 October 2016


PhD Positions in Comparative Politics, University of Zurich

October 25, 2016
2 Doctoral (Ph.D.) / Assistant Positions in Comparative Politics (Assistenzen)
The Department of Political Science at the University of Zurich (IPZ) invites applications for 2 doctoral (Ph.D.) / assistant positions (Assistenzen) in the research group of the Chair of Comparative Politics held by Prof. Daniele Caramani.
The IPZ offers excellent research conditions and a stimulating academic environment. Through its collaborations, research centres and exchange programmes, it is widely internationally connected. The IPZ is committed to promote young scholars in their career advancement and provides strong methodological support. The positions will be filled for 3 years and can be renewed to 1 year contingent on Ph.D. progress, research productivity, teaching quality and commitment to chair and departmental activities. Compensation starts by CHF 53’189.
The successful candidates will engage in research and teaching in the area of comparative politics. They are expected to pursue own research interests, participate to international conferences and produce outstanding scholarship with publications in top journals and presses. Candidates must possess encompassing theoretical knowledge of comparative politics, solid training in quantitative methods and statistical packages (Stata and R), international experience, the ability and motivation to work in team and conduct independent research, and the ability to work fluently in English and/or German.
The tasks include:
• Writing a Ph.D. dissertation based on the candidate’s own research interests in the broad area of comparative politics.
• Teaching undergraduate seminars or introductory courses in English or German (app. 2 hours weekly in 2 semesters of 14 weeks), advising students, preparing and marking examinations, and occasional administrative tasks.
• Participation to the department’s activities and to the doctoral programme.
• Participation to summer schools, scholarly conferences and scientific networks.

Please send to (possibly as one PDF-attachment): cover letter, CV, transcripts, statement of research purpose, name of a person who would be willing to serve as a reference. Informal inquiries are encouraged (0041 44 634 4010).

Start date: February 1, 2017 or later upon agreement
Applications by: November 30, 2016
Interviews: December 8−9, 2016

Vacature: stage public affairs en informatiemanagement


De stagiair public affairs en informatiemanagement ondersteunt gedurende de stageperiode de adviseurs bij hun dagelijkse werkzaamheden. Hij/zij houdt zich daarnaast bezig met het monitoren van debatten, kranten, internet en andere media. Ook werkt de stagiair mee aan onze digitale informatiesysteem ‘Haagse Kennis’. Tijdens de stage wordt de stagiair begeleid door een van onze adviseurs. In voorkomende gevallen kan de stagiair worden ingezet bij andere werkzaamheden.

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Public Cinema – Stage creatieve bestuurskunde

Wie we zijn

Public Cinema is een jong en groeiend creatief bedrijf met jarenlange ervaring. Met een team van 10 mensen werken we aan zeer uiteenlopende projecten zoals websites, animatiefilms, infographics en e-learning. We werken voornamelijk in opdracht van organisaties in de publieke sector zoals ministeries, universiteiten en zorginstellingen. We specialiseren ons in de vertaalslag tussen inhoud en vorm. Maatschappelijke betrokkenheid hebben we hoog in het vaandel staan. Iedereen in ons team combineert een inhoudelijke achtergrond met creatief werk.

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Internship – European Policy

Would you like to work with international, challenging and very dynamic projects on European issues? The European Policy team at Ramboll Management Consulting works mainly with the EU Commission and the European Parliament as clients. We carry out assignments in the areas of evaluation and impact assessment, supporting evidence-based policy making, mainly in home affairs and migration, employment and social affairs, regional development, climate action, energy and transport, internal market and industry. We are currently looking for interns for our office in Brussels.

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meld je aan voor het ECHO Mentorprogramma

Op zoek naar persoonlijk contact in het bedrijfsleven die je op weg helpt naar een eerste baan?

Hogan Lovells, KPMG, KPN, Schiphol Group en Shell organiseren in samenwerking met ECHO, Expertisecentrum Diversiteitsbeleid vanaf november 2016 een Mentorprogramma voor Nederlandse studenten met een niet-westerse achtergrond. Het Mentorprogramma is een initiatief van Shell Nederland en is sinds 2011 uitgebreid naar meerdere bedrijven. Dit programma is bestemd voor studenten in de laatste fase van hun studie (hbo en universiteit) en die direct na afstuderen op zoek gaan naar een baan in het bedrijfsleven. Ook als je net bent afgestudeerd (maximaal 6 maanden) en nog geen baan hebt, kun je meedoen. Deelname is gratis. Continue reading

Afstuderen op vraagstukken in de publieke sector?

KWINK groep is een adviesbureau voor maatschappelijke vraagstukken. Voor de periode februari tot juli 2017 zijn wij weer op zoek naar gedreven en talentvolle masterstudenten die bij ons willen afstuderen. We bieden je de kans om het schrijven van je afstudeerscriptie te combineren met het meewerken in adviesprojecten. Interesse? Schrijf je in voor de inhousedag op 23 november. Continue reading