Trainee Project Officer

Internship Description

We are Cross Your Borders. A creative, ambitious team with a passion for creating global

awareness among young people. We do this with our interactive citizenship projects in schools throughout the Netherlands as well as our world school trips. Create impact and join us as:


24 - 40 hours per week

What will you do?

Your internship will be diverse, alternating between supervising classes and using your scientific expertise in the organization.

Duties as a project supervisor

  • Supervising classes during interactive citizenship projects
  • Sharing knowledge with young people on issues such as climate change, unfair trade and human rights
  • Working with scholars and students of a variety of ages and levels
  • Visiting schools throughout the country
  • Collaborate with fellow interns and teachers during the implementation of educational projects

Duties as a project officer

  • Assist or coordinate educational projects and lead a team
  • Direct fellow interns and teachers during the implementation of educational projects
  • Giving workshops and training to fellow interns
  • Analyze Cross Your Borders' policies and make recommendations based on the latest scientific theories and insights
  • Provide (administrative) support, e.g. in recruitment and selection processes
  • Possibly combine your internship with a (thesis) research project

What we offer

  • The opportunity to work on tasks that match your educational background
  • The opportunity to work in a professional team experienced in training and mentoring interns
  • The opportunity to gain experience within a nonprofit organization
  • The opportunity to apply content knowledge in practice
  • The opportunity to not sit on the sidelines during the internship, but to be given immediate responsibility within the work field
  • The chance to be part of an enthusiastic youth team, with whom we organize all kinds of team activities (a real team feeling)
  • The opportunity to advance to gainful employment

What we ask

  • You are an HBO/WO student
  • You are available for a minimum of 3 months for 24 hours per week or more
  • You are in possession of a student week-OV card
  • You are sociable, energetic and enjoy making young people aware of global injustice

Want to apply or learn more?

We provide weekly online information sessions with more information about the internships or come and spend a day with us.

  • Ask your questions via Whatsapp or call us at 06-43776363
  • Mail your resume and brief motivation to st****@cr**************.nl
  • Check
  • 19-08-2024
  • 12-7-2024
  • Minimum 24
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