Kennisland (KL) is a think tank for social innovation. We want to make the Netherlands smarter. Not only because it is necessary, but also because we think it is possible. We work on complex social issues that ask for new ways of innovating. We do this through versatile projects, research and advice. Are you excited about reforming copyright so that it fits better with digital possibilities in the 21st century and are you looking for a challenging and dynamic internship in the ++Spring HouseKL’s office is based in Spring House, club house for radical innovators.? We would like to hear from you!
The internship will start on the 1st of October in our ++©Read more about our activities in the field of copyright here.. This team advocates for a copyright that fits with the digital possibilities of the 21st century. Kennisland stands for an open knowledge society. We are working on reforming copyright to prevent it from being an unnecessary barrier to accessing information. The internship lasts at least four months (at least 32 hours a week) but preferably five or six months. We will take into account your wishes and needs and make sure that the internship meets the requirements set by your university.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for an ambitious and critical student who is a strong writer. It is important that you are committed and well organised. We want you to show initiative and take an active part in shaping your internship. Internships at Kennisland are a leap in the dark. We will assist you, but we expect a certain level of independency.
In concrete terms, your work will include:
- mapping European developments in the field of copyright;
- providing assistance in explaining European developments in copyright to organisations and people without a legal background;
- organising various meetings;
- tracking social media and other forms of communication: websites, Twitter, Facebook.
WeBasic knowledge of copyright would be welcome, but is not a requirement; an interest in copyright is! are looking for an enthusiastic intern who wishes to work on enhancing copyright in the European Union. Basic knowledge of copyright would be welcome, but is not a requirement; an interest in copyright is! During your internship you will collaborate digitally with partners in other European countries, but you will, of course, also take part in the daily organisation at Kennisland. The working language of your projects is English.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
- You are doing a degree in Law, International Relations, Political Communication or another relevant university degree;
- You dare to take initiative and ask questions;
- You are interested in copyright;
- You have a good command of English;
- You can quickly understand complex matter;
- You have basic knowledge of institutions and decision-making processes of the European Union;
- You have an interest in education.
We are looking for someone with an opinion that proactively participates in the completion of projects and organising various meetings. You can improvise well and do not get nervous about ad hoc tasks and activities. The reality is never as well ordered as the abstract theory: you are therefore well placed to achieve an overview of the daily reality and you enjoy inventing and finding out new opportunities. You are confident in your own capabilities and you are a team player. You must have the necessary resources such as a work and residence permit and/or other financial support for the duration of the internship.
What’s in it for you?
YouYou can improvise well and do not get nervous about ad hoc tasks and activities. will be working closely together with your ++Co-workersGet to know your future colleagues. and learn about their expertise and lessons from their work practices. You will receive a supervisor with whom you draw up an internship plan in which mutual expectations have been translated into clear development goals and activities. Depending on your own learning goals and interests, you can participate in workshops and collaborate on new activities and projects. Additionally, you can also write articles for KL.
In a full-time job the internship fee is 500 euros gross per month. Kennisland offers you all the possibilities to develop in an informal work environment in a beautiful location in Amsterdam.
How can you respond?
Please send an email containing your CV and motivation letter to Tamara Mangelaars via email@example.com, by 25 August. For questions about the internship you can also contact Tamara by e-mail or +3120-5756720.