Master-level intern Sustainability Erasmus University

Master-level intern Sustainability Erasmus University

Published Deadline Location
31 Aug 26 Sep Rotterdam

Job description

The mission of the Erasmus University Rotterdam is to create positive societal impact as expressed in Strategy 2024. One of the seven pillars of the EUR strategy is Taking Responsibility for Sustainability. We aim to mainstream sustainability in education, research, partnerships and operations, while using the SDGs as our guidance. Within the university there is a strongly felt need to strengthen the sustainability community, to have access to up-to-date information on sustainability at EUR, to understand our profile and ambitions, and to join initiatives.

The EUR sustainability agenda has many challenges. One of these is the need to turn our policy into practice with the active participation of the EUR staff and student community. Activities to realize this are embedded in our communication and engagement strategy, such as strengthening the Sustainability Liaison Network, intensifying our use of social media channels, participatory policy development and a Sustainability Newsletter where ‘supply and demand’ on Sustainability@EUR where information and people meet, etc.

Assignment
You will support EUR's sustainability program manager with the implementation of the sustainability agenda organization-wide, in collaboration with the university’s schools and departments. More specifically:

  • Support the preparation, implementation, and follow-up of the Sustainability Liaison Network meetings
  • Support the organization of workshops and events around sustainability topics
  • Contribute to the Sustainability Monitoring and Reporting
  • Technically support digital and live meetings and events (management of platforms like Zoom and Teams,   Mentimeter/Kahoot and other tools)
  • Develop content for our communication channels on social media, the Sustainability Newsletter, MyEUR and EUR.nl etc.

You work together with:

  • EUR's sustainability program manager (internship supervisor)
  • The communication advisors of the Strategy Office.

 

Specifications

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

Requirements

What do we expect from you?
That you enjoy working in a team and have knowledge of Sustainability. You like (technically) organizing meetings and events and have a talent for writing clear and engaging texts.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 4 up to 6 months.

What do we have to offer?

  • Starting date mid October 2021, for four to six months, three or four days/week
  • Intern level compensation of € 450 gross/month, based on 1FTE
  • Day to day guidance by the Program Manager Sustainability
  • You become part of the Strategy Office Team.

Employer

De Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam (EUR)

De Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam (EUR) is een internationaal georiënteerde universiteit met een uitgesproken maatschappelijke oriëntatie in haar onderwijs en onderzoek. Onze wetenschappers en studenten werken in nauwe samenwerking met interne en externe partijen aan het oplossen van mondiale, sociale uitdagingen, geïnspireerd door het altijd dynamische en kosmopolitische Rotterdam. Onze missie luidt dan ook ‘Creating positive societal impact’. Ons academisch onderwijs is intensief, actief en toepassingsgericht. Ons onderzoek vindt steeds vaker plaats in multidisciplinaire teams, die sterk verweven zijn met internationale netwerken. Met onze onderzoeksimpact en dankzij de hoge kwaliteit van onderwijs kan de EUR zich meten met de top van de Europese universiteiten. De Erasmian values fungeren als ons interne kompas en maken de Erasmus Universiteit herkenbaar voor de buitenwereld: ondernemend, maatschappelijk betrokken, wereldburger, ruimdenkend en verbindend. 

Department

Het Strategy Office (SO)

Het Strategy Office begeleidt de EUR in haar transitie naar een impactgerichte universiteit en werkt daarin samen met de gehele organisatie aan het verwezenlijken van de strategische doelstellingen.

Het Strategy Office is een beleidsafdeling die zich enerzijds bezighoudt met het (ondersteunen) van het integraal implementeren van de strategie (zowel inhoudelijk als procesmatig) en anderzijds voorziet in capaciteit om het bestuur en de organisatie te voorzien van strategisch advies op uiteenlopende dossiers. Vanzelfsprekend gebeurt dit in hechte samenwerking met andere centrale beleidsafdelingen, de faculteiten en instituten en ondersteunende diensten (die de EUR-strategie verankeren en mee uitvoeren) en de projectleiders en academic leads, die de strategische projecten leiden. Het team bestaat uit zowel programmamanagementfuncties, als strategisch adviseurs en wordt daarnaast aangevuld met collega’s van ondersteunende diensten, die meedenken op strategische en implementatievraagstukken. Het SO functioneert als spin in het web, om de strategische ambities in samenwerking met de gehele community te kunnen realiseren.

Additional information

Please send your motivation letter (max. 1 page) including CV (max. 2 pages) by using the “apply here” button in this vacancy, before 26 September 2021 to mariecke.vanderglas@eur.nl.

For more information abut this position, please contact dr. Mariecke van der Glas via mariecke.vanderglas@eur.nl, program manager sustainability EUR.

Specifications

  • Support staff (clerical, administrative, facility)
  • 24—32 hours per week
  • University graduate
  • ABD/SO/31082021

Employer

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA, Rotterdam

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Make sure to apply no later than 26 Sep 2021 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).