ESN: Communication and Media Internship

The Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is Europe’s biggest student organisation, present in more than 520 sections at 800 Higher Education Institutions in 40 European countries.


It was founded in 1989, with the aim to support and develop student mobility. As a European organisation, ESN uses multiple channels to maintain effective internal and external communication with the Network, our partners and stakeholders.

The international headquarters in Brussels are looking for a Communication and Media Intern starting in early August. That person will work on maintaining active and quality communication including Social Media, websites, blog & newsletter as well as assist in all communication-related tasks.

Terms and Conditions

  • Internship for a duration of 6 months
  • The successful applicant should start ideally in early August.
  • Must have an Erasmus Placement or any Internship Agreement
  • Accommodation is provided
  • Transport costs in Brussels are covered

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Implementation of social media communication, including FacebookInstagram and Twitter
  • Aid in graphic design (both raster & vector)
  • Help in creating the newsletter, updating the website and ESN’s online tools
  • Contribute to the design our internal ESN publications, such as ESN Survey
  • Assist in various communication-related tasks.

Required skills and experience

  • Experience in copywriting in English
  • Background in communication, media, graphic design or similar
  • Good knowledge of Social Media and being familiar with basics of online marketing
  • Good knowledge of Adobe software: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Experience in photography
  • Precise and organised way of working
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office package
  • Capability of working in a team as well as independently
  • Comfortable working in a multicultural environment
  • Knowledge of the Erasmus Student Network is a plus.

Highly Valued

  • Video editing and/or animation tools
  • Knowledge of HTML and/or CSS, experience in web design.

Why internship at the ESN Headquarters

  • Casual, friendly, multicultural environment
  • Work in a leading student organisation with strong communication
  • Various training opportunities to learn and develop yourself
  • Support for creativity and innovative ideas
  • Work using advanced tools for online communication.

To apply, you are encouraged to use the website. If this is not possible, please send a short motivation letter and CV to as soon as possible, but no later than the 14th of July at 23:59 CET. Please double-check that you are eligible for an Erasmus+ traineeship grant before applying. Interviews, either in Brussels or via Skype, will be conducted on a rolling basis.

If you have any additional questions regarding the position, please contact content-related questions) or (for administrative questions). For more information on ESN, please visit our website

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