6-month internship in Brussels, starting date: march/april 2016

GPLUS BRUSSELS is currently looking for talented and enthusiastic Master’s students to join their team in Brussels for a 6-month internship starting in March/April 2016.

A student should have:
• A passion for , and knowledge of, the EU and its processes and policies
• Good communication skills and a desire to develop personal networks in Brussels
• Oral & written fluency in English and at least one other major European language (French and/or Dutch preferably)

The company offers:
• The opportunity to work on areas that may include competition, trade, international relations, financial services, telecoms, energy and environment policy
• Challenging, high-profile work in a stimulating and entrepreneurial environment

If you are looking for an internship as part of your degree programme (school agreement is required), please send your 2-page CV & motivation letter:
brusselsjobs@gpluseurope.com
with the subject line: “Brussels Internship March/April 2016

The deadline of application is 14 February 2016.

European Studies Fair 5-6 February 2016 in Brussels

The European Studies Fair brings together students and young professionals to learn more about graduate and postgraduate programs in EU studies, international relations, business, economics, public policy and law.

The EUSF is a great place to meet recruiters from international universities, to network and to discuss career opportunities with experts.

The fair will take place 5 and 6 February 2016 in Brussels. Registration is now open!

Registration and the programme of the event here: http://www.politico.eu/eu-studies-fair-programme/

Internships abroad

ErasmusIntern.org provides a place to bring together internship providers and students seeking an internship opportunity abroad.

It is a project developed by the Erasmus Student Network (ESN), a non-profit international student organisation which mission is to represent international students by providing opportunities for cultural understanding and self-development under the principle of Students Helping Students.

This project aims at improving the accessibility and quality of international internships, as well as at increasing the awareness on the existence of such opportunities for youth.

On ErasmusIntern.org companies and organisations publish their internship offers and search for interns, and  students that want to do an internship abroad can have their profiles, search and apply for internships vacancies.

To know more about opportunities ErasmusIntern provides, go to http://erasmusintern.org/content/how-it-works

Student Technology Conference: Free One-Day Online Event

The second annual Student Technology Conference, a free one-day online event bringing together students, educators and innovators from around the world, will be held Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 9 Am to 9 Pm EST. We invite all to attend!

The Student Technology Conference provides an international forum for the presentation, discussion and sharing of educational technology in schools and other academic settings. This conference, by students in grades 6-12 as well as colleges and universities and for all, is committed to:

  • Fostering a better understanding of how students use technology in education and to engage students, teachers and administrators in a conversation about technology.
  • Assisting teachers and administrators in understanding how students use technology both in and out of the classroom.
  • Strengthening the relationship between students, teachers and administrators about technology in the curriculum.

Last year’s conference featured more than twenty general sessions and four keynote addresses from all over the world with over 500 participants!

If you haven’t joined us before, this is an amazing, engaging, collaborative, worldwide event that you will want to be a part of. You can join us for just for one session, or for every session! Even if you miss a session, they are all recorded so you can watch them later!

More information: http://studenttechnologyconference.com/page/welcome-information

European Student Funding Guide

European Funding Guide – your starting point for student finance in Europe!
It is an online platform for students compiling over 12,000 funding opportunities with the value over 27 billion EUR.

European Funding Guide is a website compiling over 12,000 funding opportunities for students – that’s 80% of the 15,000 scholarships, grants, awards and loans on offer in the EU.

Here are some of the features available on European Funding Guide:

  • Matching your profile with the opportunities out there– saving you from trawling through search results
  • Tips and resources to support you through the application process – whether it’s submitting an online application to interviews and presentations
  • An internship portal detailing work experience openings around Europe

http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/news/2015/1215-european-funding-guide_en.htm

Mobile roaming costs

In four months, calling, texting and going online from your mobile phone when travelling in the EU will become even cheaper than it is now, with a maximum difference of €0.05 compared to the price at home.

When you use your mobile phone in other EU countries – to call, text (send SMS messages) or go online – there’s a limit on what your operator can charge you.

Throughout the EU, the “Eurotariff” for roaming means the cost of using these services is capped – to put a stop to excessive prices.

Notification of prices

When you cross a border within the EU, your mobile operator must send you a text telling you the price for making and receiving calls, texting and going online (data download) in the EU country you’ve just entered.

Protection against “bill shock”

To protect you against excessive data roaming bills, the volume of downloaded data on your mobile device is capped, worldwide, at €50 (or the equivalent in another currency), unless you have agreed to a different limit with your operator. You will also receive a warning when you reach 80% of this agreed limit.

Find out more on Your Europe:http://europa.eu/!Fv86KF