Do you have a communication background? Would you like to put that to work on the promotion of equality and non-discrimination, while also discovering the workings of a European Network made up of national equality bodies? Now is your chance!

We are looking for a new grad who:

  • is motivated, has energy and enthusiasm to share, is eager to learn
  • demonstratively values equality and non-discrimination
  • values their organisational skills with an eye for detail, and a sense of initiative
  • has a background relevant for communication in the field of equality
  • speaks and writes English proficiently
  • responds well to team dynamics and enjoys a small team environment (online to start with, hopefully in person soon!)

In addition, you must meet all the conditions required by the Convention d’Immersion Professionnelle under Belgian law to enjoy the traineeship programme:

  • Recent graduate in a field of studies related to the responsibilities at stake in the position
  • Less than 30 years old
  • Already living in Belgium or authorised to work in Belgium

For more details, read the job description here. 


6 months of supervised internship, fulltime 38h/week

The full package includes

  • paid internship: 1,200 eur/ month
  • reimbursement of commuting costs (if/when we return to the office)
  • 8 eur face-value meal vouchers per day worked
  • 13 days of holiday
  • paid sick leave


Please fill out the online application form and submit, together with your latest CV (both in English), by 2 January at 23:59 CET.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted before the end of year break for an interview around the second week of January. In case you have not received any invitation from Equinet by 24 January, please consider that your application has not been retained.


Equinet is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equal opportunities for all irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, race or ethnicity, age or disability. With a view to contributing to full equality in practice and compensating for disadvantages, Equinet applies positive action measures.
Taking into account the Equinet Secretariat team composition and previous traineeships, in case of equally qualified and suitable candidates, Equinet will choose the person with a minority ethnic background and/or a disability unless there are other factors that should tilt the balance in favour of the other candidate(s). Therefore we warmly welcome applications from candidates with these characteristics.


Any personal data you are asked to transmit to Equinet for the purpose of your application will be processed in compliance with REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 of the European Union. It will only be processed for the purpose of your traineeship application by Equinet and will not be shared externally under any circumstance.

Applications from non-retained candidates will be destroyed and applications from selected candidates will be processed in the best achievable conditions of confidentiality. They will be securely archived for one year before destruction and made accessible only to the HR managers (i.e. the Finance and Administration Officer and the Executive Director).

Please note that during the application review process, due to capacity constraints within the Secretariat, your application might be reviewed (in addition to HR managers) by another senior employee at Equinet.

Should you disagree with this, please let us know at the time of application.

By sending your application without further instruction from your side regarding the processing of your personal data, Equinet will understand that you agree with the general data processing procedure explained above. In case you would like your personal data to be treated differently, please explain it in your application email. Any further enquiry regarding personal data processing can be sent to yannick.godin@equineteurope.org.

Every applicant can at any time request to access, rectify, restrict or wholly object to the processing of their personal information Equinet might be in possession of by sending an email request to yannick.godin@equineteurope.org.


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