While organising volunteering possibilities in heritage linked fields European Heritage Volunteers recognised that there is a big interest for internship possibilities in these fields, too.

European Heritage Volunteers therefore offers from the season 2017 on internship positions in heritage linked fields both in the organisation itself and at partner organisations resp. partner institutions with whom European Heritage Volunteers is cooperating since a longer time.

Usually, for the internship positions accommodation is provided by the organisation resp. institution offering the internship possibility, but salary is not paid. The intern has a clear defined working task and a person with heritage linked education responsible for the intern. After the internship a qualified certificate will be provided.

The internship usually lasts between four weeks and three months, in most of the cases there is a certain flexibility concerning the exact dates and the duration of the internship.

Beside the below mentioned places there are existing additional internship possibilities, too, which are not published.

If you are interested in internship possibilities, please, send your curriculum vitae (complete, including your date of birth, photo etc.) and a motivation letter explaining your motivation, the focus of your heritage linked interests and the time frame of your availability by email with attachments as pdf-files.

 

Find below first internship positions for 2017. More positions will be inserted during the year.

 

Internship 01 / 2017
Support of the realisation of European Heritage Volunteers Projects

The intern will support the realisation of European Heritage Volunteer Projects by supporting the leading team.

Depending on his / her interests and qualification the intern will or support the technical leader of the project or support as a leader or co-leader the intercultural and social aspects of the project.

Organisation: European Heritage Volunteers
Time frame: between June and September 2017
Duration: at least four weeks, in exceptional cases also less
Country: Germany
Expected qualifications: no formal qualifications necessary
Language skills: English; knowledge of German welcome, but not mandatory
Special conditions:

  • The intern will take part in the first project as ordinary participant to get introduced in his / her tasks. For this first project – as well as for the following projects where s/he will overtake a (co-)leading function – the intern has not to pay the usual participation fee.
  • From the second project on the intern will receive an allowance of 140 € for every two-week project in which s/he overtakes (co-)leading responsibility.
  • Travel costs from one project to another project will be reimbursed.
  • Food and accommodation will be provided for free in the frame of the projects.

 

Internship 02 / 2017
Photo and video documentation of European Heritage Volunteers Projects and Partner Projects

The intern will document by photo and / or video particular European Heritage Volunteers Projects and Partner Projects throughout Europe.
The photos should have professional quality and shall be used for the exhibition about Heritage Volunteers Projects throughout Europe in 2018.

The video material should have professional quality and shall be used for the promotion of Heritage Volunteers Projects. From every visited project a final result of three minutes length is expected. Additionally, the raw material should be used for a later joint documentation of several Heritage Volunteer Projects.

Organisation: European Heritage Volunteers
Time frame: between June and September 2017
Duration: depending on the task
Country: Germany and other European countries
Expected qualifications: no formal qualifications, but good knowledge and experience in photo and / or video necessary
Language skills: English
Special conditions:

  • The intern will receive an allowance of 5 € per day.
  • Travel costs between the projects will be reimbursed.
  • For every finalised and approved video of three minutes length an additional allowance of 100 € will be paid.
  • Food and accommodation will be provided at the project places for free, but not during the trip from one project to another.

 

Internship 03 / 2017
Guest Guiding at the exhibition about volunteering for heritage in Weimar

At Belvedere Castle Complex in Weimar a permanent exhibition about European Heritage Volunteers Projects in Europe as well as about UNESCO World Heritage Volunteers Projects worldwide is installed. The exhibition is complemented by videos presenting some of the Heritage Volunteers projects having taken place in Europe during the last years.

The intern will be at the place and available for the visitors of the exhibition, answering their questions concerning European Heritage Volunteers, UNESCO World Heritage Volunteers in general and the UNESCO World Heritage Volunteers project at Belvedere Park in particular. Own contribution concerning related topics as conservation, heritage management, garden architecture and similar is welcome. Beside that the volunteer will be involved in the current UNESCO World Heritage Volunteers Project in Weimar by providing guided tours for the participants, presenting heritage sites of its country of origin and similar.

Organisation: European Heritage Volunteers in cooperation with Weimar Classic Foundation
Time frame: July, 13th, to August, 14th, 2017
Place: Weimar, Germany
Expected qualifications: no formal qualifications, but interest in heritage linked topics and open-mindedness are necessary  
Language skills: German and English
Special conditions:

  • The intern will receive an allowance of 200 € for the whole time.
  • The intern will receive during the first half of the project an amount of 5 € per day to buy his / her food on his / her own. During the second half of the project s/he will be able to join the meals of the UNESCO World Heritage Volunteers Project.
  • Accommodation will be provided in an own room in a flat shared with other interns.