EU Center Internship Opportunity Fall 2019

European Union Center & Jean Monnet Chair
March 28, 2019
Coral Gables, Florida
Job Type
Employment Type
Salary Type
Fall semester, 4 hours per week
School years
Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Masters, Doctorate
Contact Person Name
Melanie Goergmaier
Contact Phone


The University of Miami European Union “Jean Monnet” Chair is offering an innovative program combining an internship training and individualized research supervision. Available to all undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Miami, it is sponsored by a grant awarded by the European Union. A certificate of expertise will be issued for successful trainees. This experience is highly valued when applying for internships at EU sites or other private and government employment.

This program will be administered by Professor Joaquín Roy, EU Jean Monnet Chair at the European Union Center at UM.

To apply, please register in one of the courses and once you are registered, please send a very short CV (one page, ideally) and a statement with the areas to be explored for research to (preferred application deadline: May 28; final deadline: August 28)

This is not a paid internship, but you will be able to use a desk space at our facilities at the EU Center/Jean Monnet Chair (1300 Campo Sano, Room 210).


To receive internship credit for UM requirements, candidates must register in one of the European Union courses INS 591/ INS 594/ LAS 560 / POL 603. Following the courses is, however, not necessarily required, since authorized students will conduct an independent study.

Students will be able to choose among a variety of topics for research, following some of the current issues facing the EU, the US and Latin America: The Euro crisis, immigration, the Trade and Investment agreement between the US and the EU, terrorism and nationalism, the future of Greece-EU relationship, the consequences of EU enlargement, tensions with Russia, the EU and the BRICS, comparative regional integration (Latin America, Asia, etc.), the prospects of an “Atlantic Community”, Cuba´s relations with the EU, relations with Asia, education (Bologna, Erasmus), European identity (culture, arts, music), etc.
The internship training includes functions assigned in think-tank institutions and international agencies, such as data-collecting, documents development, social media, briefings and lecture reporting.

The resulting research will have to have the form of a research paper, which will be a candidate for insertion in our series (, publications, papers)

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