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Vacancy for a Communications Intern

NIAS is looking for an intern to support its communication team

2021 is a significant year for NIAS as we celebrate our 50 anniversary. We are looking for someone with indesign and video editing skills to strengthen our communications team. You will preferably be following a study in the field of design or communication design and are in the second or third year of your bachelor program. Fluency in English is required. You will be creating digital content around the events planned as well as for content marketing.

The timeline is ideally for 3-6 months for a minimum of 24 hours or 3 days (0,63 fte). The internship would start in January 2021.

What we Offer:

  • Room for your own input/suggestions
  • Work-experience in creating engaging content
  • Depending on the duration of the internship, see the full cycle; from idea to actualisation to post-event communication


Due to current Corona measures, NIAS is fully online. The candidate would be working remotely with his/her own computer and would have regular meetings with the communications team & internship supervisor.

Internship allowance

The Internship allowance is € 250, – gross per month for a full-time internship.

For more Information:

Please contact Tanu Patodia (Science Communications) at tanu.patodia@nias.knaw.nl

How to Apply:

You can send your application, consisting of a cover letter and your curriculum vitae, to

Busra Saglam (HR officer)  by e-mail (sollicitaties@bb.huc.knaw.nl) before December 10th, 2020, stating ‘’vacancy Intern Communication’’.

We strive to ensure that our workforce reflects the diversity in society in terms of age, gender and cultural background, among other things. We therefore appreciate it very much if candidates apply that can increase the diversity of the KNAW institutes.

Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated.