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Illicit Trade Group
Commences at
01 September 2022
Finishes at
31 December 2022


Internship Illicit Trade Group at the University of Groningen

The Illicit Trade Group (ITG) provides internship opportunities for students and recent graduates.
Our programs involve a wide range of activities to engage and broaden the knowledge and
independency of interns in illicit trade practices and related issues. More information about ITG on

For the fall semester (1 September 2022 until 31 December 2022) we are looking for one or two 
interns that will focus on a selection from the following tasks:

  • Communicate with ITG experts
  • Communicate with ITG partners (SuSo, UNICRI, GSG)
  • Maintain and expand ITG experts network at the UG and beyond
  • Identify key strategic partners in Latin America, Asia and Africa
  • Update the website and ITG social media channels
  • Coordinate and develop capacity building projects
  • Carry out interviews to be recorded and placed on our Youtube channel
  • Co-organize events related to Illicit Trade (webinars, public lectures, movie screenings etc) 
  • Collect information and support the creation of new educational activities on illicit trade
  • Mapping new ITG experts in the university 
  • Researching new grant opportunities in collaboration with the grant officer

Qualifications and Skills

  • Completed BA programme, preferable in Social Sciences, Communications or Law, or any other programme relevant to Illicit Trade
  • Sound organizational skills, and ability to handle several responsibilities and work under
  • tight time constraints
  • Ability to work without direct supervision, paying close attention to detail and bearing
  • independent responsibility 
  • Ability to work with website designing software and/or willingness to learn
  • Strong networking and communication skills
  • Ability to write and communicate at an intermediate level of English

Internship conditions

Internships are for four months in the following period: 1.09 until 31.12.

Internships are for 20 hours per week and they take place on site in the Globalisation Studies
Groningen (GSG) premise in the Harmonie Building in Groningen. Internships are unpaid.

If you are interested in our internship opportunities, please send your CV and motivation letter
(maximum 1 page) to by 31 July 2022.