Erasmus+ Traineeship: Program Assistant, Vienna Master of Applied Human Rights

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The Vienna Master of Arts in Applied Human Rights at the University of Applied Arts Vienna was established in spring 2020 in reaction to present-day challenges generated by digitalization, globalization and neoliberalism. The Vienna Master of Arts in Applied Human Rights offers students an in-depth interdisciplinary education in the history, philosophy, politics, as well as legal dimension of the international human rights standards and their protection mechanisms by international organizations. The program also offers practical applicability of artistic and cultural work in creating opportunities for promoting, protecting and implementing human rights.

More information about the program 


We are looking for 3-4 program assistants from diverse academic backgrounds with a strong interest in Human Rights, including but not limited to:  

  • communication/management or related field
  • law/political science/social sciences or related field
  • visual/performing/multidisciplinary arts or related field. 

Great communication and writing skills in English 

Excellent interpersonal skills, especially communication, flexibility, teamwork, creativity, time management and organization skills.

Experienced with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) / Social Media / Zoom)

Applicants must be able to receive a scholarship through the Erasmus+ Traineeships programme of their university 


TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES (+/- 35 weekly hours) 

  • Administrative tasks: a wide variety of office support, monitoring and organizing file and library inventory. 
  • Academic coordination and curricular support: provide feedback on the courses and lectures and create positive improvements in courses offered by the university program, provide technical seminar support, liaise between students/staff/lecturers 
  • Events support: organizational support of various meetings, events, and trips 
  • Communication support: managing the program’s social media presence, writing blogs, marketing 
  • Research support in the intersection of human rights and arts