Slovak Liaison Office for Research and Development in Brussels


Student internships

SLORD offers internship opportunities to male and female university students as well as recent graduates. Internships are 4-months and 1-2 positions are available per academic semester.

  1. Term: 1. september – 31. December
  2. Term: 1. february – 31. May

The selection process is currently OPEN.

Applications for the internship starting in September 2024 will be open until 15th of April 2024.

Basic information

Interns work on-site at the SLORD office in Brussels and gain valuable experience by working in an international environment.

What is the job description?

  • Daily monitoring of news and processing of contributions to the SLORD website;
  • Support in managing the SLORD website and social media accounts;
  • Participation in conferences and other events organised by the EU institutions or other organisations;
  • Support in the organisation of SLORD events;
  • Preparation of proceedings of selected conferences and working groups on various research and innovation topics;
  • Research, preparation and editing of written and graphic documents.

What is expected of me?

  • An interest in European affairs and European policies on research, development and innovation;
  • Willingness to work in an international environment and a pleasant demeanor;
  • Responsibility and precision.

What conditions do I have to meet?

  • Student II. or III. university degree or graduate;
  • Proficiency in Slovak language;
  • Active knowledge of English (French and other languages are welcome);
  • Submitting your application by the deadline.


To find out more about the work and life of our trainees in Brussels, you can visit our trainee Instagram. This account is fully managed by our interns and offers an informal insight into their experience in our office.

Selection process

Application deadlines:

  • For traineeships starting in September (1st term):the selection procedure is open from 1. February to 15. April of the year.
  • For traineeships starting in February (2nd term): the selection procedure is open from 1. July to 15. September of the previous year.

The application form includes:

CV and questionnaire in PDF format should be sent electronically to slord @ Please read the information about the selection process and the conditions of the traineeship carefully before submitting your application.

Documents to download: