Job description

Europa Media, part of EMG Group Plc., is seeking a diligent, innovative, creative and open-minded intern for its Horizon 2020 project MY-GATEWAY as well as the newly-established Startup Europe Central and Eastern Europe Network and the Startup Europe Western Balkans Network. The ideal candidate will be keen on learning more about the startup world and being involved in the preparation of new project proposals on startups, entrepreneurship, scaleups, open innovation and industrial clusters.

MY-GATEWAY is an initiative developed by experts in the European entrepreneurship ecosystem and aims to improve the startup ecosystems in the CEE region (Romania, Slovenia and the Czech Republic).

The Startup Europe Central and Eastern Europe Network and the Startup Europe Western Balkans Network aim to create long-lasting connections between startup ecosystem builders active in the regions, foster entrepreneurial culture and guide the target ecosystems towards success.

The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the MY-GATEWAY team and will provide support on a daily basis in the implementation of the project. Day-to-day tasks will include conducting research, organizing events, bringing a delegation of startups to major tech events, working together with other startup support initiatives, and assisting in communication and dissemination. Additionally, the intern will actively support startup related activities and proposals within the company. 

What will your duties be?

  • Assist in the development and promotion of MY-GATEWAY’s communication and publicity activities.
  • Assist in the organisation of project meetings, events and training sessions.
  • Support the project manager in the preparation of project reports and deliverables.
  • Participate in project meetings and draft meeting minutes.
  • Actively participate in the preparation of project proposals and future activities.
  • Assist in the preparation of technical and financial reports.

Moreover, within the framework of the Networks, inters will be required to:

  • Assist the further extension of the Networks (dissemination and communication activities, launching calls for new members, internal communication);
  • Conduct research and contribute to policy recommendations.

Profile of the candidate:

  • Relevant university degree, preferably in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Business Studies, International Development, International Relations, Political Sciences.
  • Strong knowledge in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation. Previous experience in these fields is an asset. 
  • Experience in developing and/or implementing EU funded projects is an asset.
  • Knowledge in the CEE and WB startup ecosystems is an asset.
  • Excellent proficiency in oral and written English. Knowledge of any language from the CEE (Hungarian, Czech, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian) or the WB (Albanian, Serbian, Montenegrin, Bosnian, Macedonian) regions is highly encouraged.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge in Microsoft Office suite applications.
  • Well organized, with the ability to multitask.
  • Good interpersonal and intercultural skills.
  • Proactive and responsive with the ability to quickly understand tasks and situations.

This internship is a full-time position located in Graphisoft Park in Budapest, Hungary. The duration of the internship is 6 months with the possibility to turn into a permanent position.

Our internship offers students the opportunity to work in an exciting field and in the dynamic environment of EU projects as well as develop substantial professional and management skills that will serve the selected candidate throughout his/her career.

Interns receive compensation for their work.

To apply, please send your CV and letter of motivation to by 3rd May 2019, mentioning your last name and vacancy reference in the subject line.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.  

Preferred starting date: beginning of June 2019

Europa Media is an independent, non-profit SME active in European Union affairs, in particular in EU research
and innovation policies, programmes and projects. Over the past 16 years, Europa Media has actively participated in EU-funded research and innovation projects as coordinator or partner.

Our organisation ( is well known and highly respected accross Europe for its training courses, which are designed to pass on our practical knowledge to universities, research organisations, companies and SMEs, who are planning to, or are already implementing reasearch and innovation projects through financial resources from tenders. Our company has developed e-courses and web-based platforms that serve the above mentioned purposes.


  • Visual design of research and innovation projects - Design of offline and online material
  • Design of training material
  • Developing presentations
  • Preparation of social media communication material - Web graphic design
  • Editing works


  • Advanced use of Adobe software (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)
  • Basic knowledge printing
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team and across teams: project management, IT and marketing - Good knowledge of English


  • Basic skills in creating animations


  • Great working environment in an international team located in Graphisoft Park
  • A competitive compensation and benefits package

Application and questions:

If you're interested in this opportunity, send your resume, a selection of your work portfolio, and a few lines about yourself to the email address above.
Subject of the email: Junior Graphic Designer

EU Project Manager Trainee

Europa Media is always interested in talented young professionals with a passion and inclination for learning more about EC project development and management issues.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting in project proposal development
  • Interacting with international clients/project partners
  • General supporting helpdesk tasks
  • Preparing project reports


  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills
  • Flexible and teamwork oriented
  • General understanding of EU policies, EU institutions and EC funding is an advantage
  • Experience in project proposal development is an advantage

If you are confident your skills match the above requirements and you are ready to turn your theoretical knowledge into practice, then please send a Motivation Letter, and your Curriculum Vitae to