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Jun 11, 2024 | Uncategorized

European Athletes and Players Association (EU Athletes) is the European multi-sport federation of independent athlete and player unions and associations in sports such as basketball, handball, rugby, volleyball as well as individual and Olympic sports. More than 25 000 athletes are represented through the membership.

EAPA represents its members on matters that affect athletes, such as athlete rights, working conditions, integrity of sport, dual careers and education and many others.

We are looking for an intern to support the team in management and implementation of ongoing EU projects focusing on the integrity of sport and fight against match-fixing. The work of the intern will focus on assisting in preparation of the project deliverables, monitoring and reporting, participation in meetings as well as internal and external communication. Internship will also include other tasks related to current work priorities and every-day running of the association, depending on the interest and profile of the intern.


  • Currently completing a university degree in a relevant field (European studies, Sport policy, Project management, EU law, international relations or similar), or a recent graduate.
  • Knowledge of research methodology and excellent drafting skills.
  • Good knowledge of EU funding programmes, especially Erasmus+, and project management methodology, as well as the European legal and policy framework, in particular related to sport policy.
  • Basic ICT skills.
  • Professional knowledge of English, knowledge of other languages is advantageous.
  • Interest in the topic of sport integrity, athlete rights and representation.


  • 6 months paid internship, starting on the 1st of September 2024 (flexible).
  • Remote or based in Brussels, with occasional travels possible.

Application process

  • Send a CV and short cover letter to Paulina Tomczyk, the General Secretary at paulinatomczyk@euathletes.org before the 30th of June 2024.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews, which will take place in July.