Mandat International/IoT Lab

TN-EI/13

DESCRIPTION OF THE STEP TRAINEESHIP PROVIDER

Mandat International is a foundation and research centre with strong expertise in ICT and Internet of Things technologies, smart cities, personal data protection, cybersecurity and standardisation. Along with IoT Lab, it gathers complementary expertise in international law, sustainable development and economics. Mandat International/IoT Lab has been coordinating several H2020/Horizon Europe research projects and has over 20 years of experience in project management, including UN-funded projects. Aiming at promoting international cooperation and standardisation, Mandat International has a special consultative status to the UN and is a member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU-T), where it serves as Rapporteur on emerging technologies for the Internet of Things and Smart Cities (SG20).

WEBSITE

https://www.mandint.org/

TYPE OF THE STEP TRAINEESHIP PROVIDER

Non-governmental organisation (NGO)

TRAINEESHIP TASKS

Prospective candidates will be supporting the foundation in European research projects through research activities, legal analysis, and the drafting of deliverables in the context of personal data protection, Internet of Things, sustainable development, and communication. As part of their daily activities, prospective candidates will be involved in several communication activities, including supporting the organisation of webinars and online/onsite global conferences or events (e.g. Privacy Symposium). The internship will be performed in close cooperation with the European Centre for Certification and Privacy, as Mandat International is chairing its International Board of Experts.

ORGANISING ELSA GROUP

ELSA International

PLACE OF THE TRAINEESHIP

Geneva, Switzerland

TRAINEESHIP FORMAT

Remote

EARLIEST START DATE

07/02/2022

LATEST END DATE

31/01/2023

MIN DURATION

6 month/s

MAX DURATION

12 month/s

REMUNERATION

EUR 1000.00 per month

REQUIRED STUDY LEVEL

Graduate Bachelor

LEGAL SKILLS REQUIRED

Comparative Law - Advanced
Contract Law - General
Industrial & Intellectual Property Law - General
Information Technology Law - Advanced
Private International Law - General
Public International Law - General

LANGUAGE SKILLS REQUIRED

English - Fluent



NUMBER OF TRAINEES

1

NUMBERS OF HOURS PER WEEK

40

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Prospective candidates should have a background or strong interest in personal data protection (including in-depth understanding of the GDPR and other regulations) and technology. The working language of the organisation is English; therefore, a strong oral and written command is necessary for candidates to be able to contribute to the research activities. A degree from an English language program and/or an internationally recognised language certificate (i.e. IELTS 7.5 or TOEFL 102) is desirable.

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