Call for Application: young Roma professionals to take part in the Roma Placement Program

January 21, 2015

Organized by the Center for Policy Studies (CEU) and supported by the National Endowment for Democracy (USA), this program supports young Roma MA and PhD graduates to build professional skills and to promote their engagement in public affairs at NGOs in Macedonia and Serbia.

CEU wishes to create four, maximum one-year long employment opportunities for graduates of Roma origin at NGOs in Macedonia and Serbia. The program is supported by the National Endowment for Democracy (USA) and the CEU. It intends to support not-for-profit organizations in mainstreaming equality and social diversity in their employment and staff building practices. The ultimate goal is to make the Roma part of the staff of mainstream organizations working in different fields of public affairs.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Be of Roma origin based on self-declaration;
  2. Have graduated from MA or PhD studies in economics, international relations, sociology, public policy and administration, political science, legal studies, socialwork, environmental studies, gender studies; OR

    Currently enrolled in MA-level studies in the above fields, expected to graduate by the end of the 2014/2015 AY;

  3. Demonstrate an interest in working for a civil society and/or not-for-profit organization without necessarily having previous experience;

  4. Preferably a citizen of Serbia or Macedonia (due to administrative burdens).


Application deadline: February 15, 2015

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