I want to do an internship

BIS-internship for highly educated non-native speakers

Who can follow this internship?

  • You are looking for a job
  • You receive a benefit (from RVA) or a living wage (from OCMW)
  • You have a foreign origin from outside the European Union
  • You have a permanent residence status
  • You are allowed to work in Belgium
  • You have a master's degree obtained in Belgium (or declared equivalent by NARIC)
  • You have a B2 certificate of the Dutch language
  • You are a resident of Ghent
  • You are available for about 6 months to do an internship with a training contract (not an employment contract)
  • You want to gain work experience

What does the university offer?

  • An exciting internship of about 6 months, depending on the training plan approved by VDAB at one of the many departments or services of Ghent University
  • An internship allowance (whereby you keep part of your benefit or living wage)
  • A laptop on loan
  • An internship mentor who offers you administrative support
  • A language coach who helps you to optimize your (academic) Dutch
  • A job coach who helps you sharpen your professional competences
  • A job application trainer who supports you in writing your current CV and motivation letter tailored to the vacancy of your interest

Do you want to follow a BIS internship at Ghent University?

Send us your written CV and motivation letter or a video in which you tell us who you are and why you would like to do an internship at Ghent University.

Would you rather have a conversation, possibly in the presence of an interpreter? That is also possible!