CEJI is looking for students to monitor hate speech online
CEJI is looking for 5 students in Belgium to help monitor online environments.
In the framework of the EU-funded project SafeNet, CEJI is looking for students to monitor hate speech online with a specific focus on Belgium. The students will work with two staff members to develop, customise, and update a list of keywords to inform the monitoring work, as well as to participate in a monitoring exercise running in the month of March.
Specific tasks include
• Participation in a 2-hours online module on understanding and countering hate speech; • Participation in a 3-hours in-person meeting in Brussels;
• Development and update a lexicon to identify hate speech online;
• Monitoring online spaces and social platforms;
• Keeping track of online reports and data from monitoring exercises.
• Currently enrolled at an accredited college or university • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and basic database management experience.
• Good knowledge of social platforms functioning (including but not limited to Facebook, LinkedIn,
Twitter, TikTok, YouTube).
• Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.
• Resourceful, determined, and diligent in the search for information.
• Detail-oriented in note-taking and keeping good records.
• Proactive to take initiative and solve problems.
• Interest and a good understanding of the manifestations of discrimination.
• Ability to work independently and with an international team.
Profile: fluent in French or Dutch, and English.
What we offer: The opportunity to work in the field of social activism, monitoring and fighting discrimination. We aim to provide true learning and development opportunities in the aforementioned areas of focus. Each participant will receive a compensation of €60,00.
Start Date: March 1st, 2023
Application Procedure: Send CV and letter of motivation to Daniel Heller, Facing Facts Network Junior Coordinator – firstname.lastname@example.org by February 21st, 2023 at 17:00 CET.
Click here to download the job description in PDF.
CEJI’s mission is to make a Jewish contribution to an inclusive Europe through diversity education, anti-discrimination advocacy, and facilitating Jewish participation. www.ceji.org