TopRail internship

The International union of railways (UIC) manages a working group on the development of railway tourism called “TopRail” (TOurism Potential on RAILway services).
This working group is made up of global railway players who work with railway tourism.
The objectives of this working group primarily consist of promoting of railway tourism, sharing good practices between different players, and launching globally relevant studies.

Duties and responsibilities

The intern will undertake the following tasks:

  • Acquire detailed knowledge of the different players in railway tourism
  • Assist the project manager with the organisation of the international TopRail working group (sharing good practices between different international players in the field of railway tourism)
  • Work to keep the website updated
  • Assist the project manager with the organisation of events for the European Year of Youth: photo competition, audiovisual material, organisation of the TopRail forum event, and communication with the media (in cooperation with the UIC Communication Department)

Skills required

  • Knowledge of the tourism sector and interest in the railway sector
  • Excellent command of English is mandatory (another foreign language would be an asset)
  • Good command of Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Good command of social media: Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to work well in a team
  • Willingness to understand and learn more about the various subjects involved
  • Good organisational skills

Job description

Supervisor: Vanessa Perez

Duration: 6 months, from May 2022


Please send your application to:

  • Vanessa Perez

    Senior Advisor Passenger Department

  • Laurence Simon

    UIC Head of Human Resources

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Thursday 9 June 2022