Work Experience Placement - Knowledge Society

  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Internship / Early Career
  • Posted
    Aug 01

Position description

EUROCITIES, the network of major European cities, is looking for a work experience placement under the supervision of the policy advisor in the area of knowledge society (ICT) for six months starting 4 September 2017.

This area includes topics such as smart cities, Horizon 2020 and research and innovation, digital inclusion and e-government, data, standards, broadband, cyber-security and more.


The placement will cover the following tasks:

  • monitoring ICT policy initiatives and developments at the EU level;
  • analysing ICT policy documents, drafting briefing notes and policy papers;
  • drafting articles for the EUROCITIES newsletter, managing KSF yammer platform, updating the EUROCITIES web pages on ICT issues and other communications-related tasks;
  • assisting the project team on ICT related projects and initiatives;
  • assisting in the organization of forum and working group meetings;
  • general administrative tasks.


  • university degree preferably on political science, international relations, EU policies etc.;
  • basic knowledge about ICT policies in the EU (EU digital agenda, digital single market strategy), the role of local authorities and the EU institutions;
  • excellent English; other European languages are an asset;
  • good command of MS Office;
  • proactive, organised, team player.

Application instructions

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