Six-Month Internship at PA Europe

PA Europe
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
  • Experience
  • Posted
    Aug 03

Position description

PA Europe is looking for an intern to start mid/end August 2017. The internship will last for six months and is remunerated.

The role will involve the support of the junior and senior staff members in the following areas:

  • Support to the development and implementation of client projects;
  • Research for and drafting of policy briefs;
  • Media and policy monitoring and analysis;
  • Participation in the development of strategic client advice;
  • Preparation, research and support on new business development;
  • Support of business administration.


PA Europe is looking for applicants with a strong interest in public policy, political and EU affairs and lobbying. Knowledge of, and/or experience in the EU institutions and working in an international environment are an advantage.

Furthermore, PA Europe has a preference for applicants with a background in European Union Studies/Political Science/International Relations and an interest in health/environmental policy and/or economics and investment policy.

Essential qualities

  • English language skills at native-speaker level with very strong writing abilities;
  • Good knowledge of French and/or knowledge of other languages;
  • Strong writing skills, including experience of writing PowerPoint presentations;
  • Strong research abilities, especially media tracking and political processes;
  • Excellent attention to detail and highly organised;
  • Proven organisational skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently;
  • Ability to operate in a highly collaborative environment with multiple priorities;
  • A positive “can do” attitude, excellent interpersonal & persuasive skills, and a willingness to take personal responsibility;
  • Advanced IT skills in MS Office, particularly Word and PowerPoint;
  • At least an undergraduate degree is required – a Masters degree is desirable;
  • Possession of an EU passport, student visa or other means of working in Belgium for six months without work permit sponsorship.

Application instructions

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