Research Assistant

Cardno Emerging Markets
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Dec 05

Position description

Cardno Emerging Markets, Belgium s.a. is seeking a full time Research Assistants to be located in our Brussels office.

What we offer:

The research assistant role will give recent graduates and young professionals with a particular interest in economic research the opportunity to better understand how European economic trends impact the decision making at the political and industrial level vis-a-vis selected target markets.

This is a six month paid internship.

The role will include:

The Research Assistant, with specific technical inputs and guidance from sector experts, will draft a series of European sector studies. These will cover different trade sectors by producing strategic insights based on analysis of economic factors including market size, trends, trade statistics, clusters and companies. Sectors include:

  • Mobility solutions for green energy technologies;
  • Service providers for:
    • Healthcare and Medical Technologies;
    • Green Energy Technologies;
    • Environment and Water Technologies.

In addition to producing sector studies the research assistant will be responsible for ongoing sector trends monitoring and reporting in support to the team.


  • University degree (or currently finishing a degree) in economics, international relations or any other relevant field;
  • Excellent command of English;
  • Proven analytical and research skills combined with the ability to write well-structured, clear and concise reports on a given topic;
  • Strong interest in issues related to private sector development, international trade, market trends;
  • Strong command of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint);
  • A good team player with proven ability to thrive in an international environment;
  • Ability to prioritise tasks while working under tight deadlines.
  • Allowed to work in Belgium.

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