Student Research Assistant

Europe Analytica
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
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  • Posted
    Jan 08

Position description

Europe Analytica, a Brussels-based public affairs consultancy, is looking for an intern to assist with day-to-day monitoring tasks and general support for the team of consultants.

Europe Analytica has a long history as a boutique consultancy providing effective communications services for almost 20 years. This has resulted in Europe Analytica being recognised by recent industry awards:

  • Director and Chairman Angela Mills Wade was included on Politico’s ranking of ‘Women who shape Brussels in 2017’

  • Our consultants, Alina Popescu and Vlad Hosu, were shortlisted for the Promising Newcomer category at the EuroPAwards 2017

Role will involve:

  • Monitoring EU policy developments and stakeholder activity;
  • Writing reports on relevant items debated in the European Parliament, Council and Commission;
  • Drafting updates and articles for websites and newsletters;
  • Conducting ad-hoc research;
  • General administrative work and office tasks;
  • Ad hoc management of social media accounts;
  • Opportunities for increased responsibility.

+/- 6 months, full-time
Preferred start date: late March 2018

Internship placement offers:

  • A pleasant and challenging working environment for learning and growth.

  • Varied and interesting assignments and insight into the work of a public affairs consultancy

  • Stipend for local transportation and return travel to residence

  • Access to a wide network in the Brussels public affairs scene


  • Currently enrolled in a relevant university degree programme;
  • Fluent English with knowledge of at least one other EU language;
  • Interest in and familiarity with EU legislative procedures;
  • Excellent analytical, writing, and communication skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines;
  • Computer literacy; knowledge of Microsoft Office;
  • Positive attitude, flexible, team player, sense of humour.

Application instructions

Application deadline: The application deadline is 1 February 2018. The employer may choose to conduct interviews via phone/Skype. Interns will be informed of their selection late February 2018.

  • Please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected], stating ‘Student Internship Application’ in the subject line.

  • A university affiliation is required. This position is for current students only so please do not apply if you have finished your degree.

  • Due to the expected high number of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. No calls please.

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