Internship - Public Affairs - Environment and Energy Practice

Burson-Marsteller
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Internship
  • Posted
    Apr 12

Position description

Are you passionate about the EU, its politics, and policies? How about being a part of it?

Burson-Marsteller is offering a unique learning experience within its Environment and Energy practice at the heart of the current dynamic European Public Affairs environment.

Responsibilities

  • Monitoring and research on EU policy developments;
  • Support the development of new business proposals;
  • Participating in team meetings and brainstorming sessions;
  • Involvement in client work and occasional client meetings;
  • Participation as a junior consultant in client projects;
  • Writing reports and preparing briefings;
  • Assisting in event organisation and attending them in a professional capacity.

Qualifications

  • Interest in and understanding of the EU policy and decision-making processes;
  • Further education in European studies, politics and/or communications;
  • Prior experience within the EU institutions or another EU-focused role -e.g. in-house, in another consultancy, a trade organisation or an NGO would be ideal;
  • Knowledge of environment and energy topics and policies would be an asset (e.g. pesticides, biocides, waste, resource efficiency, restriction of substances and/or REACH, energy efficiency, energy supply);
  • Strong research abilities and analytical skills;
  • Excellent communications skills in English - both spoken and written;
  • Good technical knowledge of social media – digitally savvy;
  • Critical thinking with a desire and ability to learn within a fast-paced team environment;
  • Team player;
  • Legal eligibility to work in the EU.

Application instructions

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