Internship Public Affairs – Technology, Competition and Foreign Affairs

Burson Cohn & Wolfe
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
  • Experience
  • Posted
    Nov 12

Position description

Burson Cohn & Wolfe (formerly Burson-Marsteller), an award-winning public affairs and communications consultancy, is hiring an intern to support our Government Relations practice.

Key responsibilities

  • Monitoring and research on EU policy developments on behalf of clients as well as for new business purposes;
  • Writing reports and preparing briefings;
  • Mapping relevant stakeholders;
  • Draft content for digital and social campaigns;
  • Assisting in event and conferences organisation and attending them in a professional capacity;
  • Attending team meetings and brainstorming sessions;
  • Involvement in client work and participation in client interface.


  • Have an interest in and a sound understanding of the EU policy and decision-making processes - Prior exposure or experience to relevant policies and EU institutions would be an asset (Eg in another consultancy, a trade association, NGO or in-house advocacy);
  • Background in European studies, International Relations or another relevant field of study;
  • Strong research abilities and analytical skills;
  • Excellent communications skills in English - both spoken and written;
  • Experience with digital and social campaigns and tools;
  • Critical thinking with a desire and ability to learn within a fast-paced team environment;
  • Eagerness to work in a super international (and fun) team;
  • Proactivity and resourcefulness are highly desirable.

Application instructions

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