EU Project Internship

Prospex Institute
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
  • Posted
    Nov 07

Position description

Are you interested in enabling citizen and stakeholder participation in decision-making processes? Do you have an interest in environmental sustainability and innovation?

Then our internship might be something for you: we are a small internationally active not-for-profit organisation working with partners across Europe, ranging from businesses, academia to policy-makers and many other actors to facilitate the participation of stakeholders and citizens in dialogue and decision-making processes. We work on research and innovation projects dealing with a variety of topics including among others circular economy, energy, environment, resource efficiency.

The tasks:

You will become familiar with Prospex Institute’s high-level research projects with a focus on citizen and stakeholder engagement in Europe:

  • Supporting research, analysis and documentation in a large variety of content fields;
  • Helping with stakeholder mapping and contact as well as other project-related aspects;
  • Drafting background notes, documents, reports, etc.;
  • Supporting our communication strategy and online engagement processes;
  • Drafting content for the Prospex Institute website and social media;
  • Supporting with event preparation including logistics, travel, registration…


Master’s degree or higher in a relevant field (e.g. social science, communication, political science, environmental science,…).

Personal and social skills:

  • Excellent research, drafting and analytical skills;
  • A team player but able to work independently;
  • Able to work yourself quickly and deeply into a specific topic;
  • Willingness to learn and contribute;
  • Interested or ideally knowledgeable in;
  • Participatory processes (stakeholder engagement, facilitation, policy interfaces);
  • A diverse set of topics from policy to business and societal issues, such as environment, energy, business processes, etc.;
  • Communication (including social media and website maintenance);
  • attracted to gaining high-level experiences, often in international projects in a small, intercultural, highly professional and dynamic team;
  • In possession of a valid work permit for the European Union.


  • Fluency in English (absolute must) both in writing and speaking;
  • Knowledge of Northern European language is an asset.

IT skills:

  • MS Word, Excel, Power Point;
  • Social media channels (e.g. LinkedIn, Twitter);
  • Website management is an asset;
  • Willingness to discover new IT tools.

Application instructions

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