Policy Assistant (Internship)

Bellona Foundation
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Internship / Early Career
  • Posted
    Oct 15

Position description

Bellona Europa is looking to recruit a Policy Assistant to support our EU policy work on the decarbonisation of transport and heavy industry.

Key responsibilities:

  • Monitor relevant legislative and political developments in the EU, UK and Norway;
  • Support the team's communications and engagement activities in Brussels and abroad;
  • Draft articles and contribute to publications;
  • Represent Bellona in meetings, conferences and events, preparing meeting notes;
  • Providing practical and substantive support to the organisation of conferences and events.

Expected skills and requirements:

  • A relevant undergraduate degree (i.e. in European Studies, Environmental Science, Sustainable Development or similar; Scientific background can be a plus);
  • Excellent spoken and written English;
  • Awareness and understanding of various technologies and processes relating to industrial and transport decarbonisation;
  • Demonstrable commitment to the values and organisational goals of Bellona and the wider environmental movement;
  • Ability to and willingness to travel internationally, as required (COVID permitting);
  • Eligible to work in Belgium.


  • Fluency in other EU languages;
  • Demonstrable ability to engage with stakeholders and institutions of the EU;
  • Good knowledge of policy and regulatory frameworks in the relevant countries relating to climate change, industry and energy.

Application instructions

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