Policy Trainee

European Association of Research and Technology Organisations
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Internship / Early Career
  • Posted
    Nov 22

Position description

Main Mission:

Policy work

  • Monitoring and reporting on EU news and key EARTO dossiers especially focused on research & innovation (Horizon Europe, European Research Area, etc.)
  • Supporting the Policy Team by drafting papers, notes, meetings’ minutes, news, newsletter’s articles, etc. for internal and external use
  • Supporting the Policy team with the management of EARTO Working Groups and Task Forces, incl. meetings’ organisation, drafting PowerPoints, members’ coordination, etc.
  • Participating in conferences, webinars, workshops, and other events and reporting to the Policy Team
  • Supporting the Policy Team with the management/coordination of ongoing projects with external stakeholders (OECD, JRC, etc.)

Events’ organisation & administrative support

  • Supporting the organisation of other events such as the EARTO Annual Conference in March
  • Updating databases on a regular basis



Your profile:

  • University degree (preferably Master Level) - or in the process of completion
  • Interest in EU public affairs and policy-making, especially in the field of Research and Innovation
  • Highly motivated, with a team spirit, proactive attitude, willingness to learn and attention to details
  • Knowledge of EU Institution and policy-making process is an asset
  • Good analytical skills and experience with writing content for reports, briefing notes, website is an asset
  • Familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), and knowledge of wordpress and mailchimp is an asset
  • Fluent in English. French or other language(s) are an asset
  • Legally entitled to work in the EU

Application instructions

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