European Policy Intern - ODI Europe

  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
  • Posted
    Jun 27

Position description

ODI Europe is the global affairs think tank in Brussels bringing research, ideas and dialogue with the world into the European policy debate to drive global change. We are the global think tank to strengthen a more global Europe. We work at the intersection of a wide range of global issues, combining our core mission with a commitment to independence and rigour. We are sensitive to political realities and work across a broad range of stakeholders including the European Union’s institutions, Member States and the wider European neighbourhood. Through research, influencing and advice, we generate ideas that matter for people and planet. If you share ODI’s vision and values, we encourage you to think about joining us at this exciting juncture. If you are motivated to make the world a fairer place, and can bring new energy, ideas and perspectives, together with constructive challenge, then we look forward to hearing from you. Read on to find out more about ODI Europe and how you can join the team.

About the role

This exciting role is expected to support the work of the ODI Europe team through undertaking responsive pieces of short research and analysis and supporting our policy engagement work including events.

This role will stand at the intersection of ODI’s analytical work and its public-facing engagement. The holder of the role will be expected to be a strong team player, willing to work in a fast paced environment.

About you

The European policy and events internship role would suit candidates that are interested in working on European policy, research and analysis. You will have a keen interest in key themes such as global affairs, development cooperation, inequality, technology, climate, migration, trade, or conflict and a demonstrable ability to stay abreast of the news agenda around relevant topics.

We welcome candidates with strong political awareness, interpersonal skills, writing skills and judgement. You will also have excellent organisation and communication abilities, and be a strong team player.

Closing date: Applications will close on 10th July 2024, but shortlisting and interviews will be completed on a rolling basis, so early applications are encouraged.

Interview date: Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

This role will be based in Brussels, Belgium. To be considered you will need to confirm your Right to Work in Belgium only.

ODI is committed to developing and supporting diverse and inclusive teams of people who share our passion, where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We welcome applicants from a range of diverse backgrounds including those who experience intersectional marginalisation on the basis of their class, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religious identity or belief, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity. We also welcome applications from those living with disabilities.

We offer competitive salaries, a generous company pension scheme, hybrid working and a range of flexible, family-friendly and inclusive employment policies to support well-being.

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