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31 Mar 2017
FEDRA is a European non-profit Federation supporting private, public and academic organisations that are interested in their regions growing quicker through the development of bottom-up projects. To bridge the gap with Europe, FEDRA focuses its activities on 2 strong pillars: a Brussels-based regional affairs expertise hub and a strong and growing community. More at:
FEDRA is currently looking for a talented and enthusiastic trainee to join and support our team in Brussels for a traineeship of 3 months, starting in April with the possibility of extending the period.
Job description
Candidates are expected to be able to execute the following tasks (see below). Plus, through this internship you will also have the opportunity to develop other skills in order to strengthen your profile for a future career. 
You will:
  • Research, monitor and analyse current regional European events and growth initiatives, as well as European funding opportunities;
  • Support the organisation and participate in meetings, and events, including the logistical aspects, design communication material, follow-up, etc.;
  • Update the FEDRA website;
  • Interview EU officials and regional stakeholders;
  • Writer articles our News Room;
  • Contribute to FEDRA’s social media, and online strategy, by regularly posting news, events, etc.
You have:
  • Strong skills in communication, social media, websites management, I.T and research ;
  • The capacity to take initiative and responsibility;
  • The capacity to work independently but also as part of a team;
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in English and in another language (another European language(s) would be an asset);
  • Excellent communication skills and a desire to develop your networking skills in Brussels.
  • Experience in websites management is a plus.
  • This internship is open to graduates with a bachelor or master’s degree, young professionals.
  • Candidates must demonstrate an interested for interregional cooperation and regional development and communication.
  • No previous experience in eu affairs is required.
  • The internship is a non-paid partnership. However, depending on the situation of the intern, a financial compensation for public transport costs and other expenses is foreseen.
  • In order to have a trilateral partnership agreement, a link with an academic institution or another public/private institution (Chamber of Commerce …) is mandatory.
Application procedure:
Please send a letter of motivation (in English) and a CV to Ms. Marion BOUVET at
Selected candidates will be contacted in the upcoming weeks for an interview in Brussels. Selected 
candidates living outside of Brussels will be interviewed by Skype or FaceTime.

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