EU Affairs Intern

Job Experience

Job Location

Expiration Date

18 Sep 2019

Internship Offer

SAFE is a non-profit independent organization based in Brussels, which strives to ensure that consumers' health and concerns stay at the core of EU food legislation.

SAFE strengthens the voice of European consumers in civil society and contributes to the reinforcement of participatory democracy in Europe. Please, visit our website:

We are looking for a dynamic, efficient and multi-skilled INTERN to support SAFE in the role of “EU AFFAIRS INTERN” for 6 months, starting in October 2019.


  • Legal eligibility to work in the EU is a must;
  • Strong research, editing, writing and proofreading skills;
  • Be an independent, proactive, problem solver and team player person;
  • Excellent English with strong communication skills (written and verbal), French is a plus;
  • Bachelor’s degree or current student of European Affairs, Political Science, Journalism, Law or other related studies;
  • Foreign students should be covered by the insurance from their home country.


  • Creation and implementation of consumers awareness raising campaigns;
  • Monitor and provide analysis of EU food safety policies and legislations;
  • Conduct researches, prepare articles and publications, advertisements, presentations and press statements;
  • Fundraising;
  • Implementation and development of Safe Food Advocacy Europe strategy, increasing its visibility within the European context.


  • You will be part of a small but dynamic and international team;
  • You can play a key role in a growing organization located in Brussels and help bolster its reputation in the context of EU Institutions and Trade Associations;
  • You will be given responsibilities to follow the EU Food legislation process;
  • You will attend events and conferences at EU Institutions, NGOs and Social Platforms.


Qualified candidates should send a CV and a cover letter to Antoine D'haese:

Please note that this internship is UNPAID, priority will be given to applicants who are part of/are planning to apply for Erasmus + or another type of scholarship.

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