Intern - Policy Assistant

Job Experience

Job Location

Expiration Date

23 Jan 2018

We are looking for an intern for a six month paid internship to support our Brussels office in all its activities. The envisaged start date of the internship is end of January 2018.


  • Preparing regular news summaries and updates on climate solutions and technologies of relevance to Bellona’s work;
  • Writing articles on topics related to climate, energy and transport for Bellona’s website and the monthly Bellona Europa newsletter;
  • Monitor, follow-up and report on legislative developments of relevance to Bellona;
  • Providing practical and substantive support to the organisation of Bellona conferences and events;
  • Attending advocacy meetings, conferences and events and preparing event reports and meeting notes;
  • Assisting with ad-hoc translation tasks.


  • An undergraduate degree, preferably in Economics, European studies, Law, Political Science or similar;
  • Knowledge of EU policy and decision-making processes and institutions;
  • Work experience or demonstrated interest in climate and energy, with professional experience in EU institutions an asset;
  • Written and oral fluency in English;
  • Knowledge of Norwegian or other Scandinavian language is an asset;
  • Strong research and analytical skills, and ability to quickly grasp ideas and digest complex information into concise and informative briefs;
  • Positive attitude, flexible, enthusiastic, energetic, motivated, team-player;
  • Legal right to reside and live in Belgium for a minimum of six months.

If you wish to apply please send your CV (maximum two pages) and cover letter (maximum one page) to, indicating ‘Bellona internship application’ in the subject line, by Sunday, 14 January 2018 latest.

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