Intern in Public Affairs - Environment & Energy

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25 Apr 2018

Intern Public Affairs - Environment & Energy Practice

Are you passionate about the EU, its politics, and policies? How about being a part of it?

Burson-Marsteller is offering a unique learning experience within its Environment and Energy practice at the heart of the current dynamic European Public Affairs environment.

Who we are

Burson-Marsteller is the leading Public Affairs consultancy in Brussels. With over 50 employees from all around the world, we specialise in supporting companies and organisations in influencing the development and implementation of EU public policy and implementing media and communications campaigns throughout Europe, the Middle-East and Africa (EMEA). We were the first large consultancy to join the EU Transparency Register: ID Number 9155503593-86.


  • Interest in and understanding of the EU policy and decision-making processes
  • Further education in European studies, politics and/or communications
  • Prior experience within the EU institutions or another EU-focused role -e.g. in-house, in another consultancy, a trade organisation or an NGO would be ideal
  • Knowledge of environment and energy topics and policies would be an asset (e.g. pesticides, biocides, waste, resource efficiency, restriction of substances and/or REACH, energy efficiency, energy supply)
  • Strong research abilities and analytical skills
  • Excellent communications skills in English - both spoken and written
  • Good technical knowledge of social media – digitally savvy
  • Critical thinking with a desire and ability to learn within a fast-paced team environment
  • Team player
  • Legal eligibility to work in the EU


  • Monitoring and research on EU policy developments
  • Support the development of new business proposals
  • Participating in team meetings and brainstorming sessions
  • Involvement in client work and occasional client meetings
  • Participation as a junior consultant in client projects
  • Writing reports and preparing briefings
  • Assisting in event organisation and attending them in a professional capacity

Join Us

Developing our people and managing their talent plays a huge part in our success. Burson-Marsteller is offering an exciting and challenging 6-month paid internship programme to bright, highly-motivated individuals, with the desire and drive to work in an engaging and creative environment.

If you are keen on gaining experience from a reputable Public Affairs and Communications consultancies, developing your knowledge at the heart of the action and integrating our award-winning culture then wait no longer.

Applications can be made online.
Deadline for applications: Thursday 19th April


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