Internship in European Public Affairs (climate, energy & trade)

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27 Jan 2020

Internship in European Public Affairs (climate, energy & trade)

Cerame-Unie Aisbl (CU) is the European Ceramic Industry Association. Based in Brussels since 1962, it is the voice of the European ceramic industry to the EU institutions. The European ceramic industry accounts for a total annual turnover of €31 billion and generates over 200,000 direct jobs. At the EU level, the industry is involved in policy debates in the fields of environment and health, energy & climate change, construction, international trade, internal market and research and innovation. For more information on Cerame-Unie and the European ceramic industry, please consult our website:


The intern will gain practical knowledge and better understanding of EU institutions and international processes while carrying out different tasks:

  • Support to the whole team in regulatory activities in the fields of climate & energy (e.g. ETS, European Green Deal, energy policy) and trade (e.g. FTA’s, market access, trade defence and trade barriers).
  • Statistical extraction, collection and analysis of industry and trade data
  • Support in communication activities e.g. writing of newsletter articles, reports and memos
  • Support of event organisation and promotion
  • Participation at external events and meetings


  • Educational background in European studies, political science, economics, or law
  • Previous experience with European institutions is an advantage
  • Very good command of written and spoken English, other languages are an asset
  • Ability to work in a team as well as autonomously
  • Good knowledge of Windows and Microsoft tools including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

The position is paid and available for 6 months with a preferred start on Monday 2 March 2020.

If interested, please send your CV and Motivation Letter to Ms Aurore De Schrevel (, at the latest, on Friday 24 January 2020.

Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted in the week of 27 January 2020.


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