Policy Intern

Job Experience

Job Location

Expiration Date

25 Oct 2019

EUCOPE is seeking a new intern to join its team in Brussels. Could that be you?

Period : as of 1 January 2020, for a period of 6 months (paid), renewable once.

Place of internship: Brussels, Belgium

Job Description

The internship covers all kind of public affairs activities, from monitoring of health-related legislative developments, drafting reports and analyses to stakeholder meetings but also online communications, etc. Set in a small team of 5, the internship will also require support in administrative and logistics matters.

EUCOPE is Europe’s trade body for small to medium-sized innovative companies working in the field of pharmaceuticals and medical technologies.

Based in Brussels, Belgium, EUCOPE gives voice to more than 900 research-oriented innovative companies and associations active in research, development of pharmaceuticals, biotechnologies and medical technologies.

Required qualities and qualifications

The topics we deal with include monitoring of EP legislative developments, general questions of EU law, health law & policy developments, and EU regulatory affairs.

The successful applicant will have the following qualifications:

  • A good background in EU policy matters
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Previous internship with the European Commission, other EU institution or EU industry representations (desirable)
  • Some prior knowledge of EU healthcare issues (desirable)

The applicant will also have the following qualities:

  • Interest in health policies at national and EU levels
  • Political sensitivity and intellectual curiosity
  • Strong analytical and summarising skills
  • Ability to develop personal networks
  • Fluency in English
  • Proven project and time management skills

Are you interested?

Please send your application (curriculum vitae + 1-page letter of motivation) by 25 October to the EUCOPE Secretariat (office@eucope.org).

Be informed that this internship is intended for students reaching the end of their studies or recent graduates.

Due to the high amount of applications, we will only be able to respond to successful applicants.

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