Trainee (European Public Affairs)

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Expiration Date

26 May 2019

Location: Brussels

Conditions: Full time, reimbursement for expenses offered

Are you looking for a traineeship in the heart of Europe? Would you like to work in an EU public affairs consultancy and learn about interest representation? Bureau Brussels is looking for two enthusiastic trainees as of September 2019.

We can offer you a challenging and enriching traineeship with a steep learning curve in a small team. You will support our team by, among others, monitoring European and international policy developments, carrying out stakeholder research and analysis, drafting position papers and briefings for clients, attending events and contributing to team brainstorming meetings.

What are we looking for?

  • You are in the final stages of your university studies or have recently graduated;
  • Excellent command of the English language;
  • Good command of the Dutch language is an asset but not essential;
  • Solid understanding of EU decision-making procedures;
  • Strong research and writing skills;
  • Good IT skills, especially Microsoft Word and PowerPoint;
  • Good organisational skills;
  • Flexible, able to adjust to unexpected changes in a dynamic environment;
  • Creative;
  • Team player;
  • Motivated to learn and actively contribute;
  • Available between September 2019 and January 2020 (five months).

How to apply

Please send your CV and cover letter in English to

The application deadline is May 26th at 23:59 CEST.

Thank you for your interest! Please note that only candidates selected for an interview (held in June) will be contacted.

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