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17 Oct 2017


(European Federation of Waste Management and Environmental Services)

FEAD offers a traineeship: Environment/Waste-related issues to start ASAP for a 6-month period

Based in the heart of Brussels, close to the EU-institutions, FEAD offers you the opportunity to work with the European trade association representing the waste management industry.


  • Collect, review and disseminate information on policy areas relevant to FEAD members as well as provide the FEAD team with regular updates
  • Assist with the co-ordination of and attendance in FEAD Committees’ meetings: Recycling/Legal & Market affairs
  • Press monitoring, with a specific focus on the circular economy
  • Assisting with communication tasks: social media, updating of FEAD website, preparing FEAD newsletter
  • Attend sessions in the European Parliament or other meetings and report
  • Help with the preparation of FEAD events
  • Various other administrative tasks


  • Legal/EU affairs background
  • Strong interest and first experience in environmental issues/waste management policies
  • Knowledge of the EU institutions and procedures
  • Native or excellent English (written and oral); other language skills are an asset (in particular German and/or French)
  • Good communication skills
  • Fully computer literate
  • Ability to take initiatives and adapt in a small and highly motivated team

For more information on FEAD, please visit our website:

Please send your CV and motivation letter to by 13 October 2017, stating 'Traineeship Application' in the subject line.

Due to the expected high number of applications, only short-listed candidates matching the above profile will be contacted for interviews.

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