Internship EU Government Relations & Public Affairs

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19 Jan 2022

McLarty Associates

Internship, EU Government Relations & Public Affairs

McLarty Associates is a global strategic advisory firm with a team of more than 100 seasoned international specialists. With offices in Brussels, Beijing, Delhi, Singapore, and Washington DC and people in over twenty countries, McLarty Associates is the world’s leading commercial diplomacy firm.

Our team is multinational, multilingual, and multi-partisan with a strong transatlantic footprint and experience working in Republican and Democratic administrations in the US as well as across the political spectrum in key global markets. Having lived in over 50 countries, we are a pioneer in the field of private sector diplomacy and have built an institutionalized and professional platform to help our clients in every part of the world.

Our Brussels team supports clients on both sides of the Atlantic to navigate EU legislative and regulatory developments, offering a unique window into policy- and decision-making processes and ability to solve client problems.

We are a small and dynamic team driven to deliver tailor-made solutions and help our clients make informed business decisions, develop and implement strategies, and appropriately deploy resources – ensuring they always have the tools in hand to succeed.

McLarty’s Europe office is offering a four to six months internship for graduate students to support our practice in Brussels, starting beginning of March 2022.

Responsibilities of the internship include, but may not be limited to:

  • Conducting research of public policy, international, and business issues;
  • Monitoring regional news outlets;
  • Providing analysis, writing short reports, briefing materials and memos on various sectors and subjects;
  • Following debates in the European Institutions and at Member States level;
  • Assisting in the coordination and organization of events;
  • Attending conferences, seminars and hearings, as needed;
  • Other duties as assigned.

We are seeking individuals who are:

  • Accomplished researchers and have strong analytical skills;
  • Excellent writers;
  • Familiar working in an international and multilingual environment;
  • Passionate about international relations and public affairs, interested in European politics, and familiar with the EU’s decision-making processes;
  • Attentive to details;
  • Able to operate in a fast-paced work environment while maintaining a high level of professionalism and confidentiality;
  • Team oriented and able to adapt to new tasks, as needed;
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written) – and strongly preferred if additionally possess further proficiency in European languages including French and/or German.

How to apply?

If you are interested in joining our team, please send us your application, including a cover letter (max. 1 page), your personalized CV (max. 2 pages) and availability no later than 18 February to mentioning “Brussels Internship spring term 2022” in the subject line. Please note that we can only consider applications that meet the above outlined formal requirements.

McLarty Associates is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and strongly believe in diversity.

McLarty Associates is part of Ankura Consulting Group.


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