Bellona offers Policy Assistant Internship

Bellona Internship  Brussel, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium 10 Jan 2018

Job Description

Policy Assistant Internship

We are looking for an intern for a six month paid internship to support our Brussels office in all its activities. The envisaged start date of the internship is end of January 2018.

Responsibilities

  • Preparing regular news summaries and updates on climate solutions and technologies of relevance to Bellona’s work;
  • Writing articles on topics related to climate, energy and transport for Bellona’s website and the monthly Bellona Europa newsletter;
  • Monitor, follow-up and report on legislative developments of relevance to Bellona;
  • Providing practical and substantive support to the organisation of Bellona conferences and events;
  • Attending advocacy meetings, conferences and events and preparing event reports and meeting notes;
  • Assisting with ad-hoc translation tasks.

Requirements

  • An undergraduate degree, preferably in Economics, European studies, Law, Political Science or similar;
  • Knowledge of EU policy and decision-making processes and institutions;
  • Work experience or demonstrated interest in climate and energy, with professional experience in EU institutions an asset;
  • Written and oral fluency in English;
  • Knowledge of Norwegian or other Scandinavian language is an asset;
  • Strong research and analytical skills, and ability to quickly grasp ideas and digest complex information into concise and informative briefs;
  • Positive attitude, flexible, enthusiastic, energetic, motivated, team-player;
  • Legal right to reside and live in Belgium for a minimum of six months.

Application

If you wish to apply please send your CV (maximum two pages) and cover letter (maximum one page) to teodora@bellona.org, indicating ‘Bellona internship application’ in the subject line, by Sunday, 14 January 2018 latest.

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