Public Affairs Intern (m/f/d)

Ridens Public Affairs Internship  Bruxelles, Bruxelles, Belgium 6 Sep 2019

Job Description

Ridens is an EU public affairs and business consultancy practice which takes pride in providing personalised, high-level counsel. Our consultants have extensive experience in a wide range of issues, such as environment, raw materials, health and safety, international trade, information technology, retail, ecommerce, postal services and consumer protection. Our offices are located in Brussels, the home of the European institutions, and just a stone’s throw away from the European Parliament and other EU buildings.

We are currently seeking to recruit a full-time motivated Public Affairs Intern to join our dynamic EU public affairs and business consultancy practice, with the successful candidate working under the supervision of our EU Public Affairs Team. The internship, starting as soon as possible, will run for a 6-month period and will provide the intern with a unique insight into the ‘Brussels bubble’ and public affairs consultancy work. The internship is remunerated.

Public Affairs Intern (m/f/d)


  • Graduate Degree: European Studies, Public Affairs, Law, International Business, Political Science or equivalent;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word);
  • Good level of written and spoken English required, with other languages considered an asset;
  • Knowledge of or experience with using Social Media to disseminate information;
  • Ability to work as part of an International team, as well as individually on set tasks;
  • Organised, with an attention to detail.


  • Supporting the public affairs team in the delivery of advocacy campaigns, organisation of events and visit programmes;
  • Political & Regulatory Monitoring;
  • Attending & Reporting on External Events;
  • Supporting Business Development Activities;
  • Social Media Support;
  • Administration.

How to Apply

Please send a one-page CV, with a short covering letter to Maurits Bruggink ( with the subject line “Policy Intern”, by the 20th September. Due to a possible large number of applications that we may receive, we may be unable to respond to each individual candidate. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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