Are you passionate about communication?

BDU Internship 2016

We are looking for a trainee for the Business Development Unit that would like to start his or her professional career in the field of EU communication. We offer a paid traineeship of up to six months, regulated by the Belgian law.

Tasks (non exhaustive list):

  • Research:

- Carrying out research and compiling information in regards to various European policy fields;

- Trend watching in relevant fields such as communication, advertising and PR.

  • External relations:

- Liaising with external experts, sub-contractors and partner agencies across Europe and beyond;

- Assisting with company promotional activities.

  • Creation:

- Coordination with ICF Mostra's graphic studio for the creation and layout of booklets, leaflets and promotional material.

  • Administration:

- Supporting the preparation of the administrative proposal for European Commission’s tenders;

- Preparation and collection of CVs and other administrative information for business development proposals;

- Preparation of project references;

- Layout work using MS Office;

- Departmental organisation and administration tasks, including maintenance of content libraries.

Specific requirements:

  • Final year or graduated (BA) or MA in background in European Union and/or communications, (combination is an asset) (note: a previous internship experience of either can replace the requirement on education);
  • A strong interest in communications and good knowledge of EU-related matters;
  • Dedicated and a flexible attitude;
  • A team player with a positive approach;
  • Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills;
  • Excellent computer skills;
  • Fluent in English. French as a second language is preferred.

If you are interested, please send us your CV and motivation letter by writing on the subject line “BDU Internship 2016” to Caroline Lefevre (