Policy Internship at Energy Technologies Europe

Please ask for approval from your teacher/lecturer before considering to do an internship!

Closing date: 20 July 2018

Location: Brussels

Duration: 6 Months

Hours: Full time


About Energy Technologies Europe

Energy Technologies Europe is the association representing suppliers of state-of-the-art thermal energy and energy conversion technologies. Members are located throughout Europe and are engineering cutting edge technologies contributing to a clean, secure, and affordable energy supply. Energy Technologies Europe gives a voice at the EU level to suppliers of innovative technologies to produce electricity, heating and cooling as well as generating other products, utilising a multitude of energy sources. 

Responsibilities

  • Monitoring the latest EU legislative and policy developments in the Energy and Environment fields
  • Preparing and participating in workshops, conferences and networking events and reporting back
  • Drafting position papers, reports, minutes and other publications as necessary
  •  Conducting research and reporting on EU projects and developments relevant to the association 

Requirements and competencies

  • Interest in energy, industry and environment issues
  • Knowledge of EU Institutions and its decision-making processes
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently as well as in a team and plan to meet deadlines
  • Fluency in English is a prerequisite; good commands of German/French are desirable; any additional European languages are an asset
  • A relevant university degree (for example Economics, Law, International Relations, Political Sciences)
  • Strong analytical, organisational and communication skills
  • Excellent writing and oral skills
  • Ability to learn fast and work on a wide range of issues
  • Cooperative and well-mannered, team player, curious attitude, flexible, sense of humour
  • Good computer skills with MS Office suite, website management and the Internet

We offer

  • A stimulating and dynamic international environment
  • An opportunity to develop your skills and understanding of EU Public Affairs and the energy sector
  • This is an unpaid internship 

Start: September 2018

Duration: 6 months

Deadline for application: 20th of July 2018

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

Please send your CV and motivation letter at jobs@eteurope.eu, indicating “Energy Technologies Europe - Policy Intern” in the subject line

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