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Apply for an internship at Eurocare

We are currently seeking to recruit a full-time Policy Assistant (paid internship) till the end of the year (6-12 months).

You should have a strong interest in the field of political communication and be willing to work within an NGO to influence alcohol policy at EU level.

As part of a small team, you will work closely on a wide range of topics gaining valuable first-hand experience in EU public affairs environment.

Tasks would include but not be strictly limited to:

  • Communication activities – website maintenance and update, contributing to newsletters, management of social media accounts, drafting of press releases and other materials.
  • Administrative support and logistics
  • Provide support for organisation of meetings, events and conferences
  • Support in policy monitoring, drafting news items & summaries
  • Follow up EU policy developments related to Eurocare mission and objectives, monitoring EU institutional activities and calendar


University student or recent graduate (Masters) seeking work experience in European affairs within an international team. Communications background will be an asset.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • A high level of English both written and spoken
  • Good analytical skills
  • Attention to details
  • Flexibility and ability to learn quickly
  • Experience with practical aspects of event organisation
  • Expertise in social media
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team (with people from different cultural backgrounds)
  • Experience with standard office software (is a must)

In return the internship will allow the intern to:

  • Gain valuable first-hand experience of EU alcohol policies and the EU decision-making process
  • Improve and showcase research and communication skills
  • Have the opportunity to learn how European projects are set up and coordinated
  • Have the opportunity to participate in a number of external events in Brussels
  • Become familiar with the specificities of working in a Brussels-based sector organisation
  • Build a network of contacts within EU stakeholder groups and institutions


The internship we offer is paid a monthly allowance of 900 euros net.

Application process

Application deadline 2 April 2018

The internship period will be 6-12 months, starting as soon as possible.

If interested in the internship, please send us your CV and a cover letter (1 page max.) and an article for the website on marketing of alcoholic beverages, with special focus on social media (400 words) to

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unfortunately unable to respond to all applicants and will only contact the shortlisted applicants.