Internship opportunity at the European Movement International – EU Affairs Student Intern

The European Movement International offers an ongoing internship programme aimed at students that want to gain hands-on experience with a Brussels-based network of pro-European organisations. We are able to host students for 3-6 months between September and July.

The next possible starting date is 1 February 2020.  For the PDF version of the internship offer, click here.

About the European Movement International
The European Movement is a pan-European, pro-European organisation, present in , present in 34 countries and encompassing over 79 member organisations. We believe in closer European integration and work across our continent to involve Europeans in the great debates of our time, inform policy-makers’ thinking and influence the direction the EU takes. Find out more about our policy areas and activities.

As EU Affairs Intern, you will have the opportunity to support all the European Movement’s areas of work, by contributing to our policy and advocacy work, assisting with the organisation of events and drafting and editing content for our communication channels.

Roles and Responsibilities
We are looking for a proactive and highly motivated individual who is keen to help in the following areas:


  • Preparation of EU news updates and a weekly institutional agenda for members
  • Assist with research and writing of European Movement policy positions


  • Provide logistical and organisational support ahead of European Movement events
  • Support European Movement communications activities around events


  • Edit and provide content for the European Movement website
  • Assist with creating content for social media (Twitter and Facebook), including infographics and short videos

Moreover, the internship can be adapted to your interests, skill set and needs and you will have the opportunity to contribute with new ideas to the way we work. In addition, you may be asked to accompany the team on trips abroad to other European Movement offices.

Eligibility and requirements

  • Student status
  • An interest in EU Affairs
  • Strong analytical and writing skills
  • Good organisational skills and an ability to cope with fast-changing environments
  • Eligibility to live and work in Belgium

Please note that there is no budget foreseen for this position. As such, candidates are required to be in full time education at the time of their application, and fulfilling a work placement requirement at university, with funding such as an Erasmus grant available to cover their internship. Monthly travel costs in Brussels are covered by us.

Contact details
Interested applicants should send a CV and short cover letter in English to