We are looking for a new Policy Intern to join our team!

22 December 2020

IDF Europe is looking to hire a new Policy Intern to join the team. The job holder will be responsible for supporting advocacy-related activities carried out by IDF Europe (under the supervision of the IDF Europe Senior Consultant, Policy and Projects).

Start date: as soon as possible

Internship assignment: 6 months

Specific responsibilities include:

IDF Europe: Advocacy

  • Monitoring and analysing health-related developments at EU and European levels
  • Preparing briefing notes and recommendations on relevant health developments
  • Attending meetings and events on behalf of IDF Europe, and ensure proper follow-up
  • Assisting in the development of close relations with EU institutions, Council of Europe and other relevant institutions, and with member state officials based in Brussels
  • Participation and representation of IDF Europe at meetings organized within the Region and as directed by the President and/or the Board and/or the Regional Manager. Preparation of subsequent reports on the feedback and outcome of such meetings
  • In addition, supporting other work of the IDF Europe Secretariat as required
Desired Profile
  • Sound knowledge of EU decision-making process, especially as regards the European Parliament
  • Strong verbal and written skills in English; fluency in other languages (e.g., French, Russian, Spanish…) is an asset
  • Excellent organizational and teamwork skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural, remote setting
  • Right to live and work in Belgium without requiring a work permit
  • Computer literacy in standard office applications
  • An interest in health issues; experience in diabetes or related clinical field would be an asset
We offer
  • A creative and dynamic environment
  • A multicultural team that has broad expertise
  • Internship contract (CIP – €814/month)
  • Lunch vouchers (€8)
  • STIB (public transportation within Brussels)
How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a curriculum vitae and a cover letter to describe interest and relevance to the position to [email protected], by January 15, 2021. Applications will be reviewed continuously upon arrival, therefore sending applications as soon as possible is advisable. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. The successful applicant is expected to start as soon as possible.