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12 May 2017

Internship Public Affairs Intern

Ridens Public Affairs – Posted by admin Brussel, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium


Job Description

Public Affairs Intern (6-Months)


Ridens is an EU public affairs and business consultancy practice which takes pride in providing personalised, high-level counsel. Our consultants have extensive experience in a wide range of sectors, such as natural resources and environment, international trade, information technology, and retail and consumer goods. Our offices are located in Brussels, the home of the European institutions, and just a stone’s throw away from the European Parliament and other EU buildings.

We are currently seeking to recruit a full-time motivated Public Affairs Intern to join our dynamic EU public affairs and business consultancy practice, with the successful candidate working under the supervision of our EU Public Affairs Team. The internship, starting from May, will run for a 6-month period and will provide the intern with a unique insight into the ‘Brussels bubble’ and public affairs consultancy work. The internship is remunerated.


  • Graduate Degree: European Studies, Public Affairs, Law, International Business, Political Science or equivalent
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word)
  • Knowledge of or experience with using Social Media to disseminate information
  • Ability to work as part of an International team, as well as individually on set tasks
  • Good level of written and spoken English required, with other languages considered an asset
  • Organised, with an attention to detail


  • Supporting the public affairs team in the delivery of advocacy campaigns, organisation of events and visit programmes
  • Political & Regulatory Monitoring
  • Attending & Reporting on External Events
  • Supporting Business Development Activities
  • Social Media Support
  • Administration.

How to Apply

How to Apply
Please Send a one-page CV, with a short covering letter to Oliver Hateley ( with the subject line “Policy Intern”, by the 1 June 2017.  Due to a large number of applications that we receive, we are unable to respond to each individual candidate. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted and we may recruit before the deadline.

Job Categories: Communication. Job Types: Internship.

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