VACANCY: Internship in Public Affairs (environment, climate and energy)

18 June 2020




Internship in Public Affairs (environment, climate and energy)


CERAME-UNIE (aisbl) is the European Ceramic Industry Association. It has been based in Brussels since 1962 as the representation of the European ceramic industry to the EU institutions. At EU level, the industry is involved in policy debates in the fields of construction, environment, energy & climate change, international trade and research & innovation. For more information on Cerame-Unie and the European ceramic industry, please see our website:


The intern will gain practical knowledge and better understanding of EU institutions and international processes with a specific focus on EU environment, health & safety and climate & energy topics while carrying out different tasks:


  • Support in regulatory activities in the fields of environment, health and safety e.g. Industrial Emissions, Ceramics BREF review, REACH, OSH, Circular Economy…
  • Support in regulatory activities in the fields of climate & energy e.g. ETS, European Green Deal, energy policy…
  • Support in collecting and analysing environmental data
  • Support in communication activities e.g. writing of newsletter articles, meeting reports
  • Support of event organisation and promotion
  • Participation at external events and meetings


  • Educational background in European studies, political science, economics, or law
  • Studies in engineering or science are a plus
  • Knowledge of European environmental policy and manufacturing processes are a plus
  • Previous experience with European institutions is an advantage
  • Very good command of written and spoken English, other languages are an asset
  • Ability to work in a team as well as autonomously
  • Excellent knowledge of Windows tools including Excel, Word, Power Point


The position is available starting from mid August/ beginning of September, with a duration of 6 months.

If interested, please send your CV and motivation letter to Ms. Aurore de Schrevel (  Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Deadline for application:  Wednesday 8th July 2020