VACANCY: Internship in Public Affairs (environment, sustainability and health & safety)

15 June 2021




Internship in Public Affairs (environment, sustainability and health & safety)



Cerame-Unie Aisbl (CU) is the European Ceramic Industry Association. Based in Brussels since 1962, it is the voice of the European Ceramic Industry to the EU institutions. The European Ceramic Industry accounts for a total annual turnover of €31 billion and generates over 200,000 direct jobs. At the EU level, the industry is involved in policy debates in the fields of environment, health & safety, energy & climate change, construction & sustainability, international trade, internal market, skills and research & innovation. For more information on Cerame-Unie and the European ceramic industry, please consult 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 sustainability 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 and construction;
  • Support in collecting and analyzing 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 August 2021 for 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 application25 June 2021

1st round of interviews: 12-16 July 2021

Starting date of internship: August 2021