Vacancy for Trainee, Social and Employment Policy in Brussels, Belgium

Party of European Socialists (PES)
Trainee Social and Employment Policy (full-time)
Job description:
  • Supporting the work of the PES EU Policy Unit on social and employment policy;
  • Providing research and briefings on EU social and employment policy;
  • Supporting the drafting of political papers, for example policy papers, speeches and press material;
  • Assistance in organizing meetings and events;
  • Attending at congresses, conferences, meetings, seminars and preparing reports for the PES;
  • Contribute to other duties as assigned.
  • A high degree of political awareness and commitment to the core values of the PES;
  • Very good understanding of European decision-making, EU institutions and European politics;
  • University degree or relevant experience in field of Social and Employment Policy;
  • Excellent research and writing skills;
  • Experience in organizing meetings and events would be an asset;
  • Excellent English and at least 1 other EU language;
  • A flexible team-player with a high degree of motivation and pro-activeness;
  • A good command of office IT skills.
Practical information:
  1. Location: PES Headquarters, 10-12 Rue Guimard, Brussels
  2. Duration: starting a.s.a.p. for 6 months
  3. This is a paid internship
Please send your application letter, accompanied by a detailed CV, to Marije Laffeber, PES Deputy Secretary General, before 6/11/2018. Applications should be sent by e-mail to: with the subject: INTERN SOCIAL AND EMPLOYMENT POLICY.
The PES promotes equal opportunities in its recruitment.