EU Public Affairs Intern in Digital Policy

Our Public Affairs consultancy is expanding its activity and looking for a motivated EU Digital Policy intern to reinforce our Digital team in assisting in the work of key client accounts and developing new business opportunities. The internship will include EU policy research and organizational support for various clients active in the digital sectors. 

Are you ambitious and open to new exciting opportunities to boost your career? Do you want to be on top of policy issues in fast-moving sectors? Then you’re the one we’re looking for!  

Political Intelligence has over 20 years of experience in the EU and Belgian market. Our success is built on our people as is shown by the longevity of our client relationships and their numerous successes over the years.  

What are we looking for? 

  • You have an excellent level of English (other EU languages are an asset) 
  • You have a passion for e-commerce trends and policies 
  • You have a sound knowledge of the EU and its institutions and policy-making processes 
  • You hold a university level degree in a relevant field (political science, EU studies, international relations, law, economics…) 
  • You have strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret and analyze legislation, rules and regulations and summarize them in a clear and concise manner  
  • You’re able to show assertiveness, flexibility and autonomy 

What will be your main responsibilities? 

  • Assist in the work of key client accounts and in the organization of events 
  • Follow key policies debates in the main European Institutions and report to clients
  • Prepare regular news reports and political analysis 
  • Research on various issues and write short reports 
  • Attend conferences, seminar, hearings and so much more! 

What’s in it for you? 

We are a team of young and dynamic consultants pulling each other up in a friendly and caring environment where there is room for initiatives. We nurture your personality and value a “think outside the box” mindset. 

You’ll be a valuable asset to our Digital team and will be given various responsibilities for our clients in the digital sector. Using your strong organizational and analytical skills, you’ll be a trusted team member on direct contact with our clients. 

PI will make you grow professionally and personally. We’ll challenge your skills and bring out the best in you! With our teams, we create the best possible working environment and stay true to our company culture of positive feedback and transparency. 

As you continue to grow within our company, you’ll be given more opportunities to shape your career together with your colleagues. We take pride in helping our interns to grow and, although we can’t guarantee a permanent contract afterwards, historically, the majority of our digital interns have been offered a permanent contract by the end of their traineeships. 

What makes us special? 

Apart from our friendly environment and unique team dynamic, we’re a quickly growing company where you can learn and develop new skills and where there is always room for initiatives and creativity. 

We’re an international consulting agency with a passion for ecology, diversity and gender balance. 

Last but not least, we offer: 

  • Allowance of 958€ per month for an internship period of 5 to 6 months 
  • 145€ monthly indemnity for working from home 
  • Full reimbursement of public transport 
  • Meal vouchers (+/- 7€/workday) 
  • 1 day of vacation per month 

How to join us? 

Did you recognize yourself in our description? Then send us your resume to with reference “0523”. In the body of your e-mail, please answer the following two questions (max 150 words each): 

  1. How well do you understand the policy-making procedures of the EU (and where you obtained this knowledge)? 
  1. Why are you interested specifically in digital policy? 

We value individuality and variety, so use your own judgement and write in your own voice.