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Intern (all genders) Policy & Public Affairs

With over 1,300 team members across 30 offices on three continents, FGS Global is the world’s no. 1 strategic communications consultancy. In Europe, we are a team of more than 300 employees working in eight offices in Germany, Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris and Zurich. When the stakes are high for our clients, especially in critical and complex situations, we safeguard their reputation and advance dialogue with key stakeholders on their behalf. Our approach is integrated, our teams are diverse with experience from journalism, corporate communications, digital communications, politics and investor relations.

Our experts in our Government Relations, Policy & Advocacy practice with offices in Berlin, Paris and Brussels advice companies regarding the impact of political, societal and economic developments on their business model as well as on the strategic positioning in that context. That includes support for the advocacy of legitimate interests, media engagement as well as the analysis and recommendations for the optimal organization of the areas of Governmental Relations and Policy. Our Brussels office serves as the EU hub of FGS Global.

Join our Brussels Team from now onwards as

**Intern (all genders) Policy & Public Affairs

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What tasks can you look forward to?

  • As an intern, you will be part of our team from day one and experience the daily routine as a communications consultant first-hand.

  • You will support the project teams in the development and implementation of strategies and campaigns for clients to shape public policy and the surrounding media debate.

  • You will assist the project teams in Public Affairs work and in drafting relevant documents for the political communications of our clients.

  • You will carry out media analyses and research on political and regulatory developments and create briefings for internal and/or external use.

  • You will participate in relevant hearings and conferences and create corresponding debriefs for teams and clients.

What should you bring along?

  • You are currently enrolled in at least the third semester of your (Bachelor's) programme - the subject is less important than your enthusiasm for politics and communication.

  • You have achieved very good academic results so far.

  • Ideally, you have already gained practical experience during your studies, for example in in the areas of politics, regulation and/or Public Affairs (particularly in EU institutions or in EU Public Policy).

  • You demonstrate strong analytical capabilities and organizational strength and you are a proven team player.

  • You are able to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing, in English. Knowledge of German and/or other EU languages is a plus.

  • You show a good understanding of economics/business and enthusiasm for exploring the juncture between business/economics and politics/society.

What we can offer you

  • More than just an internship: A temporary experience as a communications consultant.

  • Duration: 3 months

  • Insights into the activities of a strategic communications consultancy as well as into various areas of expertise as part of our integrated project teams

  • Exciting and varied tasks in an international and inspiring working environment

  • The opportunity to benefit from a wide range of training and development opportunities (FGS Global Academy).

  • Individual support and guidance as well as detailed feedback from an experienced consultant

  • A committed, collegial, and growing team in which mutual respect and team spirit are key

  • A corporate culture that combines excellence with kindness

Don’t meet every single requirement? Please don’t worry! Studies have shown that some groups like women or people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single requirement. At FGS Global, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. So, if you’re excited about this role and our company but your previous professional experience doesn’t match perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we would like to encourage you to apply anyway. You may just be the right candidate for this or another role.

We look forward to your complete application (incl. all relevant academic and professional certificates and/or reference letters). Feel free to contact our HR team at +49 69 92 18 74-28 or by email at careers-eu@fgsglobal.com.

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