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Intern (m/f/d) Policy & Public Affairs

With over 1,000 team members across 25 offices on three continents, FGS Global is the world’s No. 1 strategic communications consultancy. In Europe, we are a team of more than 250 employees working in seven offices in Germany, 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. Out approach is integrated, our teams are diverse with experience from journalism, corporate communications, digital communications, politics and investor relations. To support our ambitions for growth, we are looking for people who share our passion for communication. Who get a kick out of a challenge, who thrive when curiosity and creativity are needed. People who are confident, even when they have several balls in the air at once. People who find the right words even when everyone else is speechless. If this sounds like you – we could be a perfect match.

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 Finsbury Glover Hering.

Join our Brussels Team as

Intern (m/f/d) Policy & Public Affairs

What tasks you can look forward to

  • You will be fully integrated into our project teams and work on client projects from day one.

  • 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 you will bring along

  • You are enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s programme (at least three completed terms)– 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

  • Insights into the activities of a strategy consultancy as well as into various sectors and areas of expertise as part of our integrated project teams

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

  • The opportunity to benefit from a wide range of training and development opportunities

  • Induction and individual support as well as feedback from an experienced consultant

  • A dedicated, supportive and growing team

  • A corporate culture that combines excellence with team spirit

  • The opportunity to work flexibly in our offices as well as from home

  • After a successful internship, we are also glad to discuss future opportunities for you to start your career with us.

 

We look forward to your complete application (incl. all relevant academic and professional certificates and/or reference letters). In case of further questions, you can reach Ms. Eva Scharfschwerdt at +49 69 92 18 74-28.