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Porter Novelli Brussels

Internship – Public Affairs

6 months full time


Porter Novelli Brussels regularly runs internships in its Public Affairs department. The role is suited to graduates with a practical understanding of the EU institutions and EU decision making who are fluent in English and either French or Dutch, and can complete an internship in the context of a course of academic study.

The intern will support the team’s ongoing client activity on a range of Brussels and global projects in public affairs and public relations. Our clients are multinational companies and industry federations and coalitions with national and global political and media communication programs.

The intern will be a team member involved in the day-to-day support of client projects by drafting strategic materials (i.e. policy analysis, stakeholder mapping, etc.) and by conducting research on a variety of client related issues. In addition, the intern will be asked to use demonstrated tactical abilities and have good written and oral communication skills to contribute to our projects.


  • Use practical understanding of the European institutions and EU policy making to carry out research and analysis and compile background information on various EU policy making processes and negotiations
  • Monitor media and political issues
  • Research and analytical skills to produce drafts of written materials, such as summaries, presentations, commercial proposals and other client materials
  • Attend different meetings and conferences in Brussels and report on them
  • Participate in strategic planning sessions and develop communication plans for clients
  • Support other team members as necessary in order to complete client projects
  • Use organisation, communication and representation skills for other responsibilities as assigned during the internship

Please note that it is necessary to have a school document called “convention de stage”.

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