Thursday, 16 November 2017

Traineeship in Direct Supervision

ECB - European Central Bank
Frankfurt, Germany
Reference: 2017-280-TRS
Type of contract: Traineeship of between 3 and 12 months in total
Who can apply: EU nationals who are eligible according to our traineeship programme
Salary: The trainee grant is €1,050 per month plus an accommodation allowance
Working time: Full-time
Closing date for applications: Monday, 4 December 2017
Your team
As a successful applicant, you will be assigned to one of the Joint Supervisory Teams (JSTs) in Directorates General Microprudential Supervision I and II (DG/MS I and II), which are responsible for the ongoing supervision of significant banks within the scope of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM). The SSM is the system of banking supervision in Europe. It comprises the ECB and the national supervisory authorities of the participating countries.
A JST is a well-rounded team of experts in banking supervision who are in charge of the Supervisory Examination Programme for a specific significant bank falling under the direct supervision of the ECB. Each JST has between two and 15 members from the ECB and additional members from the national supervisory authorities. You may also be assigned to horizontal projects on banking supervision.
Your role
As a trainee, you will contribute to the tasks of a JST or of a horizontal team by:
analysing financial accounts and monitoring market perceptions of supervised entities;
analysing the legal and regulatory framework for financial institutions in various jurisdictions;
assisting with data collection and analysis, generating tables, charts and reports;
working independently, under the guidance of a mentor, on projects relating to the implementation of supervisory practices and standards.
These traineeships offer a unique opportunity for individuals with a keen interest in a career in banking supervision, finance, accounting or a related area. You will be exposed to a challenging professional environment and work with high caliber experts who will help you to grow your skills in an international and multicultural setting. Through workshops and conferences, you will also have the chance to learn about the latest developments in economics, finance and banking.
Qualifications, experience and skills
a bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, statistics, business administration, financial/banking law, accounting or other relevant discipline;
a keen interest in banking-related risk analysis, in the implementation of financial regulation and in the implementation of supervisory standards and practices;
an advanced command of English and an intermediate knowledge of at least one other official language of the EU.
a master’s degree in the fields mentioned above;
knowledge of banking analysis, banking regulation, corporate finance, risk management or accounting;
knowledge of data analysis functionalities and statistical packages;
additional European languages.
You engage collaboratively with others. You pursue team goals and learn willingly from other people’s diverse perspectives. You signal any need for change by explaining it and proposing alternative solutions. You analyse complex information effectively and can evaluate different views to arrive at solutions. You know and anticipate stakeholder needs.
Working modalities
Working for European banking supervision involves spending short periods of time abroad for on-site visits or training.
Further information
The traineeships are for six months, with the possibility of an extension (to a maximum of 12 months in total) in the same business area or within the SSM, subject to business needs and satisfactory performance.
Application and selection process


Key Areas of Responsibility:
Stakeholder engagement support including mapping, stakeholder reach out, preparation of briefing documents and logistical support;
Relevant policy monitoring and analysis to strengthen AZ advocacy strategies;
Attend external events and feedback to GA network;
Help establish and maintain contacts with key MEP offices in relevant committees as well as with other relevant stakeholders (e.g. from other EU institutions, trade associations, patient advocacy groups);
Active contribution to the day-to-day operations, working closely with EU GA Director in a supporting role.
Profile of the Candidate:
Excellent command of English, both written and spoken.
University degree in politics, economics, law or business.
Required Competences:
Knowledge of EU healthcare policies;
Excellent organisations skills;
Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Excellent networking and social skills;
Excellent IT skills (Word, Power Point, Excel);
Good analytical, conceptual and strategic thinking skills;
Experience with working with EU institutions/industry and/or public authorities;
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Send email with CV and cover letter to

Internship – Spanish Speaking Legal Consultant for EHS Law

Enhesa is the market leader in global environmental, health and safety (EHS) compliance assurance. As a dynamic and rapidly growing environmental, health and safety consultancy serving corporate clients worldwide, we are constantly seeking to recruit talented and dedicated EHS professionals.
Our mission is to assist our clients in identifying the regulatory requirements they have to comply with, to assist them with ensuring ongoing compliance in practice and to advise them on how to develop their corporate environmental, health and safety strategies. Enhesa’s core clients include Fortune 500 multinational companies.
Enhesa is seeking an environmental, health and safety professional to join our European team. The consultant will be required to research environment, health and safety legal requirements in Spanish speaking countries.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
Researching EHS law, regulations and policy in Spanish speaking countries;
Monitoring existing and draft EHS law to alert industry on future requirements; and
Preparing written reports allowing industry to measure regulatory compliance;
Depending on language skills and experience, the successful candidate might be required to research EHS requirements in other countries.
Your skills and qualification:
Law degree;
Strong analytical research and writing skills with a demonstrated ability to research and analyse law and policy;
Fluency in English & Spanish;
Interest in and understanding of EHS law and industrial processes.
This 6 months paid-internship will take place in Brussels.
Please address your cover letter and CV to Ms. Khadija El Khadri and submit your application with the reference number SPA internship to

Internship for the Project Management Unit

At MWH, now part of Stantec, we believe growing a great consulting services company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus imagination, determination and a drive to do the extraordinary.
If working on the best environmental projects around the world, building on your talents through a premier knowledge-sharing culture, and connecting across borders with some of the world’s top talent appeals to you, join us.
MWH International Development, based in La Hulpe, is the MWH unit that provides consulting services to international institutions, such as the European Commission (EC), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the European Investment Bank (EIB) and EU bilateral donors in Europe, Africa and other developing countries.
Your role
You will be supporting the team in all administrative tasks related to the management of EC contracts. You will be required to demonstrate a combination of discipline, flexibility, and precision in all tasks.
What you will be doing
Support the team in logistical and administrative aspects of the projects;
Check and process invoices and related timesheets and receipts;
Manage the logistics of meetings, conferences, trainings, and other project-related events;
Identify experts, evaluate CVs and prepare contracts accordingly;
Attend project meetings if needed and prepare minutes;
Liaise with the client, experts and partners on day-to-day implementation of project activities;
Perform other duties as determined by the Project Manager.
Qualification and skills
Academic background: relevant university degree or equivalent;
Experience in the management and administration of international projects would be considered as an advantage;
Knowledge of EU contracting procedures and rules (PRAG) would be considered as an advantage;
IT-skills: advanced use of MS Office, in particular Excel;
Rigorous, accuracy and attention to detail;
Creative, communicative, open-minded and results-oriented;
Languages: solid written and spoken French and English;
Work ethics, dynamism and ability to cope with multiple tasks.
The internship will take place in our office in La Hulpe, Belgium and will start ASAP for a period of six months. Compensation will be provided.
Please apply by sending your CV on: mentioning PMT/17.


e are offering a nine month internship to a candidate looking to acquire first-hand experience in an international public affairs and communications agency. If you would like to familiarise yourself with the work of a consultant, dealing with topics relating to communications and PA in health & food at the EU level, then you may be the person we’re looking for!
Responsibilities/Job description
Administrative support to the Brussels’ team and involvement in various communication activities for Schuttelaar & Partners as a whole;
Support to (senior) consultants in their communication and/or public affairs activities (e.g. preparation of meetings, organisation of events, desk research and interviews);
Monitoring of European developments of relevance for S&P.
Qualifications and experience
Master’s Degree in life sciences & health, agriculture or food, with proven experience in communication and working in projects;
A high level of written and spoken English. Any other language such as Spanish, French or German is an asset;
Excellent social skills and team spirit, with a hands-on, flexible and solution driven work mentality;
Support for the mission and philosophy of Schuttelaar & Partners.
Schuttelaar & Partners offers
A monthly stipend and lunch vouchers;
A nine-month internship starting immediately and on a full-time basis;
After good results a possible next step is a promotion to junior consultant;
Challenging and varied work for a commercial agency with a social mission;
Guidance and coaching by senior professionals;
A professional, dynamic, and ambitious working environment, where personal initiative is encouraged.
How to apply
We are looking forward to your motivation letter and CV.
Of course, you can also get in touch with us for more information.
Edwin Hecker, Managing Partner, + 31 6 21 28 88 03
Karin van Dooren, Human Resources, + 31 6 55 73 18 76

Monday, 13 November 2017


Deadline: 31 January 2018
Open to: international university or college students
Scholarship: around EUR 36584.15
UBS Center fully funded scholarships in Switzerland, 2018 are completely funded scholarships offered every year to excellent university graduates to adopt doctoral research at the Zurich Graduate faculty of Economics. Those Scholarships are open to international university or college students.
Scholarships are awarded to applicants on the grounds of excellent educational merit, and persevering with aid will be the situation to the first-class completion of coursework.
The University of Zurich, placed within the city of Z├╝rich, is the biggest university in Switzerland, with over 26,000 college students. It changed into founded in 1833 from the prevailing colleges of theology, regulation, medication and a new school of philosophy.
International university or college students.
UBS Center fully funded scholarships in Switzerland, 2018 covers residing costs and all costs. The stipend covering residing costs currently stands at around EUR 36584.15 per year;
Scholarships are presented to award holders for a duration of four years, difficulty to great of completion of coursework;
Scholarship can be taken in Switzerland.
How to apply?
In order to apply, please fill the application.
For more information, please visit the official web page.

Thursday, 26 October 2017

Special Projects Intern – Communications

About the European Climate Foundation
The European Climate Foundation (ECF) was established in 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to foster the development of a low-carbon society and help Europe to play an even stronger international leadership role to mitigate climate change. The foundation works through sectoral, cross-cutting and regional initiatives and collaborates with a wide network of partners to advance progress towards this shared goal.
About the role
The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy Secretariat in Brussels is looking for an Intern (full-time/38 hours per week).
The position will be located at the Global Covenant of Mayors office in Brussels.
The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy is an international coalition of cities and local governments with a shared long-term vision of promoting and supporting voluntary action to combat climate change and move to a low emission, resilient society.
Local Governments are Key Contributors: The Global Covenant of Mayors works to organize and mobilize cities and local governments to be active contributors to a global climate solution;
City Networks as Critical Partners: Local, regional and global city networks are core partners, serving as the primary support for participating cities and local governments;
A Robust Solution Agenda: Focusing on those sectors where cities have the greatest impact, the Global Covenant of Mayors supports ambitious, locally relevant solutions, captured through strategic action plans that are registered, implemented and monitored and publicly available;
Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fostering Local Climate Resilience: The Global Covenant of Mayors emphasizes the importance of climate change mitigation and adaptation, as well as increased access to clean and affordable energy.
Duties and responsibilities
The role of the communications team is to act as a centre of expertise on energy and climate change communications. Its objective is to help create political, media and public endorsement for strong action to address climate change at international, national and sector levels.
The intern will gain practical experience in the workings of an international non-governmental organization focused on cities and climate change. The intern will gain exposure across a broad range of functional areas - including program management, stakeholder engagement, operations, grants management, planning and communications - within a dynamic environment.
Responsibilities may include:
Supporting the team in preparation for regular meetings of the Board, Founders Council and Technical Working Groups;
Assisting in the preparation of presentations for external stakeholders;
Developing and implementing communication strategies in cooperation with the communications unit;
Planning and supporting campaigns in close co-operation with our grantees;
Analysing media reporting on energy and climate policy, including a daily media coverage brief;
Preparation of events, general editorial and administrative support for the communications unit.
Key competensies
The ideal candidate will have:
Strong commitment to working with cities and climate change – previous internship experience in both areas preferred;
Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills;
Ability to manage multiple projects, and comply with deadlines Professional junior working experience in PR or journalism;
A university degree in a relevant field;
Enthusiasm for learning and a demeanor suitable for a small office work environment;
Ability to work independently as well as with colleagues.
What we can offer you
The unique opportunity to work as part of a highly dynamic, international organization together with individuals who combine their passion to make a difference with ambition and a rigorous and results-oriented approach to work;
A space to develop and challenge yourself;
Participation in local Global Covenant events;
Opportunities to engage with staff and members of the European Climate Foundation and European Commission through focused speaking engagements;
A 6-months fix term contract;
A salary in line with internships in the EU institutions.
Start date: January 2018
How to apply
Please send your CV and a short cover letter in English to the following email address:
The motivation letter should include: why you are interested in the internship with the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy, and the contact information for two references.
Please indicate ‘Special Projects Intern – Communications’ in the subject line. Candidates need to be in the possession of a work permit for Belgium in case applicable. Telephone calls will not be forwarded to the recruitment team. Due to the high number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline for applications: 5th November 2017.
For more information on the ECF, please visit