Wednesday, 16 August 2017
Internship in Social Affairs
nternship in Social Affairs
CEEP – European Centre of Employers and Enterprises providing Public Services
CEEP represents at EU-level, public and private enterprises and organisations from across Europe at national, regional and local level, which are public employers or providers of services of general interest. CEEP is one of the three general cross-industry social partners recognised by the EU Commission, and represents public services employers in the European Social Dialogue.
We are currently looking for a trainee within the social affairs policy field.
Desired starting date: ideal starting date early October 2017 for a period of 6 months.
Interviews will be conducted from the 18 to 22 September 2017 in Brussels. Small remuneration available.
The main task of the intern will be to assist the Social Affairs Policy Officer, working on issues concerning social affairs, social dialogue and macroeconomic policies and supporting the daily work of the General Secretariat.
This includes among others:
Attending internal and external meetings, and drafting meeting reports;
Draft policy briefings/background documents ahead of meetings;
Supporting the secretariat by undertaking coordination and administrative tasks;
Policy monitoring and analysis;
Contacts with members and external actors under the supervision of the Social Affairs Policy Officer.
Recent graduate, ideally with a Master degree, and a strong interest in European social policy and economic governance, including the European social dialogue.
Candidates who needs to do a traineeship to complete a Master degree in European Affairs, in particular European Social Affairs, will also be considered.
Strong understanding of the EU decision making process;
Background and interest in social, macroeconomics, education policies are strongly valued;
Excellent level in English with strong written abilities. Knowledge of other languages, in particular French and/or German, is an asset;
Ability to prioritise work, deal with a variety of topics with tight deadlines;
Self-starter and team player who can work effectively in a small and international team;
Eye for details and highly organised.
Should you be interested by this position please send your CV and a cover letter by Monday 4 September 2017 CoB, to firstname.lastname@example.org, cc the Policy Officer for Social Affairs, email@example.com and “Internship in Social Affairs” as subject of the email.
For more information about CEEP: www.ceep.eu.