Programme Assistant - Europe's Political Economy
EPC - European Policy Centre
The EPC is looking for a Programme Assistant (equivalent to a paid internship) to join its Europe’s Political Economy Programme for a period of 6 months, starting on 8 January 2024 (to be discussed).
This is an entry-level position targeted at recent graduates as well as graduates having acquired initial work experience through internships.
The successful candidate should have a demonstrated knowledge of and interest in EU economic policies (e.g. economic governance, Single Market, digital, industrial policies or trade), through prior internships, work or course choices, a solid academic background, a good understanding of EU institutions and decision-making processes, and an interest in organising events and carrying out desk research on various topics related to EU policies.
The candidate should have the following profile:
- Undergraduate or graduate degree in economics, political science or law;
- Excellent analytical and writing skills;
- Strong interest in European affairs;
- Good organisational and time management skills;
- Self-disciplined, able to work both independently and in a multinational team;
- Dynamic, flexible, reliable, and attentive to details;
- Good presentation skills;
- Excellent English language skills (oral and written), additional languages are a plus;
- Data visualisation skills are a plus;
- Previous relevant work experience in policy analysis, organising events, and research assistance (internship would suffice) would be a plus.
- Supporting EPC analysts in organising events (including drafting event proposals, invitations and programmes, contacting speakers, assisting during the events);
- Background research, analysis of data, and support in writing publications;
- Contributing to policy monitoring with an eye to developing a strong understanding of EU policymaking processes;
- Support in writing project and funding proposals, as needed.
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