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Job opening: EERA is looking for an Administration and Events Intern


EERA is looking for three Interns in support of project management of EU-funded projects, communications/policy, and administration/events. The Interns will be part of the Secretariat. The position will be an opportunity for the Interns to immerse themselves in an international and multicultural working environment.



  • Provide support in administrative/organisational office operations;
  • Support the administration regarding member organisations in EERA’s Joint Programmes including the membership database, invoicing, fee collection and follow-up;
  • Support internal communication with the EERA members;
  • Co-organise meetings and other EERA events incl. logistics, participant management, catering, set-up and take-down of the event space, etc.

The candidate should have a diploma in Business Management, Event Management or related field or have previous experience in a similar position.



  • Good command of English, oral and written; knowledge of other EU languages, esp. French, is a desirable asset;
  • Strong computer skills (Office Suite, Outlook);
  • Basic understanding of the EU institutions;
  • Interest in renewable energies and sustainability;
  • Good organisational, prioritisation, communication and teamwork skills;
  • Passionate about innovative & sustainable solutions;
  • Eye for detail and sense of quality;
  • Can work autonomously and shows initiative;
  • Must be legally entitled to work in the EU.



For current students, the internship will be done in the framework of the curriculum, for which an agreement must be signed between EERA, the student and the sending university. Graduates will be offered a professional integration agreement (convention d’immersion professionnelle). This is a paid internship, the salary depending on the degree and according to market practice.

Starting date is as soon as possible for a duration of 4 to 6 months.

Office location: EERA, Rue de Namur 72, 1000 Brussels.



Please send your motivation letter and CV (PDF format, in English) to by January 10, 2020 EOB.

Indicate in the subject of the email for which of the three positions you are primarily applying: Project Management Intern; Communications & Policy Intern; Administration & Events Intern.

The motivation letter (one page maximum) should highlight your reasons for applying, your credentials for the position and, in case you are applying for two positions, your brief motivation for the second choice. We encourage early applications. The selection of the candidate will be based upon the merit principle.