Job Posting / News - July 14, 2022

Job Opening: Policy Intern

We’re looking to recruit a talented Policy Intern with some knowledge of the EU institutions, its processes and policies.

About you

You are educated to a degree level in a relevant field ( e.g. Political Science, Law, Communication, Economics) and are looking for your first EU public affairs experience. You have a beginner’s knowledge of the EU, its policies and processes.

Fluent in English, you can think out of the box and provide effective yet creative solutions. Interested in healthcare-related issues, you see the added value of medical innovation and of industry.


This is a paid internship for a period of six (6) months, starting in early September 2022 in Brussels, Belgium. There is a possibility to renew the position one time.

Tasks & Responsibilities

The internship covers all kinds of public affairs activities, from monitoring health-related legislative developments to providing support in event organisation and stakeholder engagement. Set in a team of 9, the internship will also require support in administrative and logistics matters.

Public affairs/advocacy

  • Providing additional support to the public affairs team:
    • Policy monitoring and analysis of health-related legislative developments
    • Drafting reports of internal and stakeholder meetings
    • Supporting stakeholder engagement with EU institutions and stakeholders
    • Assisting the organisation of EUCOPE’s Working Groups meetings (agenda setting, preparing and co-chairing the Group’s meetings)
  • Coordinating the organisation of internal/external events and meetings

Your personal qualities

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Keen interest in EU political and policy affairs
  • Entrepreneurial and willing to take initiatives and support both organisational and strategic aspects of different projects
  • Action-oriented and responsible
  • Strong analytical and summarising skills

If you are interested in the position, kindly send your curriculum vitae (CV) to before 15 August 2022.

Since 2008, the European Confederation of Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs (EUCOPE) has been the voice of small to mid-sized health technology companies in Europe. Representing 2600+ innovative biopharmaceutical companies directly or through national associations, EUCOPE advocates for sound public policy that supports innovation, while fostering a community built on a shared purpose: improving and saving the lives of European patients through innovative therapies and medical technology.