currENT is looking for a Policy and Communications intern that is looking to start a career in the field of energy, policy, communications, or European affairs. We are a new European industry association representing innovative grid technology companies, and we are scaling up our presence in Brussels.
We want to see a massive uptake in renewables in order to address climate change, while maintaining security of supply, and keeping costs as low as possible. We see power networks at the core of a successful energy transition. We achieve our common goal to speed up the green energy transition through generating awareness, moving policy, enhancing technology, and engaging with stakeholders.
Your responsibilities as an Intern will include:
- Policy: Support in writing policy papers, responding to consultations from the European Commission, ENTSO-E, ACER, National Regulators and other relevant policymakers.
- Events: Organizing webinars on behalf of currENT and representing currENT at external events
- Communications: social media (Twitter, LinkedIn), webpage maintenance, preparation of newsletters.
- Monitoring upcoming relevant events, policy developments and organizing meetings with stakeholders.
What we offer:
- A full-time, 6 months, ‘convention de immersion professionelle’ contract that is remunerated accordingly. Start date as soon as possible.
- Access to a nice co-working space in the European district of Brussels
- Opportunity to build a network with other professionals in the energy sector and in EU Affairs
- The chance to contribute your ideas and help develop a young and dynamic organization
- Develop your professional skills through regular feedback and coaching
- The chance to contribute to currENT’s mission of speeding up the energy transition
- Master Student or recent graduate of European affairs, political science, energy, communications or other relevant study fields.
- Basic knowledge about European energy and climate policy and relevant energy industry discussions and developments, such as the Fit for 55 Package, TEN-E Regulation, National Development Plans.
- Keen to work on topics such as European energy transition, electricity networks, infrastructure development, offshore energy, etc.
- Excellent communications skills and an ability to work independently.
- Professional proficiency in written and spoken English. Another European language is a plus.
- Must be eligible to work in Belgium, and be present in Brussels at least once a week.
If you are interested, please send your C.V. and a motivation letter to [email protected] by 25th January.