3 November 2023

Public Affairs | Sustainability Intern

  • Brussels

  • Full time

Accountancy Europe is the voice of the European accountancy profession. We represent 1 million accountants, auditors and advisors as the umbrella organisation of their professional bodies. We translate their daily experience to inform the EU and global policy debate. 

We are looking for a full-time sustainability intern to support our sustainability-related projects for a period of six months, with a possibility to extend it to a year. 

Your responsibilities 

  • monitor EU legislation and follow sustainability related developments at European as well as international level 
  • support the work on sustainability-related projects (CSRD implementation, sustainability reporting and assurance, including the respective standards, green bonds, ….) 
  • carry out research on sustainability-related topics, prepare policy briefings 
  • attend EU affairs events and stakeholder meetings (on an ad hoc basis) 
  • provide support in organising events/meetings 

Your profile 

  • You are a university student/have a university degree, preferably in an area related to business and/or sustainability or EU public affairs 
  • Legally able to work in the European Union 
  • Able to come to our Brussels-based office on a regular basis (with WFH flexibility) 
  • Interested in EU Affairs and sustainability-related topics 
  • Fluent in spoken and written English (C1/C2 level) 
  • Computer savvy (MS Office), flexible and detail-oriented 
  • Willing to learn and able to manage work independently as well as part of a team 
  • Able to take ownership of their projects and see them through 

What we offer 

  • The opportunity to contribute to a dynamic team advocating for the accountancy profession 
  • Dynamic and varied internship with opportunities to work on cutting edge issues 
  • Interaction with European and international organisations 
  • A paid 6-month internship to gain practical experience in EU public affairs and sustainability-linked matters 
  • A monthly remuneration is 1.350 EUR (net) and public transport subscription 

Application procedure 

Interested candidates should send to [email protected] by 4 December 2023: 

  • Subject line should indicate ‘First name + surname - Sustainability’ 
  • Motivation letter (max. 1 page) and CV (max. 2 pages) in one single file 

 Only selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.  For more information visit us on www.accountancyeurope.eu