Polis is the leading European network of cities and regions on urban transport innovation. For more than 25 years, European local and regional authorities have been working together within Polis to promote sustainable mobility and exchange good practice in the deployment of innovative transport solutions. Polis fosters co-operation and partnerships across Europe with the aim of making research and innovation in transport more accessible to cities and regions. We also act as an entry point to the European institutions on urban and regional transport issues, with the aim to help shape EU urban and regional mobility policy.
Polis is looking for a projects intern to join its Brussels secretariat. The intern will support the Polis team with tasks to be carried out within the framework of European urban transport projects. These tasks mainly relate to communication and dissemination (including co-ordination with web designers and communication agencies, management and maintenance of project websites, drafting of publications, organisation of project events, etc.), policy recommendations and best practice collection.
What we offer
The internship will provide a unique opportunity to get hands-on experience with European-funded project activities and co-operate with a wide range of partners coming from the public, industry and research sector. We offer a four-month full-time internship, from 14 September to 14 December 2015. The salary is € 751 per month.
Candidates with a background and/or strong interest in urban mobility, sustainable development, or environment or energy are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to have:
- a university degree (studies completed);
- an excellent command of written and spoken English (knowledge of additional European languages will be an asset);
- knowledge of European projects management; experience with developing communication tools in English, i.e. drafting newsletter articles, press releases, website content, brochures, etc.;
How to apply
Please send a motivation letter and CV to Karen Vancluysen (email@example.com) by Friday 31 July.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by 14 August. Interviews will take place during the last two weeks of August.