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Reference: 72853

Date Added: 25 September 2019
Closing Date: 1 October 2019

Job Title: Paid Internship in Brussels

Working For: Conservatives and Reformist Group, European Parliament

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Salary: €1,500 per month net

Length of Contract:

Job Details

Conservative MEPs are part of the ECR Group in the European Parliament. Within the context of the ECR’s “Conservative Friends of the ECR” (CF-ECR) project to nurture the relationship between the Group and the Party now and beyond brexit, the ECR Group is looking for a paid intern to join its staff for a period of six months.


The tasks of the intern may include:

  • assisting the press team or whips office;
  • helping with committee work;
  • drafting summaries & briefings;
  • and performing other tasks as required by the delegation.


The successful candidate will:
  • be a committed supporter of the Conservative Party who can demonstrate active political experience, perhaps in CCHQ, in a constituency office, in campaigning locally, or in student politics;
  • have a basic knowledge of the European Union;
  • have good writing skills who can summarise discussions and reports in a short and precise style;
  • be a good communicator who can work with a range people;
  • be strong team players, willing to help out their colleagues as required.

This is a great opportunity to learn more about the work of the European Parliament and the European Union, gaining practical experience in a demanding political office.

Closing Date: 1 October 2019

Interview/Start Dates

The internship is for a fixed period of six months starting on 1 November.

Please note: interviews will take place on 11 October in central London (NB this will the only date when interviews will take place)

Application Details

The application should consist of:

  • your CV,
  • a detailed cover letter explaining why you would like this internship and giving specific details in relation to the criteria indicated above.

Please send these to:
Christina Banteli at: christina.banteli@europarl.europa.eu putting INTERNSHIP APPLICATION in the subject field.

Website: https://ecrgroup.eu/

Additional Notes