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    INTERNSHIP – Policy intern

    Founded in 1904, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) brings together leading national motoring organizations from 146 countries worldwide and is the governing body for world motor sport. The FIA Region I office, based in Brussels, is a consumer body comprising 100 Mobility Clubs that represent over 40 million members from across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Explore more: www.fiaregion1.com


    Place: FIA Region I office in Brussels, Belgium

    Duration: 6 months, full-time (mandatory learning/internship agreement* provided by the university)

    Start date: 15.04.2024

    Deadline for applications: 22.03.2024

    *agreement between the school, the student and the FIA, provided by the school


    The role

    Assist the policy team with research and general administrative support, focusing on digitalisation, safety, and sustainability issues.

    Under the supervision of the Policy Director, the Policy Intern will:

    • Research and write web content on a broad range of issues
    • Contribute to FIA Region I’s weekly newsletter
    • Follow hearings, legislative activities, and scientific, technical, and policy briefings, and share observations with staff, verbally or in writing
    • Assist staff in monitoring policy and legislative reports
    • Assist with outreach, logistical preparation, and execution of FIA Region I’s internal meetings and policy events
    • Identify, monitor, and report on relevant policy and technical issues
    • Help update and maintain the internal website and policy monitoring tools
    • Help with policy-related administrative tasks as necessary



    • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in progress, in a field directly related to the automotive sector, transport/mobility policy, or public/European policy (other fields may be considered for candidates with demonstrated skills, experience, and interest in these fields)
    • Interest in transport and mobility issues, and with enthusiasm for the communication of pertinent information to FIA Region I’s members, policymakers, and other interested parties
    • Strong research skills, and clear and concise English writing skills are required for newsletters, briefing write-ups, and facts sheets
    • Detail-oriented
    • Self-starter, flexible, and able to manage multiple tasks
    • Open to feedback, with strong desire to develop professional skills
    • Effective interpersonal communication skills
    • Ability to work in a team or independently as needed
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

    This internship offers a unique opportunity for individuals interested in gaining insight into EU policy dynamics during EP elections.

    Candidates must be currently enrolled in a European higher education institution, must be able to provide us with a learning/internship agreement and hold the right to work in Belgium legally.


    What we offer:

    • A full-time internship, 5 days a week (Monday-Friday), from 9:00-18:00
    • Work experience in European Policy and advocacy, in a highly professional, membership-based international organization
    • Insights to European Union research projects
    • A 800 EUR stipend covering part of the living costs in Brussels

    Applications including CV and cover letter shall be sent to: dpinto@fia.com by 22 March 2024 with subject line “Policy Internship Spring 2024″.