Events and Communications Intern

Bruegel is recruiting an intern for 6 months, in the Outreach team.

Deadline for applications: 25th of June 2023 (23h59 CET)

Starting date: September 2023

Duration: 6 months

Bruegel is recruiting an intern for 6 months, in the Outreach team. The internship is paid, full time and based at Bruegel’s office in Brussels.

Bruegel offers an interesting and challenging period of learning and working experience in a major Brussels-based think thank, with the opportunity to gain specific knowledge on communication and outreach related to Economic Policy and European Affairs.

Bruegel is the leading European think tank specialising in economics. Established in 2005, Bruegel is independent and non-doctrinal. Its mission is to improve the quality of economic policy with open and fact-based research, analysis and debate. We are committed to impartiality, openness and excellence. Bruegel’s membership includes EU Member State governments, international corporations and institutions.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES – Support Bruegel’s Events team

  • Creating events content on Bruegel’s website.
  • Working with event management tools and audience databases.
  • Helping with logistical practicalities (catering, reception, etc.).
  • Participating in the livestream production of public events.
  • Supporting social media outreach and event promotion.
  • Producing post-event outputs (video editing).  


  • Academic background in communication, events management, audiovisual production, administration and project management, political science or equivalent experience.
  • Interest in economic policy and knowledge of European affairs.
  • Available for six months, full-time, starting at the start of September 2023.
  • The selected candidate will preferably be at their first internship experience or not have more than one previous internship experience outside of studies.


  • Excellent written and oral English.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Knowledge of audio and video production.
  • Capacity to work with people from different social and cultural backgrounds.
  • Good organisation and time-management.
  • Curiosity and adaptability.

Added assets

  • Knowledge of CRM databases and content management systems.
  • Knowledge of social media.


To apply for this position, please carefully follow the below instructions:

Send an email to [email protected] - your email must contain the following:

  • A CV and a cover letter (in English) in one single PDF document (merged)
  • The subject line of the email: “Events and Communications_Applicant’s Name” 

Applications that do not meet these requirements will not be considered.

The application deadline is on the 25th of June 2023, at 23h59 (CET). Interviews will take place in the following week(s).

Disclaimer: due to the large number of applications usually received, we are unfortunately unable to reply to all applicants. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted within a few weeks.

Bruegel is committed to ensure equal opportunities and treatment for all, by ensuring that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, religion, ethnic or national origins, gender, marital status, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, disability, or chronic illness.