CEWEP is Looking for an Intern

19th March 2021

Main functions: Assisting CEWEP, focusing on EU policies and event organisation.

Starting date: May/June 2021

Location: Brussels, CEWEP office, Avenue de Tervueren 113

CEWEP (Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants) is the European umbrella association of the operators of Waste-to-Energy plants, representing about 400 plants from 22 countries. CEWEP focuses on contributing to European environmental and energy policy that can affect Waste-to-Energy Plants.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring policy developments regarding Waste-to-Energy, waste management, energy and climate protection;
  • Studying and preparing reports and position papers on existing and upcoming waste, energy and climate-related EU legislation;
  • Communicating technical issues in an easily understandable way;
  • Assisting in the organisation of CEWEP Congress, workshops, working groups and other CEWEP meetings;
  • Attending meetings of the EU Institutions and relevant conferences and events and reporting back to the Managing Director;
  • As well as other administrative tasks.

Knowledge, experience and skills required:

  • University degree;
  • Technical academic background or experience is an advantage;
  • Knowledge and interest in sustainable waste management, energy and climate topics;
  • Knowledge and experience in EU policy (previous experience in Brussels office and/or EU Institutions – an advantage);
  • Excellent verbal and written English. Other languages are an asset;
  • Effective organisational skills, interest in event organisation;
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Office suite);
  • A quick learner, team spirit and autonomous. Excellent communication skills;
  • Interest in working in a small team in Brussels environment;

We offer:

  • A 5-6 months paid internship in CEWEP. A work contract may be considered after this period;
  • Interesting and varied work in a small, but effective team in a friendly working atmosphere;
  • Possibility to learn and broaden your experience in multiple fields.

To apply:

Qualified candidates should submit via e-mail a maximum one-page cover letter and a short CV (in English) to Agnė Razgaitytė by Friday 16th April 2021.

Please mention in the title of your application “Application Internship at CEWEP”.