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EU Public Affairs Traineeship (Digital Services)

  • Hanbury Strategy
Brussels, Belgium
  • Hanbury Strategy
Brussels, Belgium


  • Working For: Hanbury Strategy;

  • Location: Tribes, 13-17 Avenue Marnix, 1000 Brussels, Belgium;

  • To start: April 2024;

  • Salary: €1300 gross per month, plus 12 days vacation, and travel and lunch benefits.


  • A 6-month long paid internship with our EU Public Affairs team focusing on EU digital policy;

  • You will have the opportunity to work directly on client projects and to learn from the most senior and experienced people in the business;

  • You will be given a one-on-one mentor responsible for your development at Hanbury;

  • You will be involved in our culture and have access to numerous development and training initiatives, as well as social activities.


  • You will research policy and political developments across Europe, dealing with what happens in the EU institutions and the impact on some of the largest companies in the world;

  • You will work on some of the most defining events in European policymaking and politics, from the regulation of telecommunications to digital platforms policy, AI, and online content moderation;

  • You will work in a small team, supporting client work and overall monitoring and analysis.


  • Have a passion for European affairs and politics;

  • Have a desire to learn new things;

  • Have the ability to work well within teams;

  • Speak and write in impeccable, fluent English. Other European languages are an advantage;

  • Be excited by the opportunity to work on new projects;

  • Have a strong work ethic.


  • A Master’s degree in a relevant subject, especially in European affairs, would be an advantage;

  • You will have a demonstrable interest in the regulation of digital services, privacy, tech or telecommunications.

We are offering a competitive salary package and the opportunity to join a fast-growing team.


To apply, simply answer this question:

“Why do you want to do this traineeship and what would you like to achieve from it?” (300 words) - in your answer please highlight your relevant experience, your passion for European affairs, and your knowledge of Hanbury.

If successful, this internship will start in April 2024 and last for a period of six months. The internship will take place in our Brussels office. Hanbury implements a flexible remote work policy.
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