Opportunity: Intership offer

Internship IV/16 (SEPT’16 – MARCH’17)
Deadline for applications: September 23rd, 2016
Starting date of the internship: October 17th, 2016

Internship I/17 (JAN’17 – JUN’17)
Deadline for applications: November 27th, 2016

Internship II/17 (APR’17 – SEP’17)
Deadline for applications: March 12th, 2017

Internship III/16 (JUL’17 – DEC’17)
Deadline for applications: May 21st, 2017

The Association of European Radios AER is a Europe-wide trade organisation representing the interests of over 4,500 private/commercial radio stations in Europe. AER is composed of national associations of private and commercial radio broadcasters and represents their interests in Brussels. AER’s main objective is to help develop the most suitable framework for private and commercial radio activity to flourish in Europe. AER monitors EU initiatives in the fields of media, telecommunications, spectrum and information society issues as well as Internal Market, competition and consumer protection (advertising), in order to help develop the industry. AER encourages co-operation between its members and across the industry in order to preserve and develop freedom of speech, of enterprise, private initiative and the protection of listeners. For further information check


We are looking for responsible and dynamic interns, capable of self-initiative, to work as a team with the AER staff in our small ideally located and pleasant Brussels office on policy issues and media-related projects.

Please send your application (cover letter + résumé) in English to Vincent Sneed, AER Director Regulatory Affairs, vincent.sneed @ aereurope.org, and indicate in the subject heading for which internship you are applying. Only applicants shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

Internship descriptionThe intern’s responsibilities during the placement will be:

- daily monitoring of the activities of the institutions of the EU;
- research and drafting of the AER Bulletin including EC affairs updates;
- research of relevant information using Internet based tools, publications, and by attending and minuting EP and other meetings;
- if relevant, analysis and follow-up of specific regulatory issues;
- preparation of information reports for AER members;
- research and compilation of radio-related data and statistics;
- logistic support in the organisation of meetings;
- maintenance of the AER website, updates, corrections, etc …
- any other relevant activities as agreed with the Manager.
Starting datesJanuary / April / July / October
Duration of placement6 months, full-time
Educational backgroundLegal studies, Political Science, EU Studies or International Relations, Economics, Journalism with specialisation in EU Issues. Knowledge of media-related issues a plus.
LanguagesFluent (oral + written) in English and French; other languages desirable, especially Spanish and / or Italian
Computer skillsWindows environment: Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Access; insight in Web site management / CMS a plus
Admin. arrangements“Convention de stage” compulsory
Payment€ 330.00 /month
AccommodationNot provided