Internship opportunity at Siemens EU Government Affairs
➢ Research and identify relevant EU and international legislation, policy directives, and funding opportunities and assess their implications for Siemens business activities;
➢ Contribute to briefings for board members; prepare presentations;
➢ Provide regular policy briefings and updates for our policy advisers and management;
➢ Participate in strategic representation activities and liaise with external stakeholders;
➢ Assist in communicating and aligning contents internally with all relevant Siemens stakeholders;
➢ Organize and participate in relevant EU events, panel discussions or information sessions;
➢ Build up and maintain a large network of counterparts at EU institutions and in the related environment;
➢ Work and co-ordinate your tasks with the other interns;
➢ Organize meetings/conferences and assist with general administrative tasks in the office;
➢ Receive guests at the office and communicate professionally via e-mail and phone.
Skills & requirements:
➢ Current student or recent graduate in one of the following fields: Political Science, International Relations, European Studies, Law, Business, Economics;
➢ Results driven and excellent team working skills;
➢ Ability to work under pressure and be proactive;
➢ Highly motivated to work in the challenging and complex environment of a representation office;
➢ Fluent in German (at least CEF Level C1) and English (at least CEF Level C1);
➢ Excellent oral and written communication skills, critical and analytical reasoning, reliability and credibility.
The internship is remunerated: 1.070 EUR/month during the first 3 months, 1.220 EUR as from the 4th month. Preferred start of the internship would be July 2021, for a duration of 6 months.
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 170 years. Given its strong commitment to the values of the European Union and due to the importance of the European market, Siemens EU Government Affairs represents our company vis-à-vis the EU institutions and liaises with European organizations and associations. It significantly contributes to our business success by maintaining crucial government relations and by developing, coordinating and communicating our positions on upcoming legislation, policies, and political developments. Furthermore, our team supports the Siemens senior management in its political dialogue and during high level meetings in Brussels.