Job vacancy: Brussels-based intern for Spring 2024


Call for applicants: Brussels-based Intern in the office of MEP Ciarán Cuffe, Spring 2024

Ciarán Cuffe, Green Party Member of the European Parliament for Dublin, Ireland, is hiring an intern to work in his Brussels office. If you are an organised, motivated individual with an interest in Ciarán’s work, then we would love to hear from you!

The applicant must be legally allowed to work in Belgium, and be prepared to begin work in Brussels from 1st February 2024. The position is full-time and paid at a gross amount of €1,495 per month (the maximum allowance). This 3-month internship will end on 30th April 2024 with no opportunity for extension.

Description of tasks (non-exhaustive)

Assisting Communications Manager with monitoring and drafting content for media and social media

Assisting staff in writing briefing notes and speeches

Research as assigned by MEP and other staff

Attending meetings/events and taking notes

Event planning and management

Administrative tasks (e.g. entries to MEP’s calendar, recording meetings)

Other tasks as required

Desired experience and skills

Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment

Strong communication and organisation skills

Knowledge of or strong interest in EU institutions and legislative procedures

Knowledge of Irish politics and the Dublin constituency  

Demonstrated interest in at least one of the MEP’s interest areas:

His work on the European Parliament committees, climate action, renewable energy,  sustainable transport, cities etc.

Experience in the following will be considered a plus:

Independent research

Communications, including designing graphics and creating social media content and videos

Administrative work

Application procedure

To apply, please send a 1-page CV and a 1-page cover letter (applications exceeding this length will not be considered) to with ‘Intern Application’ in the email subject line. Please also state how you heard about the position. The deadline for applying is 10:00 pm CET on Thursday 4th January 2024.


December 18, 2023

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Ciarán Cuffe

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