Intern, ETNO


Summary of the position:

ETNO, Europe’s leading telecom association, is looking for a 6 months paid intern. The candidate is a dynamic and enthusiastic individual who proactively supports the delivery of ETNO's policy and regulatory activities and supports ETNO colleagues in internal and external public affairs-related tasks. The new recruit will: (1) assist ETNO’s working groups’ activity, (2) support on the development and consolidation of position papers and other relevant material, (3) contribute to the timely and thorough monitoring of all the relevant debates, events and gather relevant information that feeds into the Association’s policy work, (4) support outreach to EU institutions and other external stakeholders.


Main tasks include:

Working Groups (WGs): assist in the preparation of ETNO WG meetings, take minutes of the working group meetings and help ensure the proactive and efficient participation of members in the meetings.

Supporting ETNO’s policy & regulatory colleagues: carry-out all WG-related activities in close collaboration with the policy & regulatory affairs team, support colleagues in developing and consolidating position papers and other ETNO documents.

Content & monitoring: gather relevant material that feeds into the Association’s policy work, monitor all the relevant information sources, prepare reports on stakeholder/institutional events, and support in disseminating relevant information for the Members.

Outreach support: map relevant stakeholders and support on an active outreach to the EU institutions.



Necessary skills: You have a clear understanding of the functions of the EU Institutions, have an interest in technology policy. Completion of an internship within an Association and/or an EU institution would be a strong asset, as would previous experience in the field of ICT and/or related studies in a leading European university. Understanding of sustainability and environmental policies would be an additional strength.

Languages: Full English proficiency in speaking and writing is a must; very good knowledge of other EU languages an asset.

Mindset: Excited to work in a member-driven association which works on a consensus-building basis. Good at multi-tasking, detail orientated, committed, willing to learn, comfortable in a multi-cultural and fast-moving trade association environment. Thrives in a team environment but also able to work independently. Pro-active and forward-looking attitude and outside-the-box thinking will also be well considered.

What we offer: Join a high-performance team in a positive working environment, where humour goes hand in hand with hard work; quickly acquire high responsibility and high autonomy; be exposed to unique insights into technology and regulation; pay is in line with EU Bluebook Internships. Duration of the internship: February 2023 – July 2023 (6 months).


How to apply

Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter in English to cc: Deadline: Monday, 30 January 2023 at 10:00am CET.


Equal Opportunities

ETNO is an equal opportunity employer. Employment at ETNO is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. ETNO does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, and respects all the relevant laws.

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