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Communications and Administration traineeship


Would you like to join my team for and experience the day-to-day work of a Member of the European Parliament? In support of my political work in Brussels which focuses on protecting fundamental rights in the digital era, I am looking for a trainee in communications and administration.

The internship will take place between September and December 2021 and should last 3-4 months. Your place of work will be in the European Parliament in Brussels.

Your working time will average 40 hours per week. You will receive a monthly allowance of 1,300EUR per month.

Formal Requirements:

  • minimum age of 18 years
  • no previous work experience as a trainee or assistant in the European Parliament
  • no other employment contract during the internship
  • living in Brussels for the duration of the internship

We expect:

  • fluency in English is essential, our working language is English
  • proficiency in German is an asset
  • willingness to work with Open Source Software and other open technologies
  • full support for transparency in public affairs and deep respect for privacy in personal matters
  • Basic knowledge of the functioning of the European institutions
  • Ability to work independently
  • Experience in public relations and communications, particularly in social media management
  • Proficiency in using OpenOffice Writer, Calc and Draw or equivalent
  • Experience in graphic design and/or video-editing is an asset
  • Experience in using WordPress is an asset


  • Assisting with the editing and publishing of website content and social media content
  • Assisting with the editing and publishing of press releases
  • Assisting with creating and editing infographics and other visuals or videos for online communications
  • Assisting in organising events
  • Supporting office organisation and administrative tasks

If you would like to join my team as a trainee, please send your application documents (CV [without picture] and motivation letter) as a pdf file to europa@patrick-breyer.de (PGP key optionally available here), using the subject line “PR/Admin Traineeship Application [YOUR NAME]”. Please indicate the earliest possible starting date, the latest possible termination date and the duration of the traineeship you are applying for.


Deadline for applications is 25 June 2021



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