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Policy Assistant AMR (Internship)

The European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) is looking for a dynamic intern with an interest in public health and in the topic of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) to support our Policy Coordinator on key policy activities.

Who Are We Looking For?

  • Knowledge of EU policy-making processes, proven interest or degree in public health and related subjects (political science, sociology, law, economics, anthropology, communications)

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Open to learn and be hands-on particularly in relation to event organisation

  • Strong computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office

  • Excellent written and spoken English; knowledge of French considered an asset

  • An eye for detail

  • Ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines

  • A keen interest in working in an NGO environment

What Will You Do?

The successful candidate will be involved in EPHA’s activities and work closely with our AMR Policy Coordinator. The intern will have an active role in supporting the running of the AMR Stakeholder Network activities also within the context of the recently launched MEP Interest Group on AMR, for which EPHA co-hosts the Secretariat.  

Daily tasks include minute-taking, report and article writing, research work, drafting policy briefs, event organization, nurturing relations with network members and supporting the implementation of project-related communication actions (mass mailing design and drafting and social media activities) in liaison with the Communications team.

Legal Requirements

Applications will only be accepted if:

  1. the intern is a student and the internship is being undertaken in the framework of the applicant’s university training. A training agreement stating that the course is related to the curriculum followed by the student is required. No remuneration is given in this case.


  1. the intern has recently graduated, is Brussels-based and listed in the European Solidarity Corps register. An internship granted under this scheme is remunerated.

Foreign students who intern in Belgium should be covered by their home country insurance.

Legal eligibility to work in the EU is a must.

How to Apply

Interested individuals should send their applications to (cover letter and a CV)


Deadline to apply: 2 March cob

Start date: End of March

Duration: 3 months minimum

Only successful individuals will be contacted.