Date published:  02 April 2024

Who are we?

AVEC represents the European poultry sector, together we raise the voice of the European poultry meat sector. The members include national ‎organisations that represent the poultry sector and poultry trade in 16 EU member states and the UK.‎

About the position

We are looking for a dynamic intern who is willing to learn and contribute to our small team by working with various tasks in the field of public affairs in the agri-food sector at EU level.


– Monitor, provide research and analyse relevant policies affecting the EU poultry sector.
– Actively participate in EU funded projects (data collection, analysis, meetings, etc.).
– Support the planning and execution of events, conferences, or webinars organised by AVEC.
– Assist in preparing advocacy and technical materials.
– Help draft and format newsletters, meeting minutes, update the website.
– Assist with general office tasks (updating databases, scheduling meetings, preparing meeting materials etc).

About the candidate

– Quick learner, ability to grasp complex concepts rapidly.
– University-level education (master’s degree) in EU studies and/or international relations and/or agro sciences.
– Fluent oral and written communication in English – other languages are an asset.
– Strong research and analysis skills.
– Team-player, proactive and inquisitive mindset.
– Ability to work individually.
– Familiar with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel are a must).

 What we offer

– A great opportunity to learn, engage and develop a network in Brussels to build on for the future.
– The internship will run from May to November 2024 (6 months).
– The contract will be a convention d’immersion professionelle.
– The workplace will be AVEC’s office, Rue du Luxembourg 47-51, Brussels (Belgium).

How to apply

Please send us your CV and cover letter in English to before the 12th of April 2024. Interviews will be held during the second half of April.

During the entire selection procedure, AVEC is committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background. We value diversity and lived experience and acknowledge the underrepresentation of people from certain backgrounds. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential. The equality opportunity principle encouraging all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, origins, or disabilities.