Internship at CEPI aisbl – European Association of Real Estate Professions
The mission of CEPI, the European Association of Real Estate Professions, is to support the European real estate market and cross-border transactions by enhancing and strengthening the work and activities of real estate professionals. We represent 30 national professional organisations of estate agents and property managers based in 20 EU and EFTA countries. Their individual members are active in all sectors of the residential real estate market on a daily basis involving both sales and letting transactions, and long-term management.
Representation of interests of the European real estate sector both to European and national authorities in order to promote real estate transactions, facilitate cross-border transactions and guarantee real estate professionals’ enhanced legal security.
Education for future real estate professionals, as well as the ongoing education of professionals by means of a common European education platform (Eureduc).
Increased internal and external communication by means of developing publications and taking an active part in international real estate events.
Setting up research projects related to real estate markets and services in order to complete the information available and to keep the debate between the stakeholders alive.
Developing services of direct interest to our approximately 300,000 affiliated professionals: regulatory reports, practical tools for professionals, etc.
The internship at CEPI will include several tasks, from administration to policy and communication.
In particular, CEPI offers opportunities for interns who are interested in gaining experience in one or more of the activity strands as listed above. Interns should master the English language as this is the working language of the association. Knowledge of other languages is not required, but it will be considered an asset.
The intern will also be involved in the organisation of CEPI events and conferences online, in Brussels and abroad as well as in daily administration.
Interns may be allocated to specific projects when needed (eg. participating in the organisation of an event, of policy/communication materials, participating in the management of EU projects, and others).
Preferably the internship should cover a period of 6 months, also depending on the exact assignment to be delivered. Shorter internships will be considered according to the quality of applications received.
CEPI will ensure an internship coach for the duration of the assignment. This coach will also be the immediate port of call for the representative of the educational establishment of the intern.
Each internship should be completed in the framework of an Erasmus+ internship agreement provided by your university. Please contact your educational establishment to verify if you are eligible before applying if you are unsure.
Interest in European affairs and preferably a basic knowledge of the EU decision-making environment.
Professionalism and willingness to learn.
Good level of both spoken and written English, other languages are not required but would be considered as an asset.
WHAT WE OFFER
- In-person / Virtual office space
- Professional training by a permanent member of the staff
- European Parliament access badge (e.g. for access to the Parliament’s library)
- EU dynamic environment and nice-to-be-around international staff
How to apply: Please send your CV (no Europass) and cover letter of max 1 page, in pdf to email@example.com
* CV and cover letter can be sent in English OR French, but please note that the daily working language at CEPI is English
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
CEPI aisbl is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind: We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, colour, national origin, gender including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, status as an individual with a disability, or another legally protected status.