USSK, given its size and impact on the economy, has always been in a lively dialogue with the local authorities, national government as well as with the European institutions. USSK Office in Bratislava currently seeks assistance with their everyday duties, and also with executing specifically assigned projects.
Dealing with topics of paramount importance to USSK
Preparation of PowerPoint presentations, official position papers, letters, analytical documents, and other documentation for USSK external and internal communication
Monitoring political events and legislative initiatives (both in the Slovak Republic and on the European level)
Working on individual assignments: Specific assignment will be defined and confirmed after the completion of the selection process. Its specifications are expected to relate to current decarbonization efforts stemming from the EU climate ambitions, and to the Recovery and Resilience Plan (RRP)
Just to illustrate, the most pressing issues and challenges that the department has been dealing with in recent months include, among others: Recovery and Resilience Plan; Decarbonization of European industry; European Green Deal; Advocacy aimed at creating a level playing field for European industries; Safeguards and Trade Defense Instruments; EU Emission Trading Scheme; Circular Economy; Life-cycle assessment (LCA) approach; Domestic Legislation and Policies: energy market, labour issues, taxes
Candidates with the following EDUCATION suit the position:
University student – Student needs to be currently enrolled within any of the following programs: Law, Economy, Political Science, International Relations, European Studies, International Economic Relations, Management, and other closely related study programs.
International experience is an advantage
Personality REQUIREMENTS & SKILLS:
Knowledge of and interest in Slovak and EU economic and political affairs
Understanding of the national / European institutional framework and legislative processes
Fluency in Slovak and English language (C1) – oral and written
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
In case of interest, please send your CV and motivation letter (both IN ENGLISH):
We are offering a unique opportunity for an internship with one of the largest private employers in Slovakia. Our Office of Governmental, EU Affairs & REACH located in Bratislava intensively cooperates with our colleagues in Kosice. We want our intern to become an integral part of our team collaborating with us on our everyday duties and also executing specifically assigned projects that are beyond our capacities during the year.
Being a part of a small yet dynamic team
Professional development opportunities
Hands-on experience with advocacy activities and other EU and governmental processes
Opportunity to work on a wide spectrum of topics and gaining a greater insight into the ones of a specific interest to him/ her