Governmental & EU Affairs Intern

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Join us and become an integral part of one of the largest private employers in Slovakia amid an exciting, yet challenging times when the steel sector needs to undergo significant changes to decarbonize its production processes.
jún 2021
Stáž pre študenta
typ pracovnej ponuky
od 8
EUR / hodinu
Flexible working hours (20 hours / week) ; 8 weeks in the summer period, with a possibility for an extention for October 2021 - June 2022

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Ekonomické a právne vedy
Medzinárodné vzťahy
3. ročník bakalárskeho štúdia
17. jún 2021


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Náplň práce

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.

Role objectives:

  • 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

Koho hľadáme

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


  • 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):

Prečo si vybrať nás

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

Znalosť jazyka

  • - anglický - C1 - pokročilý


  • - communication skills - pokročilý
  • - presentation skills - pokročilý
  • - IT skills - pokročilý
  • - soft skills - pokročilý

Dodatočné informácie

Join us in the summer period, with a possibility for an extension, in case of satisfaction on both sides (that of USSK as well as of an intern) for October 2021 - June 2022! Flexible working hours (20 hours / week) ; 8 weeks in the summer period, with a possibility for an extension for October 2021 - June 2022. SELECTION PROCESS: First Round: Candidates will be shortlisted based on their CV and motivation letter Second Round: Skype, telephone or personal interview