Belgium, Brussels, Corporate Communications

Internship in Public Affairs - September 2023 (m/f/x)

Henkel is for those who step up. Do you?

At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Take the chance and get to know the political work of an international company.


·Support to the Henkel EU Public Affairs team in Brussels and at the Henkel HQ in the analysis of European legislative initiatives and related assessment of impacts for Henkel.

·Coordination of internal input for EU public consultations and position building, preparation of position papers to publicize the company's position on European initiatives of relevance to Henkel.

·Communication with European, national, and third-party organizations (consulting firms) as well as specific industries’ associations with Henkel membership.

·Internal stakeholder management.

·Meetings with political stakeholders and positioning of Henkel in the European political arena.


·Academic degree in Political Science/ EU Affairs / International Management (and any other related fields)

·Excellent knowledge of English and German is required

·Very good writing skills and an ability to translate policies into “real-world” outcomes for Henkel.

·Available for five to six months starting in September 2023

·Good knowledge of MS office

·You enjoy dealing with several topics and do not hesitate to familiarize yourself with unknown issues.

·You show initiative and can take responsibility

·Team-player who thinks in possibilities and solutions


·An exciting and educational full-time internship in an international FMCG business with iconic consumer brands and cutting-edge adhesive and bonding technologies. 

·You will be able to take over responsibility due to the small and very enthusiastic team

·Fun and educational events organized for the international (BeNeLux) intern community, with opportunities to broaden your network

·A 6-month internship, with a possibility of extension

·An internship allowance that covers meals, housing, and transport expenses

JOB ID: req43981
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Limited Term
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