GIRP Internship 2012

Deadline: 21 July, 2012
Open toGIRP can only accept undergraduate/graduate students
Remuneration: only accommodation is provided


GIRP, the European Association of Pharmaceutical Full-line Wholesalers is looking to hire a Trainee and is currently accepting applications from highly motivated undergraduate/graduate candidates seeking a 6 months internship, starting in August/September 2012. Candidates should show practical skills, high motivation for work, a dynamic attitude and team spirit. Please note that GIRP can only accept candidates that are enrolled in University for the entire duration of the traineeship.

  • Support in the organisation of the GIRP Autumn Conference, the Lunch Reception at the European Parliament and several internal meetings
  • Researching, editing and writing input for GIRP’s numerous publications
  • Compilation of power point presentations for internal meetings and external conferences
  • Regular information research to support ongoing projects
  • Participation in conferences, seminars and workshops with relevance to health policy
  • Up-keeping GIRP’s internet presence
  • Administrative support and office management

What is offered:

  • First-hand experience of the Brussels lobbying scene
  • Insight into the European pharmaceutical market and health policy sector in general and the sector of pharmaceutical full-line wholesaling in particular
  • Opportunities to be involved in interesting, hands-on projects from start to finish
  • Excellent team spirit in a multinational environment
  •  Accommodation costs are covered by GIRP, however, no other remuneration is offered


Must have qualities:

  • GIRP can only accept undergraduate/graduate students. The candidate must be enrolled in University for the entire duration of the traineeship.
  • Candidates must be fluent in German and English
  • Fluent French would be a distinct advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of all Windows Office applications
  • Self-starter, high level of independence and responsibility

Desirable qualities:

  • Experience in event organising
  • Affinity for graphic design
  • Aptitude with social networking tools such as Twitter and Facebook
  • Good writing/editing skills


To apply, please send your CV and cover letter outlining why you are the best candidate to, before 21st July 2012.

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