Belgium, Brussels, Corporate Communications

Internship in Public Affairs - German Speaker - September 2024 (m/f/x)

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of over 50,000 pioneers around the globe. Our teams at Henkel Consumer Brands continuously drive the evolution in dynamic categories: Laundry & Home Care and Hair. With our trusted brands, including Persil and Schwarzkopf, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth. 

Do you dare to make an impact?


  • 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 2024
  • 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
  • You’ll be part of an international intern community
  • Fun and educational events organized for the international (BeNeLux) intern community, with opportunities to broaden your network
  • An internship allowance that covers meals, housing and transport expenses

At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We welcome all applications across different genders, origins, cultures, religions, sexual orientations, disabilities, and generations.

JOB ID: req60885
Contract & Job type: Limited - Full Time
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