Internship in Transport/Energy Economics for EU Institutions 2023-2024 (Sector Focus: Industries)



What if your curiosity could help build the world we all imagine?


Here at EY, you’ll have the chance to build a truly exceptional experience. We’ll empower you with the latest technology, surround you with high-performing teams, and provide the global scale and diverse and inclusive culture you need to discover your full potential. Through our coaching and training programs, you’ll develop the skillsets you need to stay relevant today and in the future – all while building a network of colleagues, mentors, and leaders who will be on the journey with you at EY and beyond.

The exceptional EY experience. It's yours to build.


EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.


EY's Strategy and Transactions (SaT) team combines all the experience and expertise available within EY in order to offer a complete range of value-added services and to advise on corporate transactions. For cross-border transactions, we deploy multinational teams from the international EY SaT network. The Belgian SaT team is comprised of over 70 professionals coming from various backgrounds and disciplines, such as corporate finance, private equity, trading, industry and financial audit.


Due to our growth, we are currently looking for an Intern Economics consultant for EU Institutions.


The opportunity: your next adventure awaits


  • Main Tasks:

    • Under guidance, delivery of research papers, quantitative analyses for economic regulation, analysis of value chain and sector assessments, infrastructure financing in feasibility studies, impact assessments and other consulting assignments for EU Institutions;

    • Under guidance, preparation and delivery of presentations to clients and stakeholders (incl. working level meetings, workshops, stakeholder consultation meetings);

    • Support for the project management of assignments involving team members based throughout the EU, within and outside the EY network of offices;

    • Support in the contractual management of projects awarded to EY and in the compliance of internal procedures/policies;

    • Drafting of minutes of meetings and conference calls.


  • Additional Tasks:

    • Under guidance, preparation/drafting of proposals in response to call for tenders issued by the European Commission, the European Investment Bank and other International Institutions including among other activities:

      • Support in the analysis of tender documents;

      • Support to bid management, planning and finalization;

      • Drafting of minutes of meetings and conference calls.


What we look for

  • You are looking for an internship as part of your study program or, if already graduated, as a ‘BIS’ (Beroepsinlevingsstage);

  • You are a Master’s student or you have obtained a Master’s diploma, preferably with a background in Economics, Business Administration, Business Management, or similar, and have strong interest in the transport and/or energy sector and economics.

  • You are available for a minimum period of 6 months. Preferably as from October or April. Please describe your availability in your cover letter;

  • Excellent knowledge of English with good drafting skills;

  • Knowledge of micro and macro economics, and industrial organization;

  • Knowledge of quantitative research and analysis methodologies;

  • Affinity with topics such as EU transport/energy policy and legislation, sectoral regulation of network industries, competition law & economics;

  • Relevant professional experience with EU Institutions and/or consulting firms required;

  • Excellent organizational skills, flexibility and ability to work under tight deadlines;

  • Willingness to learn, proactivity, openness to work in a multicultural environment and in a team, with a good degree of autonomy.


What’s in it for you

  • Accelerate your technical capabilities and transformative leadership skills with future-focused courses and development programs. 

  • Broaden your horizons by working on highly integrated teams across the globe and collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds — both professionally and culturally. 

  • Bring out the best in yourself with continuous investment in your personal well-being and career development. 

  • Develop your own personal purpose and help us create a positive ripple effect on our teams, our business, clients and society – building a better working world, together. 

  • Growth potential in a dynamic and diverse team.


Join us in building a better working world.


Apply now!