Internship opportunity


The Saab EU & NATO Affairs Office is looking for an intern for a period of six months.

Your workplace
Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions from military defence to civil security. With operations on every continent, Saab continuously develops, adapts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs. Our company employs around 16,000 people globally. Annual sales amount to EUR 3 billion.

The primary role of Saab EU & NATO Affairs is to support and strengthen our existing and future business. Our day-to-day work entails e.g. information gathering and situation analysis, early alerts and advocacy actions regarding new opportunities and challenges in legislative and policy developments at EU and national level of relevance to defence, security, space and aeronautics.

We are now looking for an intern to join our Brussels office for a period of six months.

Your role
Your role will essentially be split in two parts: You will support the Office with monitoring, research, analysis, reports, and to closely follow the work of the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council. This part will also entail proofreading, drafting updates, newsletters, papers, presentations etc. The second part of your work will be to manage administrative tasks, preparing meetings, supporting the Head of Office etc.

Your qualifications
The ideal candidate should have a university degree in social sciences, law, economics, engineering or business administration with a specialisation (postgraduate) diploma of relevance to the EU institutional environment.

Having completed a traineeship (‘stage’) with the European Commission or any other EU Institution is considered an advantage.

We are looking for candidates with one of the Nordic languages as mother tongue or mother tongue equivalent, and who are fluent in English. Fluency in French or Dutch is considered an advantage.

We expect you to be highly motivated, have an eye for detail and eager to learn and develop in your role as intern at our office. You are expected to have the social skills and abilities to proactively engage and interact with colleagues and relevant stakeholders in Brussels as well as in Sweden and other countries of relevance to Saab.

You will report directly to the Head of Saab EU & NATO Affairs office in Brussels.

Start Date
11 March 2019 – 30 August 2019

In line with internship remuneration levels in Brussels’ EU Affairs private sector environment.

Application deadline
7 February 2019 (interviews in mid-February and decision by end of February)


To apply, please submit your CV and a motivation letter (max 1 page) to no later than the application deadline provided above. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.