Career

Interested in working for GIRP?

GIRP regularly offers undergraduate/graduate candidates the opportunity to gain valuable work experience during a 6-month internship programme. These internships grant an insight into the European pharmaceutical business, as well as the European lobbying scene which is an excellent working experience in a pleasant international environment. GIRP also welcomes unsolicited applications.

GIRP INTERNSHIP

GIRP, the European Healthcare Distribution Association, is accepting applications from candidates currently seeing traineeship which is required as a mandatory part of their university/undergraduate curriculum. GIRP is currently accepting such applications from highly motivated undergraduate/graduate candidates seeking a 6-month internship, starting in September 2017. Candidates should show practical skills, high motivation for work, flexibility, a dynamic attitude, and team spirit. Please note that GIRP can only accept candidates who are enrolled in a university study programme for the entire duration of the traineeship.

Responsibilities 

  •  Assist with the organisation of the GIRP conferences and workshops
  •  Researching, editing, and writing input for GIRP’s numerous publications
  • Compilation of PowerPoint presentations for internal meetings and external conferences
  • Perform research to support ongoing projects
  • Participation in conferences, seminars, and workshops with relevance to health policy
  • Maintenance of GIRP’s internet presence
  • Administrative support and office management

We offer 

  • 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 hands-on projects from start to finish 
  • Excellent team spirit in a multinational environment 
  • Only housing & transportation costs are covered.

Must-have qualities 

  • Undergraduate/graduate student, the candidate must be enrolled at a university for the entire duration of the traineeship
  • The traineeship must be mandatory in the candidate’s study programme
  • Candidates must be fluent in English 
  •  Excellent knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications
  • Self-starter, high level of independence and responsibility

Desirable qualities 

  • Experience in event organisation
  •  Affinity for graphic design
  •  Attitude with social networking tools such as Twitter and Facebook
  • Good English writing and editing skills
  • Knowledge of French, German and/or Spanish is desirable, other languages are an asset
  • Good Design skills

 To apply, please send your CV and cover letter outlining why you are the best candidate to Ms Giulia Colombo (girp@girp.eu).

 

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