Fisheries Intern at Client Earth

Biodiversity Programme – Brussels

ClientEarth is seeking an enthusiastic intern to work with our Fisheries team on European fisheries management and control. The internship will give you the opportunity to work closely with a specialised team of lawyers and scientists, and to learn directly how environmental issues can be tackled through a legal approach.

You must have a relevant degree in law or legal studies; knowledge of EU environmental laws and current issues in fisheries management and marine conservation will be advantageous.

Internship description for Fisheries Intern

Please download the full Fisheries (legal and policy) internship description.

Internship Arrangements

The internship is paid according to the Belgian legal framework of “Convention d’Immersion Professionnelle”.

We ask that interns commit to this internship on a full-time basis (37.5 hours per week) for a duration of maximum 6 months. However, when this is not possible, a minimum of 3 days per week (21 hours) is required for the specific role.

To apply

Please send us your CV along with the completed internship form.

We also ask that you complete the equality monitoring form, and return it along with your application. This form will be separated from your application and will only be used for monitoring purposes by ClientEarth’s HR team.

Please include “Fisheries Internship – Brussels” in the email subject line and identify the documents you are sending by including your name in the file names.

Please send your application by email to:

Deadline for applications is 31 December 2017.

Interviews are expected to take place early January 2018.

Starting date for this internship is the end of January with a flexibility of +/- 2 weeks.

Further information

ClientEarth is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Please note that ClientEarth will only be able to offer positions to those who have the legal right to work in the country where this post is based.

If you have any questions about the roles advertised or recruitment process, please contact Katerina Iordanopoulou, Human Resources and Training Officer on

Applications close on Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 11:59 pm

Read more and apply here.


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