Economist (Traineeship) - Tenders Global

Economist (Traineeship)


Who we are

EPPA is a specialized management consultancy that creates value for its clients by helping them to manage risks and opportunities arising from the ever-changing European political, regulatory and socio-economic landscape. Established in 1987, EPPA is a respected multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural consultancy with a pan-European reach. Our impressive track record in resolving major challenges related to public policy, regulatory affairs and societal issues is founded upon our in-depth knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the European and national political interface.Our unique approach focuses on creating a constructive dialogue with policy-makers; a dialogue that is cognizant of Europe’s rich cultural diversity. We work with all industry sectors, although we are particularly recognized for our work in the fields of agriculture, food & beverages, chemicals, energy, financial and other services, transport, ICT, as well as competition issues. Our clients are mostly multi-national companies but we also serve European or national industry federations and public authorities from outside the EU. 

Job Description

We offer a 6-month traineeship position for a Junior Economist to assist us in the following areas:

  • Contribution to developing costs & benefits analysis (CBA) methodologies.
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative assessment of policy options of different nature.
  • Collecting data from relevant databases (Eurostat, OECD, FAO, etc.).
  • Conducting peer reviews of publicly available studies (notably in the areas of environmental and health economics). 
  • Contributing to the drafting Socio-Economic Analysis (SEA). 
  • Monitoring EU policy developments in different areas. 
  • Overall support to partners and associates. 

Profile Required 

  • Master’s degree in Economics, with a strong quantitative background. This is a must.
  • Interest in EU decision-making and EU public affairs (knowledge of EU institutions, governance and politics is a plus). 
  • Ability to think in an abstract way.
  • Strong skills in microeconomics and industrial organization.  
  • Good understanding of statistics and finance reports.
  • Good academic record and proven writing skills. 
  • Excellent English (written and oral).
  • Good research and analytical skills, good organizational and diplomatic skills, good communications skills – both oral and written.
  • Team player, self-starter, entrepreneurial spirit, attentive listener and networker.
  • Used to work in multinational team (e.g., Erasmus, multi-national master abroad, stage/internship in international organization or team).
  • Experienced user of Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Previous professional experience: not required.

 We Offer 

  • A competitive 6-month traineeship remunerated contract aligned with EU institutions.
  • An international, intellectually stimulating, working environment.
  • The opportunity to develop deep knowledge on how consultancy and EU public affairs work and to develop networks in this field.

How to Apply

To apply, please send your CV, a short cover letter, as well as Bachelor’s and Master’s transcripts (with lists of subjects and marks) to [email protected] For further information on the company, please visit   


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