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EU Funding Stagiaire


In our Brussels Office, Schuman area
Deadline: 20 May 2021

We are looking for talented people to join our expanding European team. We offer the opportunity to grow your potential and kick-start a career in EU business and advisory services. We work with the leading organisations in the world and pride ourselves at being the best at what we do.

Each year, we offer a number of candidates the chance to increase their professional skills, develop their personal qualities and enhance their EU knowledge through our talent development programme. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to grow and develop their leadership potential while immersed in a friendly, dynamic and multicultural working environment.

We offer:

  • A full-time equivalent position
  • A 6-month paid contract starting from June 



You will work within the Schuman Associates practices with a high degree of interaction with all staff members, virtually for now, and at our EU Headquarters in Brussels in the future.

You will be given responsibilities and opportunities to advance across the Schuman Associates practices.

Your role will focus on EU policies (Green, Digital and Healthcare, for example) and funding programmes as well as technical and numerical data to support Schuman Associates' activities and clients.


Competencies and skills

1-2 years of experience on EU funding programmes

Private sector experience in EU consultancy or similar

Strong analytical skills and numerical reasoning

Autonomy, self-organisation, priority management and reliability

Responsiveness and ownership of tasks

Good computer skills; experienced user of Excel

The drive to challenge and exceed expectations

Team player with a positive attitude; sociable and reliable

Ability to work well in an international and multicultural environment

Excellent command of spoken and written English; French and/or German languages are an advantage


Additionally considered advantageous

Previous experience with monitoring and/or conducting analysis of EU Structural and Investment Funds or other EU funding programmes (e.g. CEF, Horizon Europe, IPCEI, etc)

Ability to convert complex information into usable intelligence and present/analyse it with speed, accuracy and added value.

Ability to prepare reports and slides with a keen and careful eye for clarity, impact and accessibility.


How to apply

Please send your CV and motivation letter to Małgorzata Stelmach:

The first round of interviews will be held online. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Free-lance experts

EU-funded projects


Schuman Associates manages a database of experts for various EU-funded projects, both long and short term.

If you would like to be included in the expert database, please send your CV to:

Africa Digital Transformation initiative


Schuman Associates is present at the European Investment Bank Framework Contract to support its activities in the Africa Digital Transformation initiative.

The maximum value of the contract is 2 MEUR. The individual assignments, which will have medium to long term implications, will span across four main themes of the Africa Digital Transformation :

  1. Policy: contribution to the development of a National Digital Economy Strategy
  2. Elaborate business plans for Digital infrastructure requirements (may include PPPs)
  3. Provision of support with regards to developing Cybersecurity policy and action plans
  4. Support business planning for digital transformation, entrepreneurship and digital economy based growth

If you are an expert across these topics and would like to be included in our roster of experts please send your cv to

External Aid: international donor agencies


Schuman Associates provides consultancy services to international donor agencies. We are members of two different consortia participating in DG DEVCO FWC Services for the implementation of external aid 2018.

The duration of the contract is 4 years, with a potential total value of 650 million EUR.

Schuman Associates is present in the following Lots of FWC SIAE 2018:

Lot 2: Infrastructure, sustainable growth and jobs (potential total value 155 million EUR)

Lot 4: Human development and safety net (potential total value73 million EUR)

For more details please see FWC SIEA 2018

If you are interested in working with us as an expert and in being included in our roster, please send your CV in EuropeAid format in English or French to: 

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About us

Schuman Associates is a Brussels-based, independent, consultancy with more than 30 years’ experience in European funding and public affairs.

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