Science|Business - Trainee News Reporter (EU research, innovation, education, policy): Belgium

Science|Business, a growing media company focused on European R&D policy and investment, is seeking a trainee news reporter to join its news operation as soon as possible.

Job description

  • Brussels-based reporting on EU research, innovation, education and other policy news, under guidance of senior journalists
  • Assisting in research and reporting for diverse editorial projects and policy reports
  • Assisting in social media, Web and other electronic promotion of our news service
  • Paid internship contract, converted to full employment if successful


  • Some journalistic experience, in or after university, with articles to show it
  • Superb English-language journalistic writing skills
  • High energy, great curiosity, and a willingness to dig deep into a topic
  • EU citizenship or work visa
  • Preferred: some knowledge of EU affairs, more than one EU language, social media and online skills

How to apply:

Send your CV/Resume and – this is essential – a sample of prior published articles to, with subject line Trainee News Reporter.

Apply by 15 March.

About Science|Business 

Science|Business is the dominant independent news source for EU research and innovation policy, and is now expanding its news coverage. It publishes online at with twice-weekly newsletters going to more than 20,000 registrants. It also organises 20+ events a year and manages a membership organisation of more than 60 universities, companies and public-sector institutions with a stake in R&D collaboration, funding and policy. It launched 15 years ago, co-founded by former managing editors of the Wall Street Journal Europe and Nature. This position is a vital step in our efforts to expand.

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