The Nordic Logistics Association (NLA) is looking for a committed and enthusiastic intern in Brussels from 1 February 2023 to 31 July 2023.

Are you passionate about European politics and interested in the transport sector? Is social media communication one of your skills? And are you keen on working for better conditions for commercial road transport in Europe? Then we would like to meet you.

One of the biggest challenges and opportunities of the coming decades is the transition to a climate-neutral Europe. The intern will therefore work on legislative proposals affecting the transport sector in a wide range of areas, including transport, environment and energy. In addition, the labour market and the digital agenda are areas that NLA follows closely. The intern will have the opportunity to work independently and take responsibility in these areas.

The intern will work in an international environment in the Common Office in Brussels that NLA shares with its German (BGL) and French (FNTR) sister organisations.

Working tasks:

  • Report from meetings in the European Parliament, stakeholder organisations and conferences in Brussels.
  • Write newsletters, update website and generate activity on NLA’s SoMe platforms.
  • Carry out research and analysis of EU policy initiatives in collaboration with colleagues in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland.
  • Draft briefing notes.
  • Ongoing administrative tasks.

The ideal candidate:

  • Can navigate the EU bubble.  
  • Is interested in politics at European and national level.
  • Is currently undertaking a degree in social sciences, economy, law or related.
  • Has good writing and oral skills. Is fluent in English and one or more Nordic languages. Knowledge of other EU languages is a plus.
  • Is proactive, likes to network and thrive on working with a variety of tasks.

We offer:

  • Monthly contribution of 1000 EUR to the rent and other expenses.
  • Coverage of travel costs, as well as a round trip to your home country during your stay.
  • Practical experience of working in the EU system. 
  • An interesting, dynamic, informal and international workplace with the opportunity to challenge yourself in national and European contexts.


Please send your application, CV and relevant supporting documents to by Monday 14 November 2022. Interviews will take place shortly thereafter. The place of work will be at the NLA office in Brussels with flexibility for home working.

For further information on the position, please contact NLA’s CEO, Torsten Laksafoss Holbek, at

+32 47 404 8005.

About NLA:

NLA is the joint Brussels representation of the leading road transport associations in the Nordics representing around 16,000 member companies in Sweden: Sveriges Åkeriföretag (SÅ); Denmark: Dansk Transport og Logistik (DTL); and Norway: Norges Lastebileier-Forbund (NLF) in close cooperation with its associated member Finnish Transport and Logistics (SKAL).

In 2019, NLA joined forces with our German and French sister associations from the Federal Association of Freight Transport, Logistics and Disposal, Germany (BGL) and the French Road Haulage Association (FNTR) to set up the Common Office in Brussels.

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