Intern / Trainee

Berlin Office

RPP is currently looking for an intern / trainee supporting the team in our office in Berlin.

RPP is a public affairs consultancy focused on policy creation and development. Established in 2002 as Rohde Public Policy, RPP aims to deliver new conceptual services in public policy and has grown to be one of the most respected and well-established independent policy service providers. The topical focus and expertise of RPP has been in healthcare, research and innovation, social policy, and related trade and market access issues. Over the past years, we extended our services to areas such as transport and aviation, food and agriculture, environment, employment and internal market policy. RPP is today represented in Berlin, Brussels, London, Paris, Hamburg, Rome and Vienna. For more information on RPP, please visit our website at 

RPP is looking for a motivated intern / trainee (m/f) for our constantly growing office in Berlin at the earliest opportunity. This is a three to six months’ contract under German law and you would be working in a dynamic atmosphere in one of Europe’s leading public affairs agencies. We deal with cutting edge issues and you will be playing a valuable and responsible role in this important work. We expect own initiative and the ability for teamwork with colleagues in Berlin as well as from all other RPP offices. Great interest in one or more of the above mentioned policy areas and the political representation of interests are prerequisites, initial experience in one of these areas is an advantage.

Tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring and researching developments in relevant policy areas in Germany, in particular in the fields of health, social affairs, demography, industry, employment, research and development.
  • Visit and report on relevant political events.
  • Targeted forwarding and revision of information to support our project work and customer services.
  • Support for the development of project materials and the organization of meetings and events.

Main qualifications are:

  • A first university degree (Bachelor) is a prerequisite, higher degrees are an advantage.
  • First relevant work experience in the following areas is also of advantage: public institutions, government agencies, interest representation, consulting, health care.
  • Understanding and great interest in the process of political decision-making in Germany and at EU level.
  • You will be required to work in a proactive work setting, involving conscientious handling of several simultaneous work orders and observing the respective deadlines.
  • German language skills at native speaker level, excellent English; further language skills are an advantage.
  • Proficient in handling of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Please send your documents preferably in English to the head of the Berlin office, Mr. Lars Dudeck ( by 3 August 2018.