Internship - Europe, Middle East and Africa Regulatory

Internship - Europe, Middle East and Africa Regulatory
Region: Betzdorf (Betzder)
Required experience: None
Environment: Company
Contract: Temporary position (Full-time)

Company description

SES is the world's pre-eminent satellite group. We are a network of satellite operators located across all continents. We operate mainly through SES ASTRA in Europe, SES AMERICOM/NEW SKIES in North and South America, Africa the Middle East and Asia. We also hold strategic participations in satellite operators, including 90% of SES SIRIUS, QuetzSat, and Ciel, as well as in a number of satellite service provision companies. Through our global satellite fleet, reaching 99% of the world's population, we offer regional strength and expertise, on a global scale.

Role description

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the Legal & Regulatory team in a fast-paced, growing organization operating a dynamic industry.

Based in either The Hague, Netherlands or Betzdorf, Luxembourg, you will support licensing and government relations activities that facilitate the deployment of SES’s satellite connectivity solutions in the EMEA region.  You will interact with national decision-makers and regulators, track satellite regulatory conditions applicable in countries of the region and help to obtain the authorizations to provide service. 


Your responsiblities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working together with the EMEA Legal & Regulatory team to analyze and report on market access (space segment) requirements as well as licensing procedures and conditions applicable to SES satellite services
  • Interacting with SES Sales and Engineering teams to respond to their needs to serve targeted priority countries of the region
  • Obtain licenses and access rights to operate in the targeted priority countries
  • Monitor and assess EU-level directives and regulations for application to SES business

Your profile

1. You must

  • Currently be a student in Space Law with background on ITU Radio Regulations and familiarity with latest telecommunications industry developments (5G, Cloud)
  • Strong interest in global technology, media, and telecom business and satellite communications in particular
  • Strong computer literacy (MS PowerPoint, Excel, Teams)
  • Fluency in spoken and written English with additional languages considered an asset (notably French and Arabic)
  • EU-citizens or work permit for Netherlands or Luxembourg


2. It would be nice if you had 

  • Knowledge of radio spectrum policies and challenges considered a big plus
  • Other language skills considered an asset.


Hiring process

Screening and Remote Interview with our Talent Acquisition Specialists 

  • Remote Interview with your future supervisor  
  • Internship Offer 
  • Internship Agreement signature 
  • Welcome to SES! 

What’s in it for you

Flexible working policy 

  • Valuable, meaningful and hands-on experience 
  • A paid internship 
  • A range of wellness activities and employee assistance programmes (varies by location) 
  • An employer that values all aspects of Diversity and respects every individual’s story 

Good to know

SES is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity & inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or other characteristics protected by local, state, or federal law. 

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