IT Data Analysis Internship

Company details

EMVO is a Belgian non-profit organisation created in 2015 as a joint initiative of EU supply chain stakeholders, representing pharmaceutical manufacturers, wholesalers, community pharmacists and hospitals. We ensure the implementation of a functioning, secure, interoperable and cost-effective system across Europe, to ensure patient health and safety.

EMVO is responsible for the European Medicines Verification System (EMVS), a European-wide system created to prevent falsified medicines from entering the legal supply chain. It demonstrates the principle of European integration and has a real-world impact for patients and the healthcare sector across the EU and EEA member states.

Alongside our founding stakeholders, we work with the European Commission, 30 National Medicines Verification Organisations (NMVOs), and over 2000+ pharmaceutical companies are currently connected to our system.


Our internship programme

As the IT Data Analysis Intern, you will play an active role in the Operations department; you will directly work and report to the IT Manager.

This internship will have a duration of three to six months.

Overview of tasks

You will be involved in a European project delivering products regarding the FMD (Falsified Medicines Directive) to all countries in Europe. Your main tasks involve:

  1. Document, update, and complete all knowledge articles in the appropriate Knowledgebase system.
  2. Ensure internal readiness and transfer knowledge for any new process and writing SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures).
  3. Excel Advanced Knowledge :
    1. Utilize advanced Excel functions, including but not limited to VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, INDEX-MATCH, and PivotTables, to manipulate and analyze large datasets.
    2. Develop and maintain Excel spreadsheets to track and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) for various business processes.
    3. Generate insightful reports and visualizations using Excel charts and graphs to aid in data-driven decision-making.
  4. Programming Skills:
    1. Collaborate with the team to write, debug, and optimize Python scripts for data manipulation, analysis, and automation.
    2. Extract and transform data from diverse sources using programming languages such as Python to ensure data accuracy and integrity.
    3. Participate in the development of scripts to automate repetitive tasks, enhancing overall workflow efficiency.
  5. Power BI Knowledge:
    1. Design and develop interactive Power BI dashboards and reports that provide actionable insights for stakeholders.
    2. Integrate and transform data from various sources into Power BI for seamless visualization and analysis.
    3. Collaborate with team members to identify opportunities for process improvement through the use of Power BI analytics.
  6. To summarize :
    1. Work closely with the data analysis team to understand business requirements and objectives.
    2. Collect, clean, and validate data to ensure accuracy and reliability.
    3. Perform exploratory data analysis to identify trends, patterns, and insights.
    4. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand data needs and deliver solutions.
    5. Present findings and insights through clear and compelling visualizations.
    6. Stay updated on industry trends and emerging tools in data analysis.
    7. Perform other IT related duties and responsibilities.


What are the requirements?

  1. You are a current enrolled BA/BSc or MA/MSc student able to sign an internship agreement with EMVO
  2. You are a student in any relevant field, such as Computer Science, Business Management and Administration, Engineering or Information Technology program.
  3. You are familiar with Microsoft tools, Word, PowerPoint and especially Excel
  4. You have some programming skills, particularly in Python, with a focus on data manipulation and analysis
  5. You are familiar with Power BI and are able to create impactful dashboards
  6. You have the desire to go above and beyond and are eager to learn
  7. You are motivated, proactive and able to work with cross-functional teams
  8. You stay cool under pressure
  9. It is considered a plus: you know software development life cycle (SDLC) and ITIL standards.


You can communicate effectively in English and possess both solid verbal and writing skills. Any other European languages will be seen as an asset.


  • A 3 to 6-month internship;
  • A monthly compensation package if allowed by University;
  • A chance to gain valuable experience in a multilingual environment;
  • Full support and mentoring from our staff;
  • The opportunity to gain first-hand experience in the pharmaceutical sector and in an organisation related to European Affairs.

Our office is based in the heart of Brussels and is easily accessible by public transport.

Placed on:Thu 11 January 2024
Location: Brussels
EMVO (European Medicines Verification Organisation)

Rue du Commerce 123
1000 Bruxelles


For more information:
at the number: 026575171
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