Excited to work for a key Belgian player in the energy landscape?

The Belgian and European energy landscape is in full swing. Did you know that Elia Belgium plays a crucial role in this? As part of Elia Group, a European transmission system operator, Elia Belgium ensures the reliability and sustainability of the electricity supply in our country.

Side-by-side with your talented colleagues, you will play a part in building a sustainable, green and reliable energy infrastructure that stimulates economic growth and reduces our ecological footprint.

Only together can we make the biggest impact possible! We believe in the power of diversity: we are convinced that an inclusive and diverse work environment leads to more innovation, creativity and better results.

Internship - UX Researcher and Designer

Reference ID:  7583



Elia strives to invest in the next generation of young talent. Our internships offer plenty of scope for you to gain hands-on experience, learn from the best in the field and make a tangible impact, all while immersing yourself in the dynamic world of energy infrastructure. Interested? Then look no further! Check out our available internships.


Job description 


As a UX Researcher and Designer intern, you will be an active member of our UX Chapter and will take on various tasks, including the following:


  • Working with colleagues to lead UX research activities.
  • Preparing and leading workshops on functional frameworks, idea generation and co-design with both the company and users, or ad hoc workshops for user testing and focus groups.
  • Collecting data on user needs and feedback throughout the project by adopting appropriate research methods (e.g. on-site observations, interviews, user testing, surveys, literature).
  • Creating profiles based on user research and data.
  • Choosing the right interaction model and evaluating it using measurable criteria.
  • Identifying business processes and use cases, defining and formalising user journeys or recommending ways to improve existing journeys.
  • Creating storyboards, user flows, process flows and sitemaps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
  • Using our Figma design system to create wireframes and produce clickable functional prototypes with fictional data.
  • Presenting ideas, concepts and design solutions to various stakeholders.
  • Communicating design ideas and prototypes to developers.
  • Contributing to team efforts by performing additional tasks as required.

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Your Profile


We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with the following profile:


  • You are currently studying communications, languages or literature and have an interest in UX design. Prior experience as a communications intern would be a plus.
  • You have experience using social networks.
  • You are familiar with email management.
  • You are proficient with Microsoft Office and Adobe.
  • You have good organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • You have a creative and proactive attitude.
  • You have an excellent command of English. You have a good grasp of Dutch and/or French. 


Practical details 


Internship opportunities:


  • This internship gives you the opportunity to integrate a master's thesis, and in this case involves actively participating in UX research and design within our team.


Period and duration:


  • You can opt for an internship in the autumn (September - December), spring (January - June) or throughout the academic year (September - June). This internship lasts between four and twelve weeks or more, depending on your availability and learning goals. You will work between three and five days a week.



At Elia, you are not just another intern; you are a vital link in our mission to shape the future of energy. We offer you a dynamic experience where you can learn what it means to be part of the energy revolution.



Empereur – Boulevard de l'Empereur 20 Keizerslaan, 1000 Brussels

There’s something electric in the air with this job offer!

In exchange for your work and dedication, you enjoy the following benefits:

A job full of variety with a top employer: Elia encourages innovation and collaboration. Within our company you will be at the forefront of the energy transition, and you will have the chance to contribute to ground-breaking technologies designed to accelerate this transition. It is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to further develop your knowledge and skills.

Focus on personal growth and well-being at work: Discover a wide range of professional training and coaching opportunities that are guaranteed to give your personal growth a solid boost.  At the same time, as a top employer, we put maximum effort into a positive work culture in which your well-being is central.

Development opportunities for a challenging career: At Elia, we encourage you to seek out and seize new professional opportunities. You will enjoy complete freedom to shape your career on your own terms.

A diverse team of passionate colleagues: Elia puts a high value on diversity and inclusion. You will join a diverse and passionate team that enjoys sharing knowledge and leading the way towards a more sustainable future together.

These are just a few of the benefits that distinguish Elia as a Top Employer. We are convinced that your contribution to our team will be invaluable and look forward to welcoming you soon!