Internship in political press and information section  (23/09/2014)

The EU Delegation is looking for interns in Political, Press and Information section.

They will:

  • gather and monitor daily incoming information in English and Russian;
  • analyse political developments in Central Asia;
  • assist in political reporting;
  • draft background notes on specific issues;
  • contribute to administrative tasks as required;
  • attend conferences and seminars upon request.

The candidates shall be nationals of EU Member States. They shall have a university background related to international relations, political science, economics, law or languages and a good knowledge of the countries in transition (CIS/Eastern Europe). Analytical and drafting capacities are required. Good organisation, dynamism and sense of initiative are appreciated. Fluency in English and Russian is required. Knowledge of French is desirable.

The posts are available for 6 months. They are based in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Internships are not remunerated. However, the Delegation of the European Union will support the selected candidates in visa and other administrative procedures as well as finding accommodation. Interns will also receive a letter of reference after a successful completion of their internship.

The interested candidates are invited to apply by submitting a letter of interest and Europass CV, indicating in subject "Internship at the EU Delegation" by email to:

Only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.