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Traineeships in Delegations

The deadline for submitting applications is 31 July 2019 - CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS

Are you a young graduate interested in international relations? Are you curious to learn more about work of a diplomatic mission and how the EU Delegation represents EU interests and values in Nepal?

What we offer?

A traineeship of up to 6 months within the Cooperation Section of the EU Delegation to Nepal, starting in September 2019.

The Cooperation section is responsible for elaboration and implementation of development cooperation strategies and programmes. EU-Nepal cooperation during the period of 2014-2020 is guided by Nepal’s priorities of poverty reduction and sharing of economic prosperity, developing physical infrastructure, good governance and post-earthquake reconstruction and rehabilitation, through three sectors: Sustainable rural development, Education, Democracy and Reconstruction, for which €360 million has been allocated. Within this framework, we pay particular attention to governance, equity and human rights.

With a clear objective to assist Nepal in reaching Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 and do so in the most effective and inclusive manner, as well as accompanying Nepal’s transition into federal democratic republic, we are now cooperating more closely than ever with the Government of Nepal, private sector, civil society, as well as other development partners and stakeholders operating in Nepal.

Main tasks:

  • Support coordination with internal and external partners, including embassies of EU Member States, in areas relevant for EU development assistance in Nepal,
  • Support EU communication and visibility activities;
  • Assist in the preparation of briefings, reports and speeches;
  • Attend conferences and seminars upon request and draft reports;
  • Contribute to administrative tasks as required.

Qualifications or special requirements:

  • Young graduates from a university or equivalent higher-education establishment with at least a Bachelor's level, preferably in the field of development studies or international relations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Teamwork and collaboration skills

How to apply?

Please send the following documents to the e-mail address:

Please mention in the subject of your e-mail: Funded Traineeship – Cooperation Section.

Important information

Before applying you are requested to examine the dedicated website as well as the general eligibility criteria for a paid traineeship (Article 8 of the Decision ADMIN(2017)28 – Paid traineeship)

Each selected trainee will receive a monthly grant to cover living expenses. All costs related to travel inside the country of residence, visa, insurance, accommodation must be borne by the trainee.

Applications from non-eligible candidates will not be considered. After the evaluation of all applications, shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview. Unsuccessful candidates will be notified by email. In case the selected candidate is not able to present the required documents, his/her candidacy will be rejected.

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