Delegación de la Unión Europea en Bolivia

Funded traineeship for young graduates at the EU Delegation to Bolivia

10/02/2021 - 22:47
Traineeships in Delegations

The deadline for submitting applications has been extended until 04/03/2021

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 Bolivia?

We offer:

A traineeship of up to 6 months within the Political, Press and Information Section of the EU Delegation to Bolivia, starting in April 2021

Main tasks:

  • Contribution to the political, commercial and economic analysis of local and regional conditions.
  • Contribution to the daily tasks of the Political, Press and Information Section (organization and participation in meetings, exchanges with the Government, EU member states, international organizations and civil society in Bolivia, etc.)
  • Support to the work of the Press and Information Officer (preparation of speeches, analysis of daily news, and information for social media activities, etc.)
  • Any other task to support the Political Section, as agreed with the Head of Section

We look for:

Qualifications or special requirements:

  • Please note that due to the context of the COVID-19 epidemic, applicants currently residing in La Paz will only be considered
  • Advanced knowledge of English and Spanish.

How to apply?

Candidates must apply to the e-mail address and send the following documents:

Please mention in the subject of your e-mail: Funded Traineeship - Political, Press and Information Section

Important information to read before applying

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.

EU candidates currently residing in La Paz must provide proof that they will be covered against the risk of a pandemic and the costs of repatriation.

The traineeships can only be offered in compliance with the local legislation as well as the legislation of the country of origin. In assessing the applications received, account will need to be taken of the COVID-19 situation and its possible effects on access possibilities to the country of assignment and thus candidates currently residing in country of assignment might be preferred.

The Delegation informs that even if our Headquarters confirm the eligibility of the selected candidate, traineeships could be postponed, suspended or even cancelled considering the very evolving context of the COVID-19 outbreak in the host country as well as in the country of origin. The same rule apply if a selected candidate is unable to reach the country of assignment.


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