Delegation of the European Union to Cambodia


19/06/2019 - 12:08
Traineeships in Delegations

The deadline for submitting applications is 5 July 2019.

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

What we offer?

A 6-month traineeship within the Political, Press and Information Section of the EU Delegation to Cambodia, starting from 1 September 2019.

The position will be to deal with political and press matters, with a special focus on communication and public diplomacy.

Main tasks:

  • Gather and monitor daily incoming news and information
  • Redact the daily press review
  • Assist in political reporting and draft background notes on specific issues
  • Develop content for the different EU Delegation social media platforms and website
  • Support to the preparation and implementation of communication and public diplomacy activities
  • Attend conferences, seminars and meetings upon request
  • Contribute to the Section's administrative tasks as required

Qualifications or special requirements:

  • Diploma in political science, international relations, European affairs, public affairs, communication or journalism
  • Interest in and preferably prior knowledge of EU institutional framework and policies
  • Interest in and preferably prior knowledge of South East Asia political affairs
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently
  • Ability to handle politically sensitive issues in a responsible manner
  • Excellent analytical and drafting skills
  • Excellent English language skills
  • Knowledge of French and / or Khmer would be an asset

How to apply?

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

Please mention in the subject of your e-mail: Funded Traineeship – PPI 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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