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Funded traineeship for young graduates at the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan

17/12/2019 - 13:34
Traineeships in Delegations

The deadline for submitting applications is 12/01/2020

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 Azerbaijan?

What we offer?

A traineeship of 3 months up to 6 months within the Political, Press and Information Section of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, starting in March or April 2020.

Main tasks:

  • Support in organisation and coordination of EU events (round tables, conferences, seminars, exhibitions, fairs, etc.) for different target groups (students, youth, academic community, central and local authorities at central and regional levels) including planning, supervision, communication and reporting and assistance in organisation of information campaigns among Azerbaijani public on general and specific EU related subjects;
  • Assistance in monitoring of printed, internet and social media in connection to various policy areas (i.e. human rights and individual cases, socio-economic development, education, energy, environment, transport, etc);
  • Support to communication and visibility activities of the EU Delegation;
  • Assistance in co-ordination and co-operation with information networks (libraries, NGOs);
  • Support in the selection of contents for the EU radio programme (AvropadASAN) and the dedicated website on education and youth (;
  • Assistance in reporting to Headquarters on the political situation and the situation of civil society and Human Rights and translation/interpretation of court proceeds

Qualifications or special requirements:

  • Working knowledge of Azerbaijani and Russian languages

How to apply?

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

  • A detailed Europass curriculum vitae (CV)
  • a cover letter describing why you want to participate in a EU traineeship
  • and an application form 

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