The European Union Delegation to Egypt

FUNDED TRAINEESHIP FOR YOUNG GRADUATES AT THE EU DELEGATION TO EGYPT – PRESS AND INFORMATION TRAINEESHIP

13/05/2019 - 15:30
Traineeships in Delegations

The deadline for submitting applications is 1 June 2019

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 Egypt?

 

What we offer?

A traineeship of up to 6 months within the Press and Information (PI) Team (of the Political Section) of the EU Delegation to Egypt, starting mid-July 2019.

Main tasks:

  • Assisting in preparation of press and information and public diplomacy events.
  • Updating the Delegation's website and social media platforms.
  • Assisting in writing press statements, in addition to press reports on specific issues related to how the EU and the activities of its Delegation are portrayed in the media

Qualifications or special requirements:

  • Strong background in political science and/or international relations, or a very strong proven capacity for one of those above mentioned fields.
  • Preferably specific knowledge of Egypt's current domestic, regional, and foreign policy issues.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of Arabic would be an advantage in widening the scope of the tasks assigned to the intern.
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently to produce insightful and timely reports.
  • Good interpersonal skills to be able to build and maintain contacts with relevant partners.

 

How to apply?

Please send the following documents to the e-mail address: delegation-egypt-recruitment@eeas.europa.eu :

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

 

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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