Delegation of the European Union to Georgia

Funded traineeship for young graduates at the EU Delegation to Georgia

19/02/2020 - 11:37
Traineeships in Delegations

The deadline for submitting applications is 23 March 2020 - SUSPENDED

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 Georgia?

What we offer?

A traineeship of 6 months within the Political, Press and Information Section of the EU Delegation to Georgia, starting in June 2020.

The Political, Press and Information Section oversees the political bilateral relationship between the European Union and Georgia. It monitors the implementation of the EU-Georgia Association Agreement and ensures timely, accurate and high quality analysis and reporting to the Head of Delegation and to headquarters.  It prepares EU-Georgia meetings and handles a number of incoming EU visitors. It monitors the media landscape, provides news, digests to headquarters and Member State embassies and coordinates the communication policy of the EU Delegation to Georgia.

Main tasks:

Under the supervision and guidance of the Head of Section;

  • Monitor, analyse and report on developments in Georgia with relevance to EU interests and policies;
  • Engage in incoming visits, events and conferences under the responsibility of the Political, Press and Information Section;
  • Participate in meetings and report on them to the Section;
  • Conduct supervised desk research;
  • Monitor the news and report as necessary;
  •  Any other tasks in the interest of the service.

Qualifications or special requirements:

  • Very good command of English (minimum C1);
  • University degree in Political Science, Law, International Relations, Economics or equivalent;
  • Capacity to work in a multicultural team, good interpersonal skills;
  • Very good communication skills – both oral and written;
  • Familiarity with the Georgian political context
  • Knowledge of the Georgian language is an asset

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 - 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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