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Are you a university student interested in international relations? Is a working experience part of your course? Are you curious to learn more about work of a diplomatic mission and how the EU Delegation represents EU interests and values in Japan?
What we offer?
A non-remunerated traineeship of up to 6 months for students undertaking a compulsory training as a part of their studies, within the different Sections of the EU Delegation to Japan.
Traineeships are available in the following sections:
Are you eligible for a non-remunerated traineeship?
Placement, Working Environment and Conditions
The placement of trainees will have to be approved by the university. Trainees will be under the direct supervision of a Traineeship Advisor at the EU Delegation. Upon successful completion of the traineeship period, the EU Delegation will issue the trainee with a Certificate.
How to apply?
To the trainee coordinator at
The deadline for submitting applications are as follows:
1 November - earliest start in January
1 May - earliest start date in July
If selected for a traineeship, you will need to provide the following documents:
Before applying you are requested to examine the general eligibility criteria for a compulsory traineeships (Article 9 of the Decision ADMIN(2017)28 - Unpaid compulsory traineeships for students already residing and studying in the host country)
All costs related to travel inside the country of residence, insurance, accommodation and living expenses must be borne by either the trainee or the University.
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. You cannot apply for unpaid traineeship and paid traineeship at the same time.
If you represent a University and would like to further explore the possibilities of offering your students the possibility of a traineeship with the EU Delegation, do not hesitate to contact us at the same address.