European Union Office in Kosovo 
European Union Special Representative in Kosovo


28/06/2019 - 09:02
Traineeships in Delegations

The deadline for submitting applications is 15th of July 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 at the Council of Europe, in Strasbourg?


What we offer?

A traineeship of up to 6 months for within the Political Section of the Council of Europe - EU Delegation to France, starting in September 2019.

Main tasks:

  • Work under the direct guidance and support the activity of the Head of Delegation
  • Updating EUDEL social media (Facebook, twitter, Instagram, webpage)
  • Report on conferences, seminars and delegation meetings
  • Drafting, proof-reading and editing documents including for public and social media
  • Attending events, conferences, taking notes and reporting back
  • Contributing to the preparation and organisation of visibility and communication of EU events; assisting in the promotion as such events (producing advertisements, press releases, designing and distributing of promotional materials, make photo and video coverage of EUDEL's events)
  • Summarising official documents, articles, opinion polls etc
  • Follow up and supporting the organisation in the daily management of EUDEL activities (events, receptions, working lunches, meetings, logistic including documents preparation)


Qualifications or special requirements:

  • University degree in Political Sciences – studies in European and International relations is an asset
  • Ability and willingness to work in an international environment
  • Ability to delivery good quality work output in tight deadlines
  • Very good analytical and drafting skills
  • Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft packages
  • Excellent communication skills in English and proficiency in French


How to apply?

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

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