Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon

Funded traineeship for young graduates at the EU Delegation to Lebanon

17/02/2020 - 10:24
Traineeships in Delegations

The deadline for submitting applications is 28 February 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 Lebanon?

What we offer?

A traineeship of 6 months within the Political, Press & Information Section of the EU Delegation to Lebanon, starting in 16 April 2020.

Main tasks:

  • Monitoring of the political situation;
  • Contributing to political analysis and reporting;
  • Media and blogs monitoring;
  • Assisting at organisation of press and cultural events;
  • Assisting at organisation of human rights and youth related projects and events;
  • Drafting of speeches;
  • Assistance in conception and implementation of information and communication products;
  • Attend conferences, seminars and meetings upon request and report back

Qualifications or special requirements: not mandatory

  • MA in political science, journalism, international relations, media relations
  • Interest in – and preferably prior knowledge of – political developments in the Middle East and Lebanon;
  • Self-motivation;
  • Ability to handle politically sensitive issues in a responsible manner;
  • Excellent analytical and drafting skills;
  • Excellent English language skills; French 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 - Political, Press & Information

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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