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Traineeships in Delegations

The deadline for submitting applications is 15 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 Human Rights Team (of the Political Section) of the EU Delegation to Egypt, starting in August 2019.

Main tasks:

  • Assisting in monitoring developments in the field human rights and democracy in Egypt, including information management, preparation of written reports, notetaking in meetings and drafting of minutes, participating/reporting on various seminars and conferences
  • Assisting preparation of high-level visits from the EU headquarters, including input to briefings and agenda

Qualifications or special requirements:

  • Excellent background in political science and/or international relations, or a very strong proven specialised 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 is required in the field of Press and Information. In the other two areas, knowledge of Arabic would be an advantage in widening the scope of the tasks assigned to the intern


How to apply?

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

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