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 Singapore?
Traineeships of up to 6 months within the following sections of the EU Delegation to Singapore, starting in Junel 2021:
Under the supervision and mentoring of a Trainees’ supervisers, these compulsory traineeships will provide a solid and meaningful learning content, notably by the prior identification of the specific skills to be acquired in relation with the studies of the candidates.
Traineeship in the Political, Press and Information Section (PPI):
The Political, Press and Information Section of the Delegation of the European Union to Singapore is in charge of following political developments in Singapore and the region, and to communicate on developments in the EU. The Section also covers relations with the press and cultural diplomacy.
Traineeship in the Trade Section (TRADE):
The Trade and Economic Section of the Delegation of the European Union to Singapore is in charge of following trade and economic developments in Singapore and to communicate on EU trade and economic policies.
Qualifications or special requirements:
For the PPI Section :
For the TRADE section :
Candidates must apply to the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org and send the following documents:
Please mention in the subject of your e-mail: Funded Traineeship - PPI or TRADE Section (you may only apply to 1 traineeship per delegation, however based on your profile, the delegation could offer you a traineeship in another section).
Before applying you are requested to examine the dedicated website as well as 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, visa, 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.
EU candidates who are already residing in the country of assignment must provide proof that they will be covered against the risk of a pandemic and the costs of repatriation.
The traineeship can only be offered in compliance with the local legislation. In assessing the applications received, account will need to be taken of the current sanitary situation and its effects on traineeship possibilities.
The Delegation informs that even if our Headquarters confirm the eligibility of the selected candidate, traineeships could be postponed, suspended or even cancelled considering the very evolving context of the COVID-19 outbreak in the host country.