Delegation of the European Union to Malaysia


26/04/2019 - 12:05
Traineeships in Delegations

The deadline for submitting applications is 30 May 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 Malaysia?


What we offer?

A traineeship of up to 6 months within the Trade Section of the EU Delegation to Malaysia, starting in August 2019.

The Trade and Economic Section is a small and dynamic section within the EU Delegation to Malaysia that deals with trade and economic relations between the EU and Malaysia. It works closely with the Malaysian Government, the network of European Trade Counsellors as well as with Malaysian and European business organisations and covers sectors from aviation, telecommunication, energy and manufacturing to agriculture and environment.

Task assigned to trainee in order to attain these objectives:

  • Analysis of bilateral trade and investment developments and issues
  • Analysis of Malaysia's trade policy in relation to third countries and its impact on the EU
  • Analysis of macro or sector-specific Malaysian economic policies
  • Assessment of ASEAN-related trade issues and EU regional trade policy in relation to ASEAN
  • Participation and evaluation of local events, including seminars, workshops, conferences
  • Assessment and analysis of Malaysian economic developments
  • Statistical data collation and analysis of trade and economic indicators.
  • Monitoring of ASEAN economic integration


How to apply?

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

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