Delegation of the European Union to Pakistan


08/05/2019 - 15:29
Traineeships in Delegations

The deadline for submitting applications is 31 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 Pakistan?

What we offer?

A traineeship of 6 months within the Political, Trade and Communication (PTC) Section of the EU Delegation to Pakistan, starting in July 2019 (or earlier if feasible).

The PTC Section supports the Ambassador in his mandate to promote the EU-Pakistan relations, including coordinating bilateral high level visits, ensuring EU coordination on political and trade issues and contributing to reporting on political, economic and trade matters, besides managing public diplomacy activities.

Main tasks:

  • Draft Daily Local English and Urdu Press Reviews, 
  • Support to EU Delegation's organised public diplomacy events,
  • Draft background reports from open sources
  • Draft minutes of internal meetings

Mandatory qualifications:

  • You are Pakistani or EU Member State national (or dual national) holding a long term valid resident status in Pakistan

Additional requirements that would be an asset:

  • Excellent drafting and communication skills in English and Urdu;
  • Degree or studies in mass communication or journalism;
  • Studies in European Affairs (post graduate course, thesis etc.)  
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment.

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 - PTC

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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