Delegation of the European Union to Papua New Guinea

FUNDED TRAINEESHIP FOR YOUNG GRADUATES AT THE EU DELEGATION TO SINGAPORE

15/05/2019 - 17:10
Traineeships in Delegations

The deadline for submitting applications is the 1st of 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 Singapore?

What we offer?

A traineeship of  6 months within the Political, Press and Information (PPI) or Trade and Economic Section (TE) of the EU Delegation to Singapore, starting in July  2019 or later.

Traineeship in the Political, Press and Information Section:

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. 

Main tasks

  • Contribute to reporting on political developments in Singapore and in its relations with foreign partners (e.g. by conducting research and drafting papers on various policy issues, attending seminars, press conferences, etc. as requested
  • Assist in the organisation of meetings and events hosted at the Delegation
  • Draft minutes of meetings.

Qualifications or special requirements:

  • Excellent background in politics and international relations, or a very strong proven capacity for one of those fields,
  • Specific knowledge of Singapore’s economy and/or foreign policy,
  • Fluency in English is required.

Traineeship in the Trade and Economic Section:

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.

Main tasks:

  • Attend and report on conferences, seminars and lectures covering international economic and trade relations, domestic economic policies and institutional matters
  • Conduct research and drafting background papers on economic policies and political matters.
  • Supply timely and concise information on key trade, economic and political developments affecting Singapore and the region.
  • Assist in the organisation of meetings and events hosted at the Delegation
  • Draft minutes of meetings.

Qualifications or special requirements:

  • General understanding of international trade and economic matters,
  • Knowledge of EU institutions and policies
  • Eagerness to learn, motivation to work in a team, attention to detail,
  • Fluency in English.
  • Legal or economic background would be an asset

How to apply?

Please send the following documents to the e-mail address: delegation-singapore-jobs@eeas.europa.eu

  • 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 - Acronym of the Section you apply for (PPI or TE) (1 Section only)

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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