Delegation of the European Union to Papua New Guinea


16/05/2019 - 14:59
Traineeships in Delegations

The deadline for submitting applications is 05 June 2019, 17.00 hrs (Myanmar time)

Are you a young graduate interested in international relations and in public diplomacy? Are you curious to learn more about work of a diplomatic mission and how the EU Delegation represents EU interests and values in Myanmar? Are you eager to find out how the EU promotes dialogue, cooperation and cultural exchange with the people of Myanmar? Then join us for a funded traineeship!


What we offer?

A traineeship of up to 6 months within the Political, Press and Information Section of the EU Delegation to Myanmar, preferably starting in July 2019.

The Political, Press and Information (PPI) Section closely follows political and economic developments in Myanmar and reaches out to political stakeholders, civil society and the media with the aim to further strengthen EU-Myanmar relations. It also promotes people-to-people contacts and exchanges, including by bringing European culture to the Myanmar people. The section also coordinates the public communication of the European Union in Myanmar.

Main tasks:

  • Assist in managing the Delegation's digital and social media presence, including drafting posts, web articles and designing visual materials;
  • Monitor local media and compile daily press reviews;
  • Assist in developing, drafting and designing public information materials such as fact sheets, newsletters and brochures;
  • Assist in organising EU communication, visibility and cultural events;
  • Attend meetings, conferences and seminars upon request and draft reports;
  • Support coordination with internal and external partners, including embassies of EU Member States and service providers;


Additional qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of the EU and its work in Myanmar;
  • Interest in promoting awareness about the EU in Myanmar through public diplomacy;
  • Excellent analytical, communication and drafting skills in English and Burmese languages;
  • Willingness and ability to work in a multicultural environment;
  • Working knowledge in graphic design software and technologies (In Design, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.) is considered an asset.


How to apply?

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

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