Delegation of the European Union to the
UN and other international organisations in Geneva

Paid Traineeship at the EU Delegation to the UN in Geneva

03/11/2017 - 12:17
Traineeships in Delegations

Please note that the call for applications for an internship during spring 2018 is now closed. We thank everyone who has sent in their application. Due to the high number of applications only candidates who are selected for a phone interview will be contacted. Interviews will take place in the coming weeks. Starting dates for the internships might vary from mid-March to mid-April, depending on the needs of each section. A new call for applications for the autumn semester will be published in June - you are kindly asked to regularly check this website for any news.

What we offer?

We are offering traineeships in the following sections:

  • Human Rights

  • Humanitarian and Migration

  • Health and Labour

  • Economics

  • Disarmament

  • Political, Press and Information

For further information of the work of each section please see here.

All interns will have an individual Traineeship Adviser and be included fully in the work and processes of the Delegation.

Are you eligible for remunerated traineeship?

You may apply for the traineeship if:

  • You are a young graduate with a University diploma (at least Bachelor degree)

  • You have less than 1 year of professional experience

  • You are a national of an EU Member State, pre-accession State or from Switzerland

  • You have no previous professional experience in any of the EU institutions of more than 6 weeks

Additional requirements that would be an asset

  • Knowledge of French would be a strong advantage; knowledge of the workings of the European Union and of the United Nations would also be advantages

What are the general rules?

  • Duration: the traineeship can be up to a maximum of six months
  • Remuneration:

    selected trainees will receive a monthly grant of EUR 1200

  • Visa

    : trainees are responsible for obtaining and covering the cost of necessary visa

  • Travel

    : trainees have to arrange and finance their travel to the EU Delegation

You are requested to examine the general eligibility criteria. Applications from non-eligible candidates will not be considered. After the evaluation of all applications received is over, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview. In case the selected candidate is not able to present all required documents, his/her candidacy will be rejected.

Documents to be provided only by the selected candidates

- Diploma

- Language certificates

- Extract from the "judicial record"

- Passport/ID card

- Insurance certificate (repatriation included)

- Medical certificate

- Signed traineeship agreement

How to apply?

Please note that the call for applications for an internship during spring 2018 is now closed. We thank everyone who has sent in their application. Due to the high number of applications only candidates who are selected for a phone interview will be contacted. Interviews will take place in the coming weeks. Starting dates for the internships might vary from mid-March to mid-April, depending on the needs of each section.
A new call for applications for the autumn semester will be published in June -  you are kindly asked to regularly check this website for any news.

 

Contact:

Delegation-geneva-internship@eeas.europa.eu

Editorial Sections: