Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, this call dated 10 March 2020 was suspended on 14 March 2020. If you already applied between 10 and 14 March 2020, your application will be taken into account and you do not have to send a new application.
Are you a university student interested in international relations? Is a working experience part of your course? Are you curious to learn more about work of a diplomatic mission and how the EU Delegation represents EU interests and values at the Delegation to the United Nations in New York?
A traineeship of up to 6 months for students undertaking a compulsory traineeship as a part of their studies, within the following sections of the EU Delegation to the United Nations in New York, tentatively starting in August 2020, subject to respect to the local legislation.
Under the supervision and mentoring of an Administrator, this compulsory traineeship will provide a solid and meaningful learning content, notably by the prior identification of the specific skills to be acquired in relation with the studies of the candidates.
Description of the sections:
with the aim to better understand the dynamics of the EU Delegation in the UN policy context, to raise awareness of the main policy and legal challenges in the UN context and to gain first-hand insight into decision making and negotiations processes.
Qualifications or special requirements:
Please send the following documents to the e-mail address:
Please mention in the subject of your e-mail: Compulsory Traineeship – Name of the selected section (candidates are allowed to apply to 1 traineeship only, however based on your profile, the Delegation could offer you a traineeship in another section).
Before applying you are requested to examine the dedicated website as well as the general eligibility criteria for a compulsory traineeships (Article 9 of the Decision ADMIN(2017)28 - Unpaid compulsory traineeships for students already residing and studying in the host country)
All costs related to travel inside the country of residence, visa, insurance, accommodation and living expenses must be borne by either the trainee or the University.
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.