Delegation of the European Union to the Holy See,
Order of Malta, UN Organisations in Rome
and to the Republic of San Marino

Paid Traineeship at the EU Delegation to the Holy See, the Order of Malta, the UN Organizations in Rome and the Republic of San Marino

10/12/2019 - 14:45
Traineeships in Delegations

Traineeships in Delegations The Delegation of the European Union in Rome, Italy offers paid traineeships to young graduates with a university diploma and less than one year of professional experience.





The EU Delegation to the Holy See, the Order of Malta, the UN Organisations in Rome and the Republic of San Marino


Are you a young graduate and interested in international relations?  

Are you curious to learn more about work in a diplomatic mission and how an EU Delegation represents EU interests and values in the UN Organisations in Rome?



What do we offer?

2 Internships in International Relations

A traineeship of 6 months within the UN Section of the EU Delegation to the Holy See, the Order of Malta, the UN Organisations in Rome and the Republic of San Marino, subject to availability of budget.


Indicative Traineeship period:  from April 2020 to September 2020



Main tasks

  • Trainee will support the activities of the Delegation to be determined with their supervisor.

  • Trainee will attend meetings and conferences, in particular at the 3 UN Agencies in Rome (FAO, IFAD and WFP), including coordination meetings with EU Member States.

  • Trainee will be asked to prepare for the meetings and draft reports.

  • Trainee will be asked to conduct thematic / geographic research and can be called to provide ad hoc support for all activities of the Delegation.

  • Trainee can be called to provide support on press and communication matters.




How to apply?

Please send your detailed curriculum vitae and a motivational letter within 10 January 2020  to the following email address:



Before applying you are requested to examine the general eligibility criteria *

for traineeships (Article 8 of the Decision ADMIN(2017)28 - Paid traineeship for young graduates).


Each selected trainee will receive a monthly grant to cover living expenses. However costs related to travel, insurance, accommodation and visa 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 shortlisted 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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Please note that we do not reply to spontaneous cv's or applicaitons received that do not refer to a specific call for application posted on our website. We encourage you to regularly check our website for new calls for application.

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