Delegación de la Unión Europea en Uruguay

Unpaid traineeship for students at the European Union Delegation to Uruguay

01/01/2019 - 00:00
Traineeships in Delegations

Are you a student fluent in Spanish and English (oral and written) interested in international relations? Do you have good knowledge of the political situation in Uruguay and of the local media? Do you have good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, the Internet and social media? Are you curious to learn more about work in a diplomatic mission and how an EU Delegation represents EU interests and values in Uruguay?

What we offer

A 6-month traineeship in the Political & Communication section of the EU Delegation to Uruguay.

Main tasks

  • Preparation of a daily press review.
  • Work on the Delegation website and social media pages.
  • Support in the organisation of events.
  • Support in database management.
  • Preparation of and participation in meetings.
  • Participation in seminars and other events.
  • Preparation of thematic reports and documents.
  • Contacts with the media and others.

How to apply

Please send your detailed curriculum vitae, motivational letter and the University's request for a compulsory traineeship before 01 February 2019 by e-mail to, putting “Compulsory traineeship for students 2019 01” in the subject.

Before applying you are requested to examine the general eligibility criteria for a compulsory traineeships (in particular, Article 9 of 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, 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.

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