Are you a young graduate interested in international relations? Are you curious to learn more about work of a diplomatic mission and how the EU Delegation represents EU interests and values in Vienna-based International Organisations?
A traineeship of up to 6 months within the OSCE Section of the EU Delegation to International Organisations in Vienna, starting in March 2020.
The OSCE Section covers the wide and rich agenda of the Organization’s activities across its three key dimensions: politico-military, economic and environmental, and human rights and fundamental freedoms. It also covers transnational threats (such as cyber and counter terrorisms) and situations of conflict such as in eastern Ukraine and the protracted conflicts. The OSCE Section is responsible for ensuring EU coordination, outreach towards third countries, drafting EU statements and preparing reports for the European External Action Service (EEAS) and other EU institutions. The OSCE Section engages in public diplomacy efforts showcasing EU actions and achievements within the Organization. The OSCE Section assists the EU Permanent Representative in the performance of his role as Ambassador of the EU at the OSCE.
Qualifications or special requirements:
Please mention in the subject of your e-mail: Funded Traineeship – OSCE Section
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.