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 the Republic of Serbia?
A traineeship of up to 6 months within the Operations 1 Section of the EU Delegation to Serbia, starting end September 2021.
The OPS I Section is responsible for assistance linked to two negotiating chapters, notably Chapter 23 (sub-chapters are judiciary, against corruption, fundamental rights and freedom of expression) and Chapter 24 (Fight against organised crime and migration, asylum, borders and security). It also provides support to the work of the political Section in these two chapters, including inputs for briefings and background information for high-level visits of EU representatives.
The portfolio of the section is composed of different kinds of contracts (grants, services, works, supplies, etc.) of different sizes (small amounts for local NGOs to bigger contracts with international organisations).
Qualifications or special requirements:
Candidates must apply to the e-mail address DELEGATION-SERBIA-ADMINISTRATION@eeas.europa.eu and send the following documents:
Please mention in the subject of your e-mail: Funded Traineeship - OPS 1 Section (you may only apply to 1 traineeship per delegation, however based on your profile, the delegation could offer you a traineeship in another 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.
Non-resident candidates must provide proof that they will be covered against the risk of a pandemic and the costs of repatriation.
The traineeships can only be offered in compliance with the local legislation as well as the legislation of the country of origin.
The Delegation informs that even if our Headquarters confirm the eligibility of the selected candidate, traineeships could be postponed, suspended or even cancelled considering the very evolving context of the COVID-19 outbreak in the host country.