European Union External Action


01/10/2018 - 19:28
Traineeships in Delegations

Are you a young graduate interested in international relations?  
Are you curious to learn more about working in a diplomatic mission and how an EU Delegation represents EU interests and values in Chile.


The delegation of Chile is one of the first delegations in Latino America which, for more than 50 years Europeans and Chilean shared a broad range of values and interests in the regional and multilateral fora including peace, democracy, sustainable development and human rights. Also since 2002 relations between Europe and Chile became tighter with the signature of the Association agreement which is now being renegotiated to make it once again an exemplary Agreement


What we offer?

A traineeship of 6 months within the Political, Press and Information Section of the EU Delegation to Chile starting as from 1 December 2018.


Main tasks:

  • Participate to the events organized by the delegation (Seminars, conferences, workshop, …) collect information in order to draft reports
  • Organize, attend meetings and take minutes. Provide support for the events organized by the Delegation
  • Participate in the communication strategy of the delegation (Facebook, Twitter, webpage, …)
  • Respond to specific requests from colleagues (translation, search for information, welcome guests ...)
  • Draft report on the domestic, regional and foreign policy of Chile.
  • Follow issues of interest to the EU in its internal and external policies,

Additional requirements that would be an asset

  • Excellent command of English (minimum C1) ;
  • Very good command of Spanish (minimum B2)
  • Capacity to work in a multicultural team, showing good interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Methodical, rigorous and autonomous mind-set;
  • Ability to prioritise and carry out tasks flawlessly, even when working under pressure, and to respond quickly to new demands;
  • High degree of responsibility.

How to apply?

Please send your detailed Europass curriculum vitae (, and a motivational letter to the following email address:


Deadline for application: 15 October 2018.


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 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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