European Union External Action

Paid Traineeship for Young Graduates at EU in Jakarta (2019/2020)

19/12/2018 - 00:00
Traineeships in Delegations

Paid Traineeship for Young Graduates at the EU Delegation to Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam and at the EU Mission to ASEAN



Are you a young graduate 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 Indonesia and towards the ASEAN?


What do we offer?

A traineeship of maximum 6 months within the one of the Sections of the EU Delegation to Indonesia and the EU Mission to ASEAN, subject to availability of budget.

Based on their profile and motivation letters, the successful candidates will be assigned in the EU Mission to ASEAN's core Team or in one of the following sectors of activities of the EU Delegation to Indonesia: i) Political, Press and Information ii) Public Diplomacy, iii) Trade and Economics, iv) Development Cooperation, v) Environment and Climate.


Main tasks:

  • Support to monitoring, analysing and reporting on the political and economic situation in Indonesia and ASEAN, both on domestic and foreign and security developments; Conducting research and drafting briefings;
  • Support to press, information and public diplomacy activities and projects;
  • Attend and report on external conferences and seminars as well as internal meetings of the Delegation to Indonesia and of the Mission to ASEAN;
  • In addition, each intern will be assigned a specific project assignment on a theme of mutual interest in the EU relations with Indonesia and ASEAN, to be delivered by the end of the traineeship.


How to apply?

Please send your detailed curriculum vitae and a motivational letter by 31 January 2019 clearly indicating your period of availability (maximum 6 months between 01/03/2019 and 28/02/2020) as well as your two preferences among the sectors of activities covered by the EU Delegation to Indonesia and EU Mission to ASEAN, 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). Please fill and sign the eligibility checklist here enclosed.

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.