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PAID TRAINEESHIP FOR YOUNG GRADUATES AT THE EU DELEGATION TO THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE within the Legal Section

14/01/2019 - 11:53
Traineeships in Delegations

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

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

What do we offer?

A traineeship of 6 months within the Legal Section of the Delegation of the EU in Strasbourg, starting date: beginning of March 2019.

Main tasks:

  • Supervision of the execution of the ECHR judgements, follow the CM-DH meetings, and drafting of the Weekly Report on Judgements by the ECtHR
  • Research and preparation of documents and notes;
  • Drafting meeting minutes, speaking points, briefings and notes

General tasks:

  • Follow the developments of the reform of the ECtHR, cooperation ECtHR/ECJ and the EU accession to ECHR and other CoE Conventions
  • Participate in the Committee of Ministers deputies' meetings and the EU Heads of Mission coordination meetings, preparing summaries and reporting
  • Attend meetings, reporting and following key dossiers of the Rapporteur Group GR-J – Legal Co-Operation, Independence and efficiency of Justice, Prisons and Police, Common Standards and policies, Corruption and threats to the Rule of Law, Regional and Minority languages
  • Assistance to the organisation of events and official visits

Specific qualifications:

  • General interest in international law and fundamental rights
  • Very good analytical and drafting skills
  • Excellent communication skills in English, proficiency in French considered an asset

 

How to apply?

Please send your detailed curriculum vitae (max 2 pages) and a motivation letter (max 1 page) by 25 January 2019 to the following email address:

DELEGATION-STRASBOURG-TRAINEES@eeas.europa.eu

 

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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