European Union External Action

Funded traineeship for young graduates at the EU delegation to Israel

08/02/2019 - 16:43
Traineeships in Delegations

The deadline for submitting applications is 8 March 2019 (Tel Aviv time)

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 Israel?


What we offer?

A traineeship of 6 months for within the Political and Press Section of the EU Delegation to Israel, starting in August 2019.

The Political and Press Section is in charge of overlooking and managing the EU's diplomatic relations with the State of Israel, under the authority of the Head of Delegation. It is responsible for the political reporting and monitoring of the domestic Israeli situation as well as of its role as an occupying power in the oPt, and of the regional dynamics seen from Israel. The section also covers coordination of the implementation of the EU's Human Rights and Democracy Country Strategy in close coordination with EU Member States locally, and leads/chairs a number of EU local coordination meetings (political, consular, Human Rights). In parallel, it is in charge of the overall public communication/PR of the Delegation – in close coordination with the Operational section - and relationship with the media.

Main tasks:

  • Follow and contribute to reporting on Israeli policy and action with regard to domestic human rights issues and Israeli responsibilities in occupied territory
  • Contribute as relevant to the preparation and follow-up to the ENP subcommittees.
  • Monitor political developments, in particular those affecting EU-IL relations

Additional requirements that would be an asset: not mandatory

  • Knowledge of Hebrew
  • Experience of working in a multicultural and/or diplomatic environment


How to apply?

Please send the following documents to the e-mail address: DELEGATION-ISRAEL-HR@EEAS.EUROPA.EU

Please mention in the subject of your e-mail: Funded Traineeship – Political and Press Section


Important information

Before applying you are requested to examine the dedicated website as well as the general eligibility criteria for a paid traineeship (Article 8 of the Decision ADMIN(2017)28 – Paid traineeship)

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.

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