European Union External Action


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Traineeships in Delegations

APPLICATIONS CLOSED - The deadline for submitting applications is 31 May 2019

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 at the UN in Geneva?


What we offer?

A traineeship of 1 up to 6 months within the following sections of the EU Delegation to the UN in Geneva, from September 2019 onwards.

  • Human Rights
  • Economic Affairs, Development, Environment and Digital
  • Health and Labour
  • Humanitarian and Migration

For more information, please click on the specific link:


How to apply?

Please send the following documents to the e-mail address:

  • A detailed Europass curriculum vitae (CV
  • a cover letter describing why you want to participate in a EU traineeship
  • and an application form

Please mention in the subject of your e-mail: Funded Traineeship – [Name of the 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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