European Union External Action

Funded internship for young graduates at the EU Delegation to Australia - Trade and Economic Section

26/02/2020 - 16:24
Traineeships in Delegations

The deadline for submitting applications is 21/03/2020 - SUSPENDED

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 Australia?

What we offer?

An internship of 6 months within the Trade and Economic Section (TES) of the EU Delegation to Australia, starting in May 2020.

Main tasks:

  • Assist in the Section's research and reporting on Australia's and regional trade policy developments.
  • Coordinate outreach and advocacy activities or events advancing the EU’s interest in Australia.
  • Collect and analyse trade and economic data.
  • Organise and report on meetings with Member States, stakeholders, and Australian authorities.

Qualifications or special requirements:

  • In order to comply with local legislation, this post will be open only to EU Member State nationals (with no dual Australian nationality) currently residing outside Australia

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 internship
  • and an application form 

Please mention in the subject of your e-mail: Funded Internship – TES – Your name/Your surname

Important information

Before applying you are requested to examine the dedicated website as well as the general eligibility criteria for a paid internship (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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