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 Geneva at the United Nations and other international organisations?
A traineeship of 5.5 up to 6 months within the Human Rights Section of the EU Delegation to the UN in Geneva, starting on 01 September 2020, subject to respect to the local legislation as well as the national legislation of the candidate(s) if non-resident.
The Human Rights section is in charge of horizontal and thematic issues at the EU Delegation, mainly all human rights-related matters. Each trainee will be assigned a supervisor in the section he/she is interning. Interns are fully integrated in the daily work of the section, providing the intern with the possibility of getting a good overview of the diplomatic work of the Delegation and in particular in the policy field covered by the section.
Qualifications or special requirements:
Please send the following documents to the e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org:
Please mention in the subject of your e-mail: Funded Traineeship - Human Rights Section (candidates are allowed to apply to 1 traineeship only, however based on your profile, the Delegation could offer you a traineeship in another section).
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.