Development Cooperation

Funded traineeship for young graduates at the EU Delegation to Lebanon

16/04/2021 - 17:42
Traineeships in Delegations

The deadline for submitting applications is 30/04/2021

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 Lebanon?

We offer:

A traineeship of up to 6 months within the Press and Information Section of the EU Delegation to Lebanon, starting in June 2021.

Main tasks:

  • Contributing to the Delegation’s weekly social media calendars
  • Supporting in the preparations of events, campaigns and virtual activities
  • Assisting in the production of amateur videos for social media
  • Preparing and covering field visits to EU-funded projects, if health situation allows
  • Supporting in the review communication and visibility material from EU-funded projects, in coordination with the relevant communication officer

We look for:

Qualifications or special requirements:

  • Due to the very evolutive context of the COVID-19 breakthrough, applicants currently residing in Lebanon
  • University degree in either communication, media studies, journalism, international relations, political science
  • One year experience in communication or media
  • Understanding of the use of social media platforms and evolving communication trends
  • Fluency in English and Arabic

How to apply?

Candidates must apply to the e-mail address and send the following documents:

  • A detailed standard Europass curriculum vitae (CV) (CVs in other format will not be considered)
  • 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 – Press and Information Section.

Important information to read before applying

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.

EU candidates not permanently residing in Lebanon must provide proof that they will be covered against the risk of a pandemic and the costs of repatriation.

The traineeships can only be offered in compliance with the local legislation as well as the legislation of the country of origin. In assessing the applications received, account will need to be taken of the COVID-19 situation and its possible effects on access possibilities to the country of assignment and thus candidates currently residing in country of assignment might be preferred.

The Delegation informs that even if our Headquarters confirm the eligibility of the selected candidate, traineeships could be postponed, suspended or even cancelled considering the very evolving context of the COVID-19 outbreak in the host country as well as in the country of origin. The same rule apply if a selected candidate is unable to reach the country of assignment.

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