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 Sri Lanka?
What we offer?
A traineeship of up to 6 months within the Political, Trade and Communication Section of the EU Delegation to Sri Lanka, starting in November 2020, subject to respect to the local legislation as well as the national legislation of the candidate(s) if non-resident.
The Section supports EU political and trade policy dialogues. It provides analysis of political and economic developments in Sri Lanka and the Maldives. The section is also responsible for press and information activities of the Delegation
Main tasks: The trainee should, under the guidance of a political officer, carry out the following tasks
Qualifications or special requirements:
Please send the following documents to the e-mail address DELEGATION-SRI-LANKA-COOPINTERNS@eeas.europa.eu :
Please mention in the subject of your e-mail: Funded Traineeship - Political and Trade 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.
Non-resident candidates must provide proof that they will be covered against the risk of a pandemic and the costs of repatriation.
The Delegation informs that even if our Headquarters confirm the eligibility of the selected application, 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.