Funded traineeship for young graduates at the EU Delegation for the Pacific

17.03.2022 Expired
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The deadline for submitting applications is 30 April 2022

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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 the Pacific region?

We offer:

Traineeships of 6 months within the following sections of the EU Delegation to for the Pacific (Fiji), starting in June 2022:

  • Traineeship in the Political, Press and Information Section (PPI):

Main tasks:

  • Under the supervision of the Head of Section, contribute to the preparation and implementation of public diplomacy activities of the EU Delegation
  • Under the supervision of the Head of Section, assist in the Section’s research and reporting on domestic and foreign policies of the Pacific Island states
  • Assist in drafting media releases
  • Contribute articles for the daily Pacific News Flash
  • Assist in identifying and developing social media content for the Delegation’s social media pages
  • Assist in capturing and disseminating audio and visual materials related to the events organised by the EU Delegation
  • Any other tasks assigned by the Head of Sector

 

  • Traineeship in the Cooperation section (COOP) - Economic growth, Investments and Agriculture team:

Main tasks:

  • Under the supervision of the Head of Cooperation and the Team Leader of the Economic Cooperation, Investment and Agriculture Section, contribute to analyse trade and development issues and trends, and of private sector development
  • Support the identification, formulation and implementation of development actions in the area of trade and private sector development
  • Support the facilitation of policy dialogue in the above area
  • Assist in creating and maintaining relevant working relations and contacts
  • Contribute to the preparation of speeches and briefing notes

Any other tasks assigned by the Head of Sector

 

We look for:

Qualifications or special requirements:

Traineeship in the Political, Press and Information Section (PPI):

 

  • Demonstrated interest in the area of international relations, communications and diplomacy or background in the fields of international relations, politics or communications
  • Excellent organisational, reporting and networking skills with individual drive and team spirit
  • Knowledge of the most common social media tools
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment

Traineeship in the Cooperation section (COOP) - Economic growth, Investments and Agriculture team:

  • Demonstrated interest in the area of trade and development or background in the fields of international relations, international economics, international cooperation and/or business administration
  • Excellent organisational, reporting and networking skills with individual drive and team spirit
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English

Ability to work in a multicultural environment

 

How to apply?

Candidates must apply to the e-mail address DELEGATION-FIJI-TRAINEES@eeas.europa.eu and send the following documents:

Please mention in the subject of your e-mail: Funded Traineeship - Political, Press and Information Section (PPI) or Cooperation section (COOP) - Economic growth, Investments and Agriculture team (you may only apply to 1 traineeship per delegation, however based on your profile, the delegation could offer you a traineeship in another 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.

Non-resident candidates 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.