FUNDED TRAINEESHIP FOR YOUNG GRADUATES AT THE EU DELEGATION TO THE AFRICAN UNION



Deadline: March 8, 2024

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 Partnership with the African Union?


Requirements

Qualifications or special requirements:

Only applicants currently residing in Ethiopia will be considered.
Master’s degree in political science, international relations, economics, law or other social studies
Maximum 1 year of work experience
Fluency in English
Excellent analytical and drafting skills, a keen understanding of and interest in African Union’s politics, economics and governance
A hands-on, pro-active, reliable attitude, an openness to learning, and willingness to contribute with ideas.


Main tasks:

Support both Political, Press and Information: Policy & Cooperation Sections by:
Attending meetings and preparing minutes of those;
Contributing to the preparation of statements, speeches, reports and information collection. Particular focus will be on mobility and migration, youth, economic integration and multilateral relations;
Preparatory work for the EU-AU Ministerial and other related events and initiatives.
Contribute to the communication and visibility work of the EU Delegation: a) drafting press releases, project fiches and other communication documents; b) contributing to the organisation of events (Soccer tournament, Europe Day, Seminars); c) supporting in any other strategic communication tasks.
Undertake research on some specific Political/Cooperaion issues and make summaries of key papers and of meetings.

Benefits

A traineeship of up to 6 months within the Political and Policy and Cooperation Section of the EU Delegation to the African Union, starting in April 2024.
Each selected trainee will receive a monthly grant to cover living expenses. All costs related to travels, visa, insurance, accommodation must be borne by the trainee.

How to Apply

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

A detailed standard Europass curriculum vitae (CV) https://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/ (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 – Political and Cooperation Section.

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