Monday, December 24, 2018

Paid Traineeship for Young Graduates at EU in Jakarta 2019/20, Indonesia

Traineeships are essentially established for the benefit of students and young graduates. It is an educational project that does not foresee any contractual or employment relationship with the Delegation.

Objectives of traineeships:

  • Traineeship in EU Delegations should have the following main objectives:
  • To provide trainees with a unique experience about the daily work of an EU Delegation while learning about the representation of the EU interests and values outside of the EU;
  • To offer trainees the possibility of discovering directly the multicultural, multilingual and multi-ethnic working environment of a Delegation;
  • To offer trainees the possibility of applying the knowledge acquired during their studies or their early professional life;
  • To create a group of young people with direct experience in the work of the EU outside of its borders and who could become future collaborators of the EEAS or other EU Institutions;

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Are you a young graduate interested in international relations?, Are you curious to learn more about work in a diplomatic mission and how an EU Delegation represents EU interests and values in Indonesia and towards the ASEAN?
A traineeship of maximum 6 months within the one of the Sections of the EU Delegation to Indonesia and the EU Mission to ASEAN, subject to availability of budget.
Based on their profile and motivation letters, the successful candidates will be assigned in the EU Mission to ASEAN's core Team or in one of the following sectors of activities of the EU Delegation to Indonesia: 
i) Political, Press and Information 
ii) Public Diplomacy, 
iii) Trade and Economics, 
iv) Development Cooperation, 
v) Environment and Climate.

Each selected trainee will receive a monthly grant to cover living expenses. However costs related to travel, insurance, accommodation and visa must be borne by the trainee.  

  • Based on the Decision ADMIN(2017)28 on the Rules related to Traineeships in the Delegations of the European Union, Paid traineeship for young graduates with less than one year of professional experience
  • Nationality
    Depending on a specific pillar, traineeships in EU Delegations are open to:
    • EU citizens
    • citizens from candidate countries that have concluded EU accession negotiations
    • nationals of the host country
  • For paid traineeships, applicants must have graduated from a university or equivalent higher-education establishment with at least a Bachelor's level
  • Languages
    In order for the trainee to fully benefit from the traineeship and to be able to follow meetings and perform adequately, candidates must have the capacity to speak in the working language of the EU Delegation. Knowledge of the official language of the host country would be an asset.

Main tasks:
  • Support to monitoring, analysing and reporting on the political and economic situation in Indonesia and ASEAN, both on domestic and foreign and security developments; Conducting research and drafting briefings;
  • Support to press, information and public diplomacy activities and projects;
  • Attend and report on external conferences and seminars as well as internal meetings of the Delegation to Indonesia and of the Mission to ASEAN;
  • In addition, each intern will be assigned a specific project assignment on a theme of mutual interest in the EU relations with Indonesia and ASEAN, to be delivered by the end of the traineeship.

How to apply:
Please send your detailed curriculum vitae and a motivational letter by 31 January 2019 clearly indicating your period of availability (maximum 6 months between 01/03/2019 and 28/02/2020) as well as your two preferences among the sectors of activities covered by the EU Delegation to Indonesia and EU Mission to ASEAN, to the following email address:

Before applying you are requested to examine the general eligibility criteria for traineeships . Please fill and sign the eligibility checklist here enclosed.
31 January 2019