Funded traineeship for young graduates at the EU European Union Delegation to Tanzania and East African Community

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 Tanzania?
What we offer?
A traineeship of up to 6 months within the Politics, Press and Information Section of the EU Delegation to Tanzania, starting in mid-April 2020.

We are
The European Union (EU) is a close political and economic partnership between 27 European countries. It plays an important role in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, development aid and working with global organisations. Abroad, the EU is represented through more than 140 diplomatic representations, known also as EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an embassy.
The EU Delegation to Tanzania in partnership with Tanzania and the East African Community:
Disseminates the values and interests of the European Union;
  • Promotes fundamental rights, good governance and accountable democracy;
  • Supports Tanzania's development agenda and sustainable development goals for a better life for all;
  • Stimulates inclusive growth, private sector and job creation;
  • Forster regional peace and stability, economic integration and trade development
Main tasks:
  • Contribute to updating the Delegation's website and social media platforms
  • Contribute to drafting press releases and other documents addressed to the media
  • Assist the Political Section with specific research of political nature
  • Contribute to political, trade and economic analysis on the local and regional situations
  • Support public diplomacy including information and communication and use of social media, organisation of and participation in various internal and external events (meetings, seminars, conferences etc.)
  • Assist in organising and participate in the events of the EU Delegation
  • Degree in Law, Social Sciences, Political Sciences, Journalism
How to apply?
Please send the following documents to the e-mail address:
Please mention in the subject of your e-mail: Funded Traineeship - Politics, Press and Information
Important information

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.

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