Funded traineeship for young graduates at the EU Delegation to Ukraine – Political section 🇪🇺🇺🇦

The EU Delegation to Ukraine is looking for a motivated and ambitious trainee to join its Political Section for the next four months. The traineeship is expected to start in September 2019.

The Political Section is in charge of developing analysis and recommendations for HQ related to:

  • political developments in the country;

  • the reform process, including the implementation of the Association Agreement between the EU and Ukraine;

  • Ukraine's foreign and security policies;the conflict in eastern Ukraine, its socio-economic consequences, and diplomatic efforts to solve it.

📌 Main tasks:

  • Development of analysis of political landscape in Ukraine, in particular with regard to the new Parliament and Government;

  • Data gathering and analysis of social and economic indicators in the country;

  • Participate in internal and external meetings/events and report about them;

  • Assist the work of the Political Section as necessary.

📌Qualifications or special requirements (an asset):

  • Bachelor degree in international relations, political science, sociology, economics or related field;

  • Completed or ongoing master studies in international relations or related field;

  • Very good command of Ukrainian and Russian language;

  • Very good command of spoken and written English;

  • Very good command of main IT editing and presentation software;

  • Proven interest for EU affairs and neighbourhood policies;

  • Good networking and interpersonal skills;

  • Capacity to work independently, with attention to details;

  • Experience in parliamentary affairs;

  • Knowledge of Ukraine's institutional system and political landscape;

  • Experience in analysis of economic and sociological data;

  • Experience in working in a team and in coordinating inputs from various colleagues.

📌How to apply?

Please send the following documents to the e-mail address:

A detailed Europass curriculum vitae (CV) cover letter describing why you want to participate in a EU traineeshipand an application form

Please mention in the subject of your e-mail: Funded Traineeship - Political Section

Brussels Circle wishes you the best of luck and awaits for your return as an alumnus of the EU institution traineeships. Original publication and text were kindly taken from the website of the EU Delegation to Ukraine.


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