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 Ukraine? A traineeship of 4 months in the Trade and Economic Section of the EU Delegation to Ukraine, starting end of August or in September 2019.

Description of the Section: The Trade and Economic Section of the Delegation of the EU in Ukraine is a small (5 persons) but dynamic and strategic section. It is responsible for the trade relations between the EU and Ukraine, including the monitoring of the trade part of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. The section is also involved in negotiations and implementation of the balance of payment support to Ukraine (Macro-Financial Assistance).

📌Main tasks:

  • to carry out legal/economic research concerning Ukraine;

  • to attend and report on events;

  • to contribute to the drafting of papers;to update the EU Delegation's website (trade and economic part), English and Ukrainian versions;

  • to update the section's databases, to polish the section's presentations, etc.

📌Qualifications or special requirements (an asset):

  • Bachelor degree in one of the following fields: economics, law or political sciences; 

  • Ongoing master studies or completed master studies followed by maximum one year working experience;

  • Native or proficient Ukrainian speaker;

  • Excellent command of English;

  • Excellent command of office tools, and in particular of excel (including graphic tools) and PowerPoint;

  • Proven interest in EU affairs.

📌How to apply?

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

Please mention in the subject of your e-mail: Funded Traineeship – Trade and Economic Section The deadline for submitting applications is 7 July 2019

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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