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European External Action Service

Based in Brussels and in offices around the world, the European External Action Service (EEAS) is the EU's diplomatic service. It aims to make EU foreign policy more coherent and effective, thus increasing Europe's global influence.

All EEAS contract agent vacancies – both in HQs and in the EU Delegations – are published on the EEAS website (link below).

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Traineeships

European External Action Service

Location(s): Non-EU cities
Institution/Agency: European External Action Service
Type of contract: Trainee

The EU has a long tradition of offering traineeship opportunities in EU Delegations around the world. 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.

Who can apply: Depending on a specific pillar, traineeships in EU Delegations are open to EU citizens, citizens from candidate countries that have concluded EU accession negotiations and 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; for unpaid compulsory traineeships, applicants shall be 3rd , 4th  or 5th  year students of a University or another higher-education establishment. 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.

Duration: Maximum 6 months

Paid: for young graduates with less than one year of professional experience.
Unpaid compulsory traineeship: for students already residing and studying in the host country.

More information: https://eeas.europa.eu/headquarters/headquarters-homepage/39144/traineeship-eu-d…