How to Apply European Union traineeship Graduates Program 2024 (Grant)

How to Apply European Union traineeship Graduates Program 2024| If you are a a young graduate interested in international relations or you are curious to learn more about work of a diplomatic mission and how the EU Delegation represents EU interests and values in Ethiopia? This is an opportunity for you to be part of 4 months European Union traineeship Graduates Program 2024.


  • A traineeship of 4 months within the Political, Press and Information Section of the EU Delegation to Ethiopia
  • The selected person candidate will support the work of the section on press, public diplomacy and organization of events as well as assist on political, economic and human rights issues.


  • Each selected trainee will receive a monthly grant to cover living expenses
  • All costs related to travels, visa, insurance, accommodation must be borne by the trainee

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  • Assist with research of political nature
  • Political analysis of the national and regional situation; contribution to reports, briefings
  • Draft texts, such as social media posts, press releases, memos
  • Gather and monitor daily news and events; support preparation of daily press reviews
  • Public diplomacy, including information, communication and use of social media, organization of and participation in internal and external events (meetings, seminars, conferences)
  • Contribute to administrative tasks as required, e.g., translations, letters, filing emerging tasks in his/her fields of responsibility.


  • Taking into account the local health and security conditions, applicants currently residing in Ethiopia will only be considered.
  • Young graduate, with bachelor degree or equivalent diploma in: International relations, European Affairs, Political science, Journalism, Law
  • Interest in and preferably prior knowledge of EU institutional framework and policies
  • Interest in and preferably prior knowledge of Ethiopian political developments
  • Self-motivation and ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to handle politically sensitive issues in a responsible manner
  • Excellent analytical and drafting skills
  • Excellent communication skills:


Citizens from EU Member states:

  • Must provide proof that they will be covered against the risk of a pandemic and the costs of repatriation;
  • Must hold a relevant entrance visa and / or temporary residence permit where applicable,  based on the traineeship agreement, the duration of the traineeship, and in compliance with the local legislation.

How to Apply European Union traineeship Graduates Program 2024

Candidates must apply to the e-mail address [email protected] and send the following documents:

Application Deadline: 15 December, 2023

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