Funded traineeship for young graduates at the EU Delegation to Israel

Opportunity type : Internships / traineeships
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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 Israel ?

The Delegation offers a traineeship of up to 5.5 months within the Political Section Section of the EU Delegation to Israel, starting in October  2023.

  • Traineeship in the Political, Press and Information Section (PPI):

The Political, Press and Information Section is in charge of overlooking and managing the EU’s diplomatic relations with the State of Israel, under the authority of the Head of Delegation. It is responsible for the political reporting and monitoring of the domestic Israeli situation as well as of its role as an occupying power in the occupied Palestinian Territories, and of the regional dynamics seen from Israel. The section also covers coordination of the implementation of the EU’s Human Rights and Democracy Country Strategy in close coordination with EU Member States locally, and leads/chairs a number of EU local coordination meetings (political, consular, Human Rights). In parallel, it is in charge of the overall public communication/PR of the Delegation – in close coordination with the Operational section – and relationship with the media.


Main tasks:

  • Monitor local media and political developments, in particular those affecting EU-IL relations
  • Follow and contribute to reporting on Israeli policy and action with regard to domestic human rights issues and Israeli responsibilities in the occupied Palestinian territory.
  • Contribute as relevant to the preparation and follow-up to the European Neighboured Policy subcommittees


Countries covered:

  • Israel