Internship opportunities at CEI Secretariat (Central European Initiative)

Internships

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Location (s):

  • Italy
Via Genova 9, 34121 Trieste

Overview

CEI Secretariat in Trieste takes in young university graduates or graduating students for internship periods of 3-6 months. These internships may take place year-round and involve interns in a wide range of CEI activities, including the organisation of high-level events.

Details

ABOUT CEI

The CEI is an intergovernmental forum promoting political, economic, cultural and scientific cooperation among its Member States. Its core mission is: Regional Cooperation for European Integration.

In this context, the aim of the political cooperation is to supply the countries and their institutions with a flexible, pragmatic platform for regional cooperation, while focusing on their preparation to a future accession to the European Union (EU). In doing so, special attention is given to capacity building of the non-EU CEI Member States which, thanks to its ideal location, is pursued through know-how transfer and exchange of experience among those countries which are members of the EU and those which are not. The CEI is actively engaged in supporting projects in various areas of cooperation, also through the mobilisation of financial resources providing greater possibilities for studying, financing and executing national and international projects.

Opportunity is About:


Eligibility

Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

The internships offered by the CEI Secretariat are intended for young nationals of CEI Member Countries who meet the following requirements:

  • A University degree in fields connected to the CEI activities (international relations, political science, economics, law, etc.). University students who have not yet obtained their degree but are approaching graduation are welcome to apply as well.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and oral 
  • Computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet)
  • A sense of organisation, initiative and responsibility
  • Ability to carry out assigned duties with due diligence
  • Ability to work in an international environment
  • Good attitude for working in a team
  • Basic knowledge of the CEI structures and activities
  • Knowledge of Italian is considered an asset.

Dates:

Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year


Cost/funding for participants:

UMBER AND LENGTH OF INTERNSHIP PERIODS

CEI Secretariat in Trieste takes in young university graduates or graduating students for internship periods of 3-6 months. These internships may take place year-round and involve interns in a wide range of CEI activities, including the organisation of high-level events. Candidates who have obtained an individual grant in the framework of Erasmus Plus are particularly welcome.

FINANCIAL, ADMINISTRATIVE AND INSURANCE CONDITIONS

CEI internships are not remunerated. Therefore, travel and living costs in Trieste are to be met by the interns.Interns that do not have a resident status in Italy must make sure they fulfil all legal requirements (residence permit, visa etc.) as specified by the Italian law for foreigners.

Interns must also have a valid medical and accident insurance during their stay in Trieste.

Interns will be placed under the responsibility of a supervisor. They will need to respect the working hours, organisation and general rules of the CEI Secretariat.They will also need to respect the confidentiality of the information brought to their attention during their internship within the CEI Secretariat.

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