Internship at EUBAM

        The European Union Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine is offering the opportunity to acquire experience working as Interns in summer – autumn 2014.

        4 positions are opened for the following EUBAM Sections/Offices:

        Technical Support Transnistrian Settlement Section – one Intern during the period of 2 months in August – September

        Under the supervision of the TSTSS members the Intern will take part in the daily activities of the Section, including organizing and/or attending relevant meetings, contributing to the development of the Section’s products, etc. At the same time, the Intern is expected to develop a comprehensive analytical paper on a relevant aspect of the Transnistrian settlement process – the exact subject of the research will be selected on the basis of the educational background and interests of the Intern.

        Coordination Desk – one Intern during the period of 1 month in August – September

        The Intern will be fully committed to drafting reports of Mission’s relevance, as well as analyzing and assessing the information flow coming from the Field Offices. Main areas of activity will be the reporting procedure, operational management and tactical law enforcement.

        Head of Mission Office – one Intern during the period of 2 months in August – September

        The Intern will be engaged in daily activities of the Head of Mission Office with specific attention to reporting, protocol issues and drafting Mission materials. The Intern will be familiarized with the total workflow at the International Mission, both at Headquarters and at Field Offices. Upon finalizing the Internship Programme the Intern is expected to prepare a paper on acute topic in the area of international relations/international law according to Intern’s interests.

        Strategy Planning and Performance Office – one Intern during the period of one month (15 August – 15 September)

        The Intern will get knowledge about the specific work of the SPPO and the work of EUBAM in general. The SPPO would request the Intern to make a proposal for a Strategy Brief which can be used at different occasions for audience. In addition, the Intern will contribute to activities related to the Planning, Monitoring/Evaluation and Reporting System of EUBAM; the Intern will collect information related to EUBAM Strategy and its implementation, provide feedback on possible improvements regarding EUBAM strategic process.

        Upon acceptance, all Interns will be requested to sign an Internship Agreement.

        Location: EUBAM Headquarters in Odessa, Ukraine.

        Duration: 1 to 2 months (exceptions can be made for some positions).

        Salary: Unpaid.

        Interns will be responsible for covering all costs: travel, visa, medical insurance, accommodation and meals. Interns are also responsible for finding suitable accommodation for the duration of the Internship. EUBAM can provide assistance on finding accommodation, if needed. Upon request, EUBAM can provide a letter in support of visa procedures.

        Workload: Equivalent to that of a Junior Executive-grade Officer.

        Internship Description: detailed description will be given to each intern separately.

        Application Deadline: 15 June 2014 for all positions.


        Application Eligibility:

        • Degree Requirement: Recently completed or pursuing a 4-year or graduate degree.
        • Language Requirements: Proficiency in the English language. Knowledge of Russian, Ukrainian, and/or Moldovan is desirable.

        Documents Required Upon Applying:

        • Detailed CV.
        • Essay: “How my knowledge and skills will prove valuable to EUBAM?”, 2- 3 pages, Font: 12 Times New Roman, Double Spaced.
        • Please, specify in the e-mail in which EUBAM Section/Office the candidate would prefer to work.
        • Recommendation Letters: 2 from University (College) professors.

        Documents Required upon Acceptance (photocopies with translation in English, if necessary):

        • Passport.
        • Visa (if required).
        • Medical Insurance (valid in Ukraine/Moldova).
        • Unofficial University (College) Transcript or another proof of University (College) attendance.

        Contact Information:

        EUBAM Internship Coordinator: Ms. Anna Stakhanova, Head of Mission Office