Call for Applications: EIUC EU-UN Fellowship Programme August-December 2017

EIUC is offering to EMA graduates of the past 5 years two positions as fellows in the framework of the EIUC Fellowship Programme.

The Fellowships will start on Monday, 28 August 2017 and will end on Friday, 22 December 2017 (dates may vary depending on availability of delegations). The placement offices will be the European Union Delegations in Geneva and New York (one fellow for each office for the entire duration of the programme) where the fellows will assist the delegations in following the United Nations Human Rights Council and United Nations General Assembly and related bodies dealing with human rights.

The fellows will perform tasks as set out by their supervisors. Tasks may include, but are not limited to, carrying out research, writing reports and evaluations on negotiations, assisting in the drafting of EU statements and resolutions, as well as participating in negotiations with EU and other countries' delegates. Some administrative tasks can be expected. Often, overtime will be required.

Overall administrative management of the Fellowship Programme is provided by EIUC.

The fellows will be entitled to the following (these entitlements have to be considered as gross amount*):

•          Per diem: 106 € gross (for the fellow placed in New York) or 86 € gross (for the fellow placed in Geneva)

The per diem is to be considered ALL inclusive. No additional expenses, such as travel, accommodation, insurance or any other related issue, will be reimbursed.

*(Article 50, clause 1, letter c) of the Testo Unico delle Imposte sui Redditi includes among incomes considered to be similar to those of employed labor “sums paid by anyone in the form of a scholarship, check, prize or subsidy for the purposes of study or professional training, if the beneficiary is not bound by relations of regular employment to the provider of funds” (tax law in force as of 31.07.2010). The net sum paid will thus vary according to the overall tax situation of the recipient of the payment, as well as the nature of the taxation system itself, which varies from year to year. 

Candidates MUST:

•          BE EMA graduates from a.y. 2011/2012 to 2015/2016

•          BE European Union citizens

•          NOT have had prior working commitments (including internships) within any European Institution

•          HAVE excellent knowledge of English and solid knowledge of French

Interested candidates should send an updated cv (specifying the title of their EMA Thesis) and a letter of motivation by Monday, 24 May 2017 at 11 am to All CVs will be considered for both delegations; candidates shall not express any preference; only one letter of motivation is required. No additional documentation will be taken into account. Should you have any further doubt, please contact Ms Zennaro at the email address provided above.  

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