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Internships at the Embassy in Tel Aviv

12.09.2016  13:22
Two interns for the Danish Embassy in Tel Aviv. Deadline for applying is October 1st 2016.

The Danish Embassy in Tel Aviv is a dynamic place to work in one of the world’s political and entrepreneurial hot spots. The Embassy represents Danish interests in Israel covering politics, innovation, as well as commercial, consular and cultural affairs.  

The Embassy is looking for two interns for the period February 1st to July 31st 2017. One intern will primarily assist with tasks relating to politics, the other primarily with trade and innovation.

The interns may be involved in a wide range of different tasks:         
- Conduct research and prepare reports on various topics such as Israeli market/sector analysis, distributor search, innovation & entrepreneurship, Israel’s foreign and domestic policy, i.e. the EU, Iran, Palestine, Gaza, ISIS
- Prepare/attend meetings and write minutes
- Organize Danish participation in conferences and matchmaking events
- Organize visits by Danish delegations to Israel                       
-Support innovative Danish export companies in the
Israeli market
-Assist with web communication and other IT-matters

The applicant should have a bachelor’s degree and be a master student at a relevant higher education institution. Insight into Danish/Israeli trade relations, innovation, entrepreneurship, the political and security situation in the Middle East and/or Danish foreign policy will be considered advantages.
Good English and computer skills are required. Knowledge of Hebrew is an advantage. Good social skills are a necessity.

Intended Outcome 
The internships provide hands-on experience as a supplement to academic skills developed during studies, as well as useful knowledge of Israel and the Middle Eastern region. In addition, the internships offer a great opportunity to travel and experience Israel and the region during weekends and holidays.

Terms and Conditions 
The internships at the Embassy are of six months duration, approx. 37 hours weekly, starting February 1st 2017 and are covered by the Foreign Ministry guidelines for interns.

Interns do not receive any salary during their stay, and bear all costs associated with travelling to and from Israel as well as their stay in Israel.

Rent for a shared apartment for the two interns is currently paid by the Embassy.

The deadline for receiving applications for the spring semester 2017 is October 1st 2016, however, applications will be reviewed and interviews will be conducted concurrently.

Please send an application including motivational letter, CV and grade transcript by e-mail to If you have questions regarding the internship send an email and we will write/call you back as soon as possible.

NB! The internship is conditioned upon a security clearance by The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark