View Vacancy - Prosperity Intern (HUN22.580)

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Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Policy & Political roles)
Economic and Prosperity

The British Embassy in Hungary is part of a worldwide network, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas. 

We are now looking for a paid Intern to work with the Embassy’s Prosperity campaign team to help to deliver specific additional work over the coming months to support economic analysis and energy related projects.

The successful candidate should be a university student or recent graduate who has limited work experience, and an interest in building up career experience in a field related to the Embassy's activities

As part of the Embassy’s Policy team and Prosperity pillar, you will provide analysis of the Hungarian economy with a specific focus on energy,  in addition to administrative work. You will also support the Prosperity team in the embassy on administration.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Event and visit management support.

  • Occasional desk research to support reports, project plans, briefings, events, partner search.

  • Establishing and maintaining good relationship within the Embassy and with external stakeholders, customers and suppliers;

  • Providing administrative and logistical support for Embassy projects, including keeping track of budgets, preparing reports to London and liaising with the Embassy’s senior budget holder on progress;

  • Writing meeting records and other summaries;

  • Support additional corporate and adminstrative tasks across the embassy

  • Carrying out Learning & Development activities around the successful candidate’s area of policy interest, agreed with the Intern’s Mentor at the beginning of the internship. 

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and Hungarian (minimum C1 level for CEFR framework);

  • Current university student or recent graduate (within two years);

  • Interest in a career in international relations or policy;

  • Good organisational skills and project management;

  • Ability to learn quickly;

  • Ability to work across multiple teams;

  • Enthusiasm and flexibility;

  • Solid command of Microsoft Office.

  • Previous experience of working in teams to deliver projects;

  • Exposure to and/or participation in formal events, receptions or presentations.  
Changing and Improving, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
25 November 2022
Fixed Term, Full-time, Intern
3 months
Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
British Embassy
200,000 gross (Monthly)
1 January 2023
31 March 2023

This is an internship placement of 35h per week and with a duration of 3 months with the option to extend for a further 3 months by mutual agreement.

The Intern will be in receipt of the appropriate state minimum salary of HUF200.000 per month gross. 

The intern will need to arrange and pay for his or her own travel, accommodation, as well as any other costs.

The successful candidate will be subject to confirmation of a background check and security clearance. You must have pre-existing work authorisation for Hungary in order to apply.

Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy are subject to terms and conditions of service according to Hungarian employment law.

Please note that the deadline for applications is 23:55 on the day mentioned in the above field “Application deadline”.

We advise you to allow enough time to complete and submit your full application, since only applications completed and submitted before the deadline will be considered.

Please be aware that the deadline for submitting applications is considered to be the time zone for the country where the vacancy has arisen.

Please be advised that the British Embassy/ British Consulate General will not be able to meet the travel costs incurred when travelling to the interview, nor the costs connected with relocation if offered a position.

*Please note for more information on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment  levels  please click on the following link CEFR. Please bear in mind in case you are invited for an interview your language skill is going to be assessed.

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This opportunity is closed to applications.