View Vacancy - Political intern

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Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)

Carrying out research on Brazilian politics;

Provide support for policy monitoring. Responsibilities include writing briefs on local government/stakeholders, monitoring local news.

Provide support for projects and events. Responsibilities include arranging meetings, booking venues, setting up events (branding, catering, etc.), coordinating mailing lists, sending and following up on invitations, etc.

Assist in the organisation of visits to and from the UK and Brazil, including arranging accommodation, transport, briefing packs and meetings.

Taking meeting notes and drafting reports;

Preparing other documents for the team as required;

Translating documents, as required.

    Have an ongoing education degree - 2nd or 3rd year student in Political Science, International Relations, Law, Public Relations or other related disciplines and have good IT skills.

    He/she should be interested in the bilateral relations between Brazil and the United Kingdom.

    A good understanding of Brazilian politics and the Brazilian legal system would be a strong advantage.


    Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace, Engaging Internationally
    14 July 2018
    Fixed Term, Part-Time, Intern, Flexible working
    Latin America and Spanish speaking Caribbean
    British Embassy
    13 August 2018

    The British Embassy in Brasilia will work with the successful candidate in looking for ways to combine their academic interests with the work undertake for the network.


    Language: Portuguese / English

    Level of language required: Professional proficiency  

    Applications in English should be submitted in the form of a covering letter (max. 1 page) setting out why you want the job and what value you would bring, together with a CV (max. 2 pages) and two references.

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    This opportunity is closed to applications.