View Vacancy - Department for International Trade (DIT) - 3 or 6 Month Internships - Düsseldorf (DEU18.080)

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Department for International Trade (DIT)

The British Consulate-General Trade Promotion (DIT) section in Dusseldorf is seeking one intern for a period of 3 months. Alternatively, mandatory internships can be offered for a period of up to 6 months. You will have the opportunity to learn about the work of British diplomatic missions in Germany and Government Ministries in London, as well as networking directly with a wide range of UK and German companies. The British Consulate-General plays a key role in delivering the UK strategy on boosting British exports to, and inward investment from, Germany. In Dusseldorf teams focus on the Food & Drink, Renewable Energy, Life Sciences and Chemicals sectors.


Main Duties and Responsibilities

During the internship you will gain insight into and become actively involved in a variety of areas related to trade and investment such as:

  • Market research;
  • Industrial sector mapping;
  • Event management;
  • Marketing tasks;
  • Stakeholder management;
  • Administrative tasks (including budgets, reporting, CRM).

We are looking for 1 determined, enterprising and result-oriented individual who is driven by an interest in business and economics. The successful applicant will be good team player, flexible and happy to engage in a wide range of tasks. Strong communication skills are also needed. Applicant must be fluent in German and English. Applicants must be enrolled in a German University for the whole duration of the internship and should please inform us about their availability in the application.
Collaborating and Partnering, Achieving Commercial Outcomes, Delivering Value for Money, Delivering at Pace
28 February 2018
Full-time, Intern
Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
British Consulate General
9 April 2018

Ideally we are looking for someone to start on:

  • 9 April 2018;

During the internship period (3 or 6 months) you must be enrolled in a University programme.

Please state the date you are applying for in the cover letter.

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 Diplomatic Missions will not be able to meet the travel costs incurred when travelling to the interview, nor the costs connected with relocation if offered a job.

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This opportunity is closed to applications.