Intern - British Embassy San Jose

Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Location
    San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Sector
  • Experience
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  • Posted
    May 25

Position description

To support the selected Embassy section in achieving it desired objectives. 

Interns assigned to the Embassy might be rotated, among the different sections, as necessary, and will be expected to fulfil the following objectives, as relevant:

  • To carry out research into issues affecting British Nationals visiting Costa Rica and Nicaragua, and assist in the elaboration of a prevention strategy to sensitise travellers to these issues. 

  • To provide assistance to the Corporate Services section in tasks ranging from property management and procurement procedures to learning and development. 

  • To support the Communications and Political Affairs section in a range of activities from political research to social media work to the promotion of the UK Government’s Chevening scholarship programme.

  • To support the International Trade team in identifying potential business opportunities for UK companies in market and improving market access conditions.


Essential qualifications, skills and experience  

Language: English and Spanish written and oral

Level of language required: fluent

Candidates should be currently pursuing or have completed a university degree in any of the following areas including, but not limited to International Relations, International Trade, Economics, Business Management, Communications and Audiovisual Production. Must have excellent computer skills, particularly MS Outlook and MS Office packages.

Required competencies  

Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

Application instructions

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