Internship opportunity at British Embassy in Rome – Bilateral Relations Team

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Data di pubblicazione:
24 Novembre 2023
Data di scadenza:
13 Dicembre 2023

Si segnala di seguito annuncio di tirocinio curricolare presso l’ambasciata del Regno Unito a Roma.

Bilateral Relations team internship

The Bilateral Relations team of the British Embassy in Rome is offering a 6 month curricular internship starting at the end of January 2024. The selected candidate will be equipped with a work laptop, but on occasion may be asked to work from a personal device. She/he will mainly be required to work at the office, near Porta Pia in Rome, but could also work remotely when needed.

The United Kingdom has historically had a close bilateral relationship with Italy, which the Embassy is committed to building on and deepening, furthering ties by enhancing relationships at regional level throughout Italy. The successful candidate will help the team achieve this vision, working within the Bilateral Relations team. In the forthcoming months, the Team will be engaged in several major soft power events with senior stakeholders from
the UK and Italian governments. These will require the whole team’s involvement in overseeing logistics and ensuring their smooth running and flawless delivery.

We are looking for a candidate who is a good communicator in English and Italian. Strong analytical skills to absorb and summarise information, and organisational skills will be important too, as well as creativity and resilience.
The candidate will be expected to assist the team in research on policy priorities, provide support in arranging events, visits, meetings, and logistics, prepare briefs, and carry out translations as required..


  • Fluent spoken and written English and Italian (C1 level of the European Framework);
  • Good IT skills;
  • Good knowledge of current affairs;
  • Enthusiasm and proactive approach to issues;
  • Ability to analyse and summarise large volumes of information;
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise assigned tasks;
  • Confidence in carrying out tasks independently while displaying strong teamwork skills; 


  • Provide administrative and logistics support for the delivery of programmes, conferences, meetings and events, with a particular focus on the Young Leaders’ Programme;
  • Maintain and update contact database;
  • Provide support for senior officials’ programmes, e.g. arranging meetings, liaising with transport team; liaising with Italian and UK Ministries and stakeholders;
  • Attend meetings and briefings and drafting follow-up reports/minutes; Take part in a wide range of embassy activities and events;
  • Event management support;
  • Assist on research on policy priorities; 

Terms and conditions

The ‘tirocinio curriculare’ is intended for undergraduate students only as part of their education/studies. The candidate will have to go through a selection process by way of an oral interview.

The intern will be granted a number of credits (crediti formativi), as indicated by the university. The internship is not a work contract and as such is not paid. However the Embassy will pay the intern a monthly allowance of €350 per month. This amount is not subject to tax under current local legislation. The intern would be expected to work an average of 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday, within the range of 09.00-5.00pm. 

Some degree of flexibility is expected, mostly in case of seminars and evening events. Flexibility is ensured by the whole section to accommodate the intern’s need in case of university exams or personal reasons.

Other administrative details are set out in the university ‘progetto formativo’ to be signed once appointed to the internship.

Please note that, in accordance with Italian law, the successful candidate will have to finish the 6-month internship before the graduation day.

Applications will have to come by 13 December 2023. A CV and a cover letter both in english should be sent to with object “Bilateral Section UK Embassy“.

Please note that applications will have to come through the university abiding by Italian law: DM 142/98. Individual applications shall not be considered.

Confirmation of the internship is subject to security clearance and reference check with the university.

La competenza del riconoscimento di crediti formativi universitari (CFU) spetta a una apposita commissione istituita all’interno del corso di laurea e avviene a seguito della compilazione da parte dello studente di un questionario di valutazione del tirocinio svolto.

Ufficio placement e tirocini
Daniela Cecchini
Tel: 06 510777407