Convocatoria para Pasantía en la Embajada Británica en Bogotá


La Embajada Británica en Bogotá inició su proceso de selección para el periodo de prácticas profesionales de los estudiantes de Derecho, Finanzas, Gobierno y Relaciones Internacionales, y carreras afines. Para aplicar, la Embajada solicita las hojas de vida en Inglés de los candidatos para ser entrevistados, así como una carta de presentación también en Ingles, indicando su motivación para ocupar el cargo de asistente en la Sección de Cancillería de la Embajada Británica.

El proceso de entrevistas se a finales de Noviembre. La Fecha límite para recibo de hojas de vida es el Lunes 18 de Noviembre de 2013.

La práctica es remunerada y el horario laboral es de lunes a jueves de 8:30 am a 5:00 pm y el viernes de 8:30 am a 1:30 pm. Ocasionalmente se presentan eventos en la noche o fuera de las horas laborales.

Las hojas de vida y  las cartas de presentación se deben enviar a 

Lindsay Croisdale-Appleby,  embajador de Reino Unido en Colombia
Lindsay Croisdale-Appleby, embajador de Reino Unido en Colombia

Toda la información de la convocatoria a continuación:




DEADLINE: Monday 18th May


Successful applicant must have the following qualities and skills:

Diplomatic Excellence

Diplomatic Excellence is about achieving excellence in all we do with the ambition of making the Foreign and Common Wealth Office the best Diplomatic Service in the world – and the best we can be. People are one of the overarching themes contributing to redelivering our programmes in Colombia.

In order to deliver excellence in a strong and skilled workforce, our Diplomatic Excellence programme requires the right workforce with the right skills and higher performance. Therefore we are scouting for the best possible candidate for covering our internship position.

Selection criteria

Last year student of Government, International Relations, Political Science, Law, Economics or similar fields of studies.

Candidates should be interested in national, international Political Affairs and Economics. It is mandatory that the internship is a requirement for the intern to obtain his university degree.

Excellent oral and written English.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both in English and Spanish.

Good capacity for analysis and handling of administrative tasks.

Starting and end date: (January 2014 to July 2014) 6 months.

–          Full-time job:

–          Monday to Thursday 8:30 to 17:00

–          Friday 8:30 to 13:30

We offer an apprentice-ship contract according to the Colombian Law. 

Main duties and responsibilities


  1. Research and follow up on Colombian national politics and economy and international affairs.
  1. Carry out administrative tasks for chancery section.
  1. Support the embassy’s work on human rights, including raising cases with the government and developing a periodic bulletin to promote the British Embassy work on Human Rights in Colombia.

Please send your CV and a covering letter stating the reasons why you are the best candidate for this position.

Both documents should be sent to until Monday 18th   November.

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