Students of the World History and International Relations Department successfully completed a translation practice in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
The students of the history faculty of the specialty “International Relations, Public Communications and Regional Studios” had a translation practice for two weeks in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine. In particular, students had internships in the First European Department (Valeriia Kosar and Anna Manuilova), the Second European Department (Anna Skrypnyk), the Human Resources Department (Kateryna Bielik) and the Department of the European Union and NATO (Yuliia Rozbytska). Also, two interns of the Faculty of Economics (Viktoriia Bielik and Dariia Synooka) agreed to join the students of the history department in agreement with the heads of the practice.
During the internship, students familiarized themselves with the organization of the work of the Central Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the main tasks of the departments of the Ministry and diplomatic institutions of Ukraine. The trainees studied the legislative, regulatory and guidance materials regulating the work of the Foreign Ministry and foreign diplomatic institutions of Ukraine, learned about the functioning of the document management system of the diplomatic service.
Students were directly involved in the preparation of letters addressed to the Central Executive Authorities of Ukraine and the Embassy of Ukraine Abroad, in the development of international treaties and information materials. They joined the preparation of bilateral and multilateral events; carried out the translation; joined the procedure for negotiating Ukraine-EU bilateral agreements.
Students of the Faculty of History demonstrated a high level of theoretical knowledge, proved to be initiative, responsible and conscientious specialists who are able to solve complex problems, with a professional level of proficiency in foreign languages and high performing discipline. All this was reflected in the feedback received at the Foreign Ministry after the end of the practice.