A paid traineeship of 5 months with the European Commission, starting on either 1st March or 1st October. Every year, there are about 1.300 places available. If you are selected for the Traineeships in the European Commission, you get hands-on experience in the international and multicultural environment. This can be an important enrichment for your further career. Trainees work all over the European Commission. The content of the job largely depends on the service you are assigned to. You may, for example, work in the field of competition law, human resources, environmental policy …
A typical trainee’s daily work mainly consists of:
Attending and organising meetings, working groups, forums, public hearings;
Researching and compiling documentation, reports, consultations, answering queries;
You will receive a monthly grant of 1,159.40 € as of 1st March 2017 and reimbursement of travel expenses. Accident and health insurance can also be provided.
The traineeship programme is open to university graduates, from all over the world who have a:
Degree of at least 3 years of study (minimum a Bachelor);
Very good knowledge of English or French or German (C1/C2 level in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages); Very good knowledge of a second EU official language (required for nationals of EU countries).
How to apply:
Follow 2 easy steps to apply for Traineeships in the European Commission:
Register in the online application system
Log in and complete each section of the application form following the instructions provided on-screen.
The European Commission does not require you to submit any documents with your application form. Afterwards, when the assessment phase of the pre-selection is finalised, only pre-identified candidates for the Virtual Blue Book will be invited to provide supporting documents in electronic version, such as:
Copy of a valid ID card/passport;
Copy of university qualifications declared as completed;
Proof of ongoing studies, university exchange programme abroad, participation in EU/international programmes, seminars/workshops, if applicable;
Proof of all declared language skills other than the mother tongue/s;
Proof of all declared work experiences, if applicable;
Proof of all declared IT skills and publications, if applicable.
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