Blue Book Traineeship

Region:
06.08.2019

Deadline: 30 August 2019

Each year the European Commission offers 2 five month, paid traineeships, for 1,800 trainees; administrative or translation.

Starting on 1 March or 1 October, trainees gain hands-on experience of EU policy making in a multicultural environment.

What does the traineeship offer?

EU knowledge – insight into the processes and policies of the European Institutions

Practical experience – an opportunity to play a part in the Commission's day-to-day business

Opportunity to put academic theory into practice

What do we expect from you?

  • Openess to European issues
  • Interest in learning about Commission working methods
  • Willingness to work in a multicultural environment
  • Contribution to everyday work with a fresh point of view
  • Proactive attitude

There are two training periods per year:

  • March to end July
  • October to end February of the following year.

The traineeship programme is open to university graduates who:

  1. Have a university degree or equivalent, of at least 3 years of study, corresponding to a complete cycle (Bachelor's);
  2. Have a very good knowledge (C level as per the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) of two EU official languagues, one of which must be a procedural language: English or French or German. For non EU nationals only one procedural language is required.
  3. Have no prior work experience of any kind, in excess of 6 weeks in any EU institution, body or agency, EU delegations, with Members of Parliament (MEPs) or Advocates General at the EUCJ.

The living allowance for the 2019 traineeships sessions will be 1,196.84€ per month

Application procedure

For more information please visit: https://ec.europa.eu/stages/

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