Traineeships at the ESPON EGTC in Luxembourg

Deadline: 16 August 2016
Open to: full time students registered at a University during the entire period of the traineeship, who carry a passport from Member States of the European Union or from Norway, Switzerland, Iceland or Liechtenstein
Remuneration: allowance of EUR 1,400 per month

Description

The ESPON EGTC offers a five-month period of training for young academics in the final stage of their university studies related to territorial development and planning, geography, regional economics, European studies, political science, financial management and/or other relevant fields.

The work in the EGTC is organised in two Units each dealing with a key area of the implementation of the ESPON 2020 Programme: (1) Unit on Evidence and Outreach and (2) Unit on Administration and Management. One trainee will mainly be involved in tasks related to the first unit (Traineeship A) while the other trainee will mainly be involved in tasks related to the second unit (Traineeship B).

Eligibility

Candidates should be a full time students registered at a university during the entire period of the traineeship and carry a passport from Member States of the European Union or from Norway, Switzerland, Iceland or Liechtenstein (full partners in the ESPON 2020 Programme).

Remuneration

An allowance of 1,400 Euro per month will be offered as an indemnity to support your living expenses during the traineeship at the ESPON EGTC, which also will be helping you with practical matters related to settling down in Luxembourg.

How to apply?

Your application shall include the following:

  • A motivation letter in English – not longer than 1 page – your motivation letter may include your response to the following questions: Why would you like to be a trainee at the ESPON EGTC? Which personal assets do you feel you can bring to the ESPON EGTC? Your expectations for the traineeship: What you hope to learn from it?;
  • Curriculum Vitae in Europass template;
  • A profile table.

All the above mentioned documents are to be sent by e-mail to [email protected] latest by 16 August 2016.

Please specify in the subject of the e-mail the following information: “Your First Name and Last Name – Traineeship you are applying for* – ESPON TRAINEESHIP APPLICATION”.

  • *Traineeship A: Unit on Evidence and Outreach;
  • *Traineeship B: Unit on Administration and Management.

For more information, please check out the official call.

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