Traineeship at the Court of Justice

Deadline: 30 April 2017
Open to: citizens of a Member State of the EU with a degree in Law or Political Science
Venue: Luxembourg

Description

Every year, the Court of Justice of the European Union offers a limited number of paid traineeships of a maximum duration of five months. Traineeships are generally undertaken in the Research and Documentation Directorate, the Communication Directorate, Seminars and Visits Unit, the Directorate-General for Translation, the Registry of the General Court or the Interpretation Directorate (for detailed rules regarding interpreting traineeships, see below).

Eligibility

  • Be citizens of a Member State of the EU;
  • Have a university degree in Law or Political Science (law should be dominant) or, for traineeships in the Interpretation Directorate, a diploma in conference interpreting, if necessary complemented by a post-graduate diploma, or equivalent professional experience;
  • Have a perfect knowledge of one of the official languages of the EU, and a good knowledge of a second. A good knowledge of French is however highly recommended.

Grant

Trainees are entitled to a monthly grant.

How to apply?

Applicants, who must hold a degree in law or in political sciences (majority content, law) or, for traineeships in the Interpretation Directorate, a diploma in conference interpreting, must complete and then print and sign the application form EN / FR and send it to the following e-mail address: [email protected], together with a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of diplomas and/or certificates. All attachments must bear the first name and surname of the applicant and must be numbered consecutively. Please note that the combined size of all attachments must not exceed 5 MB.

Deadline: 30 April for traineeships starting 1 October to 28 February

For more information please visit the official web page.