Blue Book Traineeship – European Commission 2020

Deadline: 30 August 2019, 12:00 (midday, Brussels time)
Open to: all EU citizens regardless of age. A limited number of places are also allocated to non EU nationals.
Benefits: living allowance, travel fees, visa costs

Description

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.

Trainees work all over the European Commission/Services/Agencies mostly in Brussels, but also in Luxembourg and across the European Union. The content of the job depends on the service you are assigned to. You may, for example, work in the field of competition law, human resources, environmental policy etc.

 Eligibility

  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 languages, 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.

Benefits

  • Visa costs and related medical fees may be reimbursed together with travel expenditures;
  • A monthly living allowance will be given.

How to apply?

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For more information, please visit the official website.