Traineeship at the Court of Justice

Posted on April 7th, 2017 in Jobs & InternshipsRespond to this post »

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


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,... Read More »

Traineeships at the Economic and Social Committee

Posted on March 13th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Open to: university graduates with satisfactory knowledge of English or French Remuneration: 1.159,44 EUR/month


The Economic and Social Committee (ESC) is an advisory body that gives Europe’s economic and social partners (i.e. employers, trade unions, representatives of small businesses, farmers’ associations, consumers, etc.) the chance to issue their formal opinion on EU policies.

Twice a year the ESC organises in-service training periods of five months.

The main aims of the in-service training are:

To conclude and apply knowledge acquired by the trainee during his/her studies or work; To provide the trainee with practical knowledge of the working of the ESC’s various departments; To enable the trainees to gain experience through contacts established in day-to-day work. Eligibility University... Read More »

Legal Traineeship at the European Ombudsman

Posted on January 27th, 2017 in Jobs & Internships, We Recommend1 Response »

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Open to: law graduates from EU countries Remuneration: around 1200 EUR in Brussels or 1400 EUR in Strasbourg Description

The European Ombudsman offers a limited number of traineeships which are intended to enable the trainees to add to the knowledge and skills they have acquired during their studies by giving them practical experience. Trainees shall be assigned to Strasbourg or Brussels depending on the possibilities of the Office.

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Trainees are required to work under the direct supervision of a Legal Officer. They normally must undertake either investigation of complaints or the carrying out of research relevant to the work of the Ombudsman.

Eligibility Be a national of an EU Member State; Have a university degree in law, and be at an... Read More »

Traineeships at the ECML

Posted on January 18th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Open to: university graduates with good level of English or/and French Remuneration: 720 EUR per month


The European Centre for Modern Languages offers traineeships, lasting in general 6 months, twice a year. According to their field of interest applicants can choose the main area in which they would like to be involved: organisation of events and meetings (Programme), documentation and resources (DRC), the Centre’s website (Website) and finances and general administration (Administration).

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The ECML has offered traineeships since 1997. The scheme has proved a highly successful means of developing further contacts between the Centre and its member states. Recruiting young professionals from all over Europe to join its team for a short period both reinforces the... Read More »

Traineeship at the Committee of the Regions

Posted on December 23rd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Open to: university graduates from EU member states (limited number of nationals of non-member countries may be accepted) Remuneration: trainees are entitled to a monthly grant


Every year, the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) offers a limited number of university graduates a five-month traineeship.

Each trainee is assigned to a specific department of the CoR. The nature of the work depends largely on the unit. Some units are more politically oriented, others are more administrative. In general, the type of work assigned is equivalent to that performed by junior executive-grade officials.

The purpose of the organisation of traineeships in the CoR is:

Provide a first-hand experience of the workings of... Read More »

Vulcanus Training Programme in Japan

Posted on December 6th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 20 January 2017 Open to: students of engineering or science at an EU / COSME university Costs: grant (1,900,000 YEN/15,664 EUR) to cover the cost of travel to and from Japan and living expenses in Japan


Vulcanus in Japan started in 1997. The programme consists of industrial placements for EU / COSME students. It starts in September and ends in August of the following year in order to accommodate the academic year in EU Member States.

The students follow:

One-week seminar on Japan; Four-month intensive Japanese language course; Eight-month traineeship in a Japanese company.


To study the range of advanced technologies employed by a leading Japanese host company; To learn Japanese and to understand and appreciate Japanese culture with a... Read More »

Trainee EODS Project Assistant at GIZ in Belgium

Posted on September 6th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 September 2016 Open to: candidates  with university degree in political science, law, international relations, Media and Communication or similar and with sound command of English and French Remuneration: it is a remunerated internship to compensate the minimum stagiaire salary according Belgian labor law


Election Observation and Democratic Support (EODS) is the EU project for election observation capacity building. This includes development of the methodology and training for various expert positions on EU election observation missions, as well as outreach to other organisations involved in election observation. EODS is looking for an intern/trainee to join its small but friendly and dedicated team. The intern can expect to learn about election observation and join in some of the training sessions.... Read More »

Traineeship at The ICRC Assistance Division in Geneva

Posted on August 25th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 August 2016 Open to: candidates with Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information management or a similar technical field  and with Good verbal and written communication skills Remuneration: 12-month paid contract


The ICRC Assistance Division is a vast and rapidly growing operation that covers diverse areas of activity, i.e., health services, economic security, water and habitat and weapon contamination. To support its programs across the globe, there is a need to consolidate, transform and maintain its data for the purpose of transversal strategy-building and decision-making.

As a member of the division’s Business Intelligence working group, the Associate will contribute to the maintenance and management of data, reports and analyses. In addition, they will partner with the global Assistance community in the field... Read More »

Traineeship at the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants

Posted on July 5th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 13 July 2016 Open to: candidates with university degree and knowledge of and an interest in learning more about issues concerning undocumented migrants and human rights Remuneration: EUR 751 per month


PICUM, the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants, is a network of individuals and organisations working to ensure social justice and human rights for undocumented migrants. Based in Brussels, the PICUM secretariat leads the network’s advocacy, awareness raising, and research activities.

The candidate will play an important role in PICUM’s daily work, mainly assisting with administrative tasks, event organisation and membership related activities. The work experience will provide an opportunity to gain hands-on experience with the different facets of operating a transnational NGO network, and promoting social and policy... Read More »

Traineeship for EcoSec Data Compilation/Analysis/Reporting in Geneva

Posted on June 28th, 2016 in Archive1 Response »

Deadline: 10 July 2016 Open to: candidates with university degree in information/data management, social sciences, international relations or equivalent Remuneration: paid traineeship


The ICRC’s Economic Security (EcoSec) Unit, which is part of the Assistance Division, seeks to establish if people affected by different kinds of crisis and conflict can cover their essential needs in a sustainable manner. If they cannot do so, EcoSec steps in to help protect lives and restore livelihoods.

The chosen candidate will collaborate with the EcoSec Unit staff by directly testing different programme management tools along with compiling and summarizing documentation for data analysis and management as well as the development of best practices and new programming. She/he complements their regular work with additional perspectives and results.

Main... Read More »