Traineeships in the European Commission

Opportunity type : Internships / traineeships
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What’s the work like?

Trainees work all over the European Commission. The content of the job largely depends on the service you are assigned to. You may, for example, work in the field of competition law, human resources, environmental policy …

A typical trainee’s daily work mainly consists of:

  • Attending and organising meetings, working groups, forums, public hearings

  • Researching and compiling documentation, reports, consultations, answering queries

  • Running projects

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?

  • Openness to European matters

  • Willingness to learn about the Commission’s working methods

  • Contribution to our everyday work with a fresh point of view

  • Proactive attitude

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia