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
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