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Council of the European Union - Paid Traineeships

Open for application
15/03/2023 - 12:00 (Brussels time)
Brussels (Belgium)


Depending on the needs of the service, the daily work of a trainee would generally be equivalent to that of junior administrator officials at the beginning of their career e.g.: preparing meetings and drafting minutes, attending meetings of Coreper and Council preparatory bodies, researching on a particular project, translating documents, compiling documentation, writing reports. Trainees will also be invited to participate in a study programme that includes visits and conferences at other EU institutions in Brussels, Luxembourg and Strasbourg.

Who can apply: EU nationals who, by the deadline for submitting applications, have completed at least the first part of their university studies and have a degree certificate or equivalent.

Duration: 5 months.

Paid:Yes. 1.340,47 € per month, reimbursement of travel allowance and GSC restaurant reduction card.

Starting Dates:

  • 16 February (application period around August/September - check at that moment for final dates).
  • 1 September (application period around February/March - check at that moment for final dates).