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.
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 does a trainee's daily work consist of?
- Attending and organising meetings, working groups, forums, public hearings
- Researching and compiling documentation, reports, consultations, answering queries
- Running projects