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Traineeships for graduates

Committee of the Regions

University graduates

Who can apply: candidates from an EU member country or from a country which is an official candidate for accession, who have completed at least the first cycle of a higher education course and obtained a full degree
Duration: 5 months
Where: Brussels

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Council of the European Union

University graduates

Who can apply: EU nationals who have completed at least the first cycle of university studies and obtained a full degree
Duration: 5 months
Where: Brussels

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Court of Justice of the European Union

University graduates with a degree in law or political sciences

Who can apply: graduates with a degree in law or in political sciences (focus on law)
Duration: 5 months
Where: Luxembourg

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European Central Bank

University graduates in economics, finance, statistics, business administration, law, human resources or translation

Who can apply: EU nationals who have completed at least the first cycle of university studies and obtained a full degree
Duration: 3-12 months
Where: Frankfurt am Main

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European Commission

University graduates

Who can apply: candidates who have obtained a university degree completing at least three years of university studies (minimum Bachelor)
Duration: 5 months
Where: Brussels, Luxembourg, Member States capitals, Commission Delegations in non Member States

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University graduates (Bachelor, Master’s or PhD level)

Who can apply: individuals with a Bachelor, Master's or PhD degree within 5 years after the previous university degree
Duration: 3-5 months
Where: Ispra (Italy), Karlsruhe (Germany), Geel (Belgium), Petten (The Netherlands) or Sevilla (Spain)

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European Court of Auditors

University-Level diploma or at least four semesters of university study in a area of interest to the Court

Who can apply: students who either hold a recognised university-level diploma or who have completed at least four semesters of university study in an area of interest to the Court (Audit / Budget, Accounting / Administration, human resources / Translation / Communication, international relations / Legal)
Duration: maximum 5 months
Where: Luxembourg

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European Economic and Social Committee

University graduates

Who can apply: university graduates who have completed at least three years of studies
Duration: 5 months
Where: Brussels

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Who can apply: university graduates who have completed at least three years of studies or university students who have to undertake a traineeship as part of their studies
Duration: 1-3 months
Where: Brussels

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European External Action Service

University postgraduates (Master's or PhD level)

Who can apply: candidates who have obtained a university degree equivalent to a Master's degree or higher in a domain relevant to the activities of the EU Delegations (at least four years of university)
Duration: 9-18 months
Where: EU Delegations

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European Investment Bank

University graduates

Who can apply: university graduates with less than one year of professional experience
Duration: 1-5 months
Where: mostly Luxembourg

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European Joint Undertaking for ITER and the Development of Fusion Energy (Fusion for Energy)

University graduates

Who can apply: candidates who have obtained a university degree completing at least three years of university studies (minimum Bachelor)
Duration: 4-9 months
Where: Barcelona (Spain), Garching (Germany) or Cadarache (France)

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European Ombudsman

University law graduates

Who can apply: university law graduates who are at an advanced stage of professional training or research in Community law
Duration: minimum 4 months
Where: Strasbourg, Brussels

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European Parliament

University graduates

Who can apply: university graduates
Duration: 5 months
Where: Brussels, Strasbourg, Luxembourg, information offices in Member States

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University graduates with disabilities

Who can apply: university graduates and people whose qualifications are below university level with disabilities
Duration: 5 months
Where: mostly Brussels and Luxembourg

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Traineeships at the European Parliament : Experience the EU at first hand

Did you know the Parliament offers traineeships to young people? Find out with Adela and Freddie how to apply and what kind of an experience could be in store for you too.