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Administrators: Generalists

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Your EU Career. Our European Union.


The EU institutions are looking for highly motivated and talented graduates with a strong academic background, two EU languages, exceptional cognitive ability, and outstanding organisational and interpersonal skills to be recruited as permanent staff.

As a generalist, you will enjoy different challenges every day. You could be working in policy formulation and development, operational delivery and/or resource management.  

To apply for this position, you should have:
•    at least 3 years' completed university studies attested by a diploma (must be awarded by 31 July 2015 at the latest).

You also need:
•    EU citizenship;
•    a thorough knowledge of an official EU language (C1); and
•    a satisfactory knowledge of English, French or German (B2).

Location: Brussels or Luxembourg

Salary: EUR 4 384,38 (indicative monthly starting salary for a 40-hour working week)


If you want to learn more about what a career as a generalist in the EU institutions is really like, follow our EU Careers Staff Ambassadors.

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Alexandra coordinates social media for the Council of the European Union:

“What I really love about my job is that I’m working right at the heart of international politics and at the top of the news agenda. I get to travel a lot, speak different languages, and meet new people from all over the world."

For full details on the profiles and the selection procedure read the Notice of Competition and the General Rules governing Open Competitions.

All applicants to selection procedures will be given an equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities. See more on equal opportunities and special needs.


This competition is now closed for applications. Check here for current and upcoming competitions.

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