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6 good reasons to make a career in European institutions

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Are you young, ambitious and passionate about European issues? Become an actor in the construction of the Europe of tomorrow.

Why should you work for Europe?

  • Make you work match with your ambition! If you are young, dynamic and polyglot, and are looking for a job which meets your expectations, have a look at their job offers! Make the most of an international environment to juggle and switch among the 24 languages of the 28 nationalities gathered by the European Union (EU) and to assume real responsibilities from your first day!

  • Contribute to make Europe a better place: Bring your gifts and energy in the service of the EU and help the community to strengthen its actions within the 28 member states and continue to assure peace and stability to its 500 millions of Europeans.

  • Make the first of many other steps: Joining a European institution is more than just finding a job, it means establishing a career plan. If you want to explore different horizons, the European institutions support and encourage professional development and offer a wide range of career possibilities. Go for those which correspond to your project!

  • Evolve constantly: If you are thirsty for learning, a large choice of trainings will be offered to you in order to improve and update your skills. You will also be able to follow classes of the 24 official languages of EU to meet the needs and facilitate communication between colleagues.

  • Live Europe from the inside: Working in a EU institution implies to evolve in an international environment daily and to move in a multicultural and cosmopolitan city such as Brussels or Luxembourg. Nevertheless, you can also work in agencies and decentralised EU bodies.

  • Benefit from advantages: The EU institutions provide you support and assistance to new staff for relocation but also a comprehensive remuneration package, including pension, healthcare and a competitive salary, etc. They support flexible working, equal opportunities as well as a family-friendly approach.


If you are a final-year student or a young graduate, take charge of your future by applying to the European institutions!

Published: Wed, 05/11/2014 - 10:41

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