Traineeships & jobs

These are opportunities for you to work or train while helping tackle social challenges and communities in need, all while developing skills and gaining work experience. 

/!\ These activities form just a small portion of all opportunities in the European Solidarity Corps, so you may not be able to see many published offers. 

Traineeships

  • can last from 2 to 6 months, renewable once for up to another 6 months
  • full-time and paid by the organisation providing the traineeship
  • can be abroad or in your home country 

What is covered?

  • You are covered by a complementary insurance
  • You can access a range of support services such as linguistic support and training
  • Travel costs to and from the place of traineeship 
  • You’ll receive a small allowance to help you relocate and settle in
  • You’ll receive a wage from the organisation providing the traineeship
  • If you have specific needs (e.g. a disability), these costs may also be covered

/!\ This coverage might vary by country – see the FAQs for details. 

Jobs

  • Minimum duration of 3 months
  • No maximum duration – but financial support for the organisation is limited to 12 months
  • Full-time and paid by the organisation employing you
  • Include a learning and training component
  • Based on a written employment contract which complies fully with national law
  • Can be abroad or in your home country 

Who can take part?

18-30-year old residents of an EU country or the United Kingdom*.

What is covered?

  • You are covered by a complementary insurance
  • You can access a range of support services such as linguistic support and training
  • Travel costs to and from the place of employment
  • You’ll receive a small allowance to help you relocate and settle in
  • You’ll receive a wage from the organisation employing you
  • If you have specific needs (e.g. a disability), these costs may also be covered

/!\ You can get general tips on your rights and obligations when working in different EU countries at Your Europe.

How to register

To start registering: 

The first time you register, you’ll be asked to create an account (EU Login, the European Commission's user authentication service) before creating your profile. 

Once your profile is created, you’ll have access to your personal dashboard, from which you can apply for advertised opportunities, access the general online training, participate in contests, view your certificates and much more. 

/!\ Registering for the Corps does not guarantee you will take part in an activity. 

 

*Please be aware that following the entry into force of the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement on 1 February 2020 and in particular Articles 127(6), 137 and 138, the references to natural or legal persons residing or established in a Member State of the European Union are to be understood as including natural or legal persons residing or established in the United Kingdom. UK residents and entities are therefore eligible to participate in all actions under this programme until the closure of the programme.

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