European Committee of the Regions (CoR) offers a limited number of university graduates a five-month traineeship

 

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Organization: The Committee of the Regions is the voice of regions and cities in the European Union. The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) is the European Union's (EU) assembly of local and regional representatives that provides sub-national authorities (i.e. regions, counties, provinces, municipalities and cities) with a direct voice within the EU's institutional framework.

Established in 1994, the CoR was set up to address two main issues. First, about three quarters of EU legislation is implemented at local or regional level, so local and regional representatives needed to have a say in the development of new EU laws. Second, there were concerns about a widening gap between the public and the process of European integration; involving the elected level of government closest to the citizens was one way of closing the gap

 

Duty station: Brussels, Belgium

 

Deadline:

-from 16 February to 15 July (spring session)

-from 16 September to 15 February (autumn session)

 

Description: Each trainee is assigned to a specific department of the CoR. The nature of the work depends largely on the unit. Some units are more politically oriented, others are more administrative. In general, the type of work assigned is equivalent to that performed by junior executive-grade officials (AD5).

The aim of the traineeship within the CoR is:

-to provide a unique, first-hand experience of the workings of the CoR in particular, and of the EU institutions in general

-to acquire practical experience and knowledge of the day-to-day work of the Committee's departments

-to work in a multicultural and multilingual environment

-to put into practice knowledge acquired during studies, particularly in your areas of competence

 

Requirements: To apply for a traineeship at the CoR, a number of basic requirements must be fulfilled.

Applicants must:

-be a national of one of the Member States of the European Union or of a State which is an official candidate for accession;

-have completed at least the first cycle of a higher education course and obtained a full degree by the closing date for applications

-have a thorough knowledge of one of the official languages of the European Union and a satisfactory knowledge of another EU-working language (French or English)

 

Wage: not specified

 

Application process: Applications are exclusively submitted online via an internet application form in English, French or German. Before you start filling in the form, please make sure that you have all the required information.

-There are mandatory and optional fields to complete. It is impossible for you to submit your application unless you complete all the mandatory fields. The other fields are optional, and are intended to help the Traineeships Office to establish a more detailed profile of you.

-Please check that all the information you provide is correct. Also check your form thoroughly before submitting it.

-You can return to your application form and make changes at any time before the submission deadline. After this date, no changes are allowed.

-Once your application is submitted electronically, you will receive an acknowledgement of receipt by e-mail. With this e-mail you will receive a personal access code. This allows you to check your status during the selection process. No correspondence is carried out regarding individual entries and the Traineeships Office does not provide feedback on evaluation or progress of applications.

-Any false statement or omission in the application form, even if unintentional, may lead to rejection of the application or cancellation of a traineeship.

 

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The European Solidarity Corps is the new European Union initiative which creates opportunities for young people to volunteer or work in projects in their own country or abroad that benefit communities and people around Europe.

 

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Organization: The European Solidarity Corps brings together young people to build a more inclusive society, supporting vulnerable people and responding to societal challenges. It offers an inspiring and empowering experience for young people who want to help, learn and develop. European Solidarity Corps participants carry with them ideas, convictions and expectations. The participating organisations have to be mindful of these needs as they are responsible for providing a respectful and trusting hosting environment.

 

Duty station: candidate’s own country or abroad

 

Timeframe: Projects supported by the European Solidarity Corps can last from two to twelve months

 

Deadline: not specified

 

Open to: interested candidate must be legally resident in or have the nationality of one of the European Union Member States, or of the following countries: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

 

Description: The European Solidarity Corps is the new European Union initiative which creates opportunities for young people to volunteer or work in projects that benefit communities and people around Europe. After completing a simple registration process, participants could be selected join a wide range of projects. These projects will be run by organisations which have been checked and authorised to run European Solidarity Corps projects. You can register for the European Solidarity Corps when you are 17 years old, but you cannot start a project until you are over 18. You must also complete the European Solidarity Corps project before you turn 31. Examples of what he/she could be asked to do include:

-Helping rebuild a school or community centre that has been devastated following an earthquake

-Providing support to newly arrived asylum seekers

-Clearing vegetation from forests to help prevent wildfires

-Working with disabled people in a community centre

 

Requirements: interested candidate should be between 17 and 30 years old and be a resident of determined countries

 

Wage:  not specified

 

Application process: online

 

Useful links:  

The European Solidarity Corps

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Assembly of European Regions  is looking for an intern to work at its Strasbourg office

 

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Organization: The Assembly of European Regions was established in 1985, with the aim of enhancing the voice and the position of Europe’s regions. It has achieved great success over this period, with many European countries implementing regional reforms and with a significant improvement in the role of the regions in European decision-making. The Assembly of European Regions (AER) is the largest independent network of regions in wider Europe. Bringing together more than 150 regions from 35 countries and 16 interregional organisations, AER is the political voice of its members and a forum for interregional co-operation. The AER is governed by the following structures: the General Assembly consisting of political representatives of the AER member regions, the Bureau and the Presidium.

 

Duty station: Strasbourg

 

Deadline: not specified

 

Timeframe: 3 months minimum, preferably 6 months

 

Description: The selected candidate will have to deal with some daily organisational work required in the office of the AER Secretary General but also with public policy work.

The main tasks asked will be:

– administrative work (20%)

– background research on policy matters (30%)

– translation and drafting of briefings, news articles (30%)

– help in the liaison with members (20%)

 

Requirements: Candidates should have a general understanding of European policies, an interest in political matters and a strong capacity in organisation with the aptitude to work in a multinational team.

Good IT skills are needed: our team is spread in different locations and we use cloud based applications for most of our work. You will need to be able to very quickly master the different tools.

The AER working language is English. A proficient, ideally mother tongue level of English is required.

 

Wage: The internship is remunerated according to the legal requirements but the student meets his/her travel and living costs.

 

Application process: The job in such an office is wide and quite different everyday, further information to potential interns will be given in a recruiting interview. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

If you are interested, please send CV and a cover letter in English to:

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Additional info: For all internships within AER, a contract must be signed by AER and the student’s home University/School/Institute. Please note that this is compulsory.

 

Useful links:

The Assembly of European Regions (AER)

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Is European Union the your career perspective? here is the opportunity for you! Apply now at European Local Democracy Association and start your career in the EU!

 

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Organization: The European Association for Local Democracy is a non-governmental organization dedicated to the promotion of good European governmental forms and citizen participation at local level. The Association was founded on the initiative of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe in 1999. ALDA focuses on those activities that facilitate and improve cooperation between local authorities and civil society. The fundamental element on which the whole Association is based is to create links and cohesion between local democracies and local governance, all to ensure not only equity but also the protection of human rights and social and economic growth. ALDA works simultaneously on several topics such as European integration, civic initiatives, volunteering, decentralization, human rights and sustainable economic development. ALDA's activities can be divided into three major areas, ALDA Europe, which mainly deals with the European zone and promotes active citizenship in close cooperation with local authorities, ALDA Cooperation, which focuses on both Balkan and Mediterranean Southern Caucasus area, and finally ALDA Plus, which provides assistance, training and consulting on a number of issues including financial development and management

 

Duty Station: location depends on covered position 

 

Open to: Students and Graduates who meet requirements

 

Timeframe: The duration of internship may vary from two to six months depending on the position for which you are applying

 

Deadline: Not specified

 

Job Description: ALDA is looking for a number of interns to be included in its staff at the various locations in the Association, the available positions are as follows:

Project Developer Assistant: The intern will work under the supervision of the Research and Development Department Coordinator, in particular he will deal with Fundraising and Development projects

Project Manager Assistant: The intern will work in the Project Management sector under the direct supervision of the Project Manager in Brussels. In this area, applications for Erasmus students from non-French universities are encouraged

Assistant Project Manager: The intern will work at the HQ in Strasbourg under the leadership of the Head of the Development Program and the Coordinator for the Mediterranean Area, an essential requirement is knowledge of the French language

Project Manager Assistant: The trainee will work closely with the ALDA Head Office in the Republic of Macedonia and will particularly assist with communication with the offices

Assistant to the Secretary General: The intern will arrange events and meetings, plan operators' missions, write and translate documents

Communications support: The intern will work on drafting and translating texts and documents, updating databases, supporting Fundraising activities, and submitting ALDA during conferences and meetings

Project Assistant: The intern will prepare and write necessary documents and texts, take care of relations with the various partners and take part in project coordination

 

Requirements: All candidates interested in the different positions of the stage must have the following requirements:

- Being students or graduates in Political Science, Law, Sociology or having a background of knowledge in related subjects

- Excellent knowledge of both spoken and spoken English

- Excellent knowledge of another EU language of choice between French, Spanish, German and Dutch

- Knowledge of the Arabic or Russian language is considered a plus

- Excellent skills in the use of pc

- Excellent knowledge of social media

- Excellent knowledge of communication tools

- Excellent ability to work in a team

 

Wage: Not specified

 

Application Process: All interested candidates will have to send their CV in English updated and a motivational letter to the email (see Useful Contacts)

 

Link Utili:

ALDA Official Website

Internship opportunities

Mail for applications

 

Contatti Utili:

Office in Strasbourg

Council of Europe 1, avenue de l'Europe

F-67075 Strasbourg - France

Phone: +33 3 90 21 45 93

Fax: +33 3 90 21 55 17

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Office in Brussels

Rue Belliard 20 Bruxelles 1040 Belgium

Phone: +32 (0)2 430 24 08

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Office in Vicenza

Viale Milano 66 - 36100 Vicenza - Italy

Phone: +39 04 44 54 01 46

Fax: +39 04 44 23 10 43

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Office in Skopje

Bld. Partizanski odredi 43B/1-5

1000 Skopje, Macedonia

Phone: +389 (0) 2 6091 060

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Office in Subotica

Trg Cara Jovana Nenada 15

SRB-24000 Subotica - Serbia

Phone: +381 24 554 587

Fax: +381 24 554 587

 

 

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Are you young student or a recent graduate? Then you could consider putting yourself forward as an EU student ambassador, applying for a traineeship, or becoming a permanent official with the EU

 

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Organization: EPSO is an inter-institutional office responsible for selecting staff to work for all Institutions and Agencies of the European Union including the European Parliament, the Council, the European Commission, the Court of Justice, the Court of Auditors, the European External Action Service, the Economic and Social Committee, the Committee of the Regions, the European Data Protection Supervisor and the European Ombudsman. Each Institution recruits staff from among the pool of successful candidates provided by EPSO. Since it became operational in January 2003, EPSO has developed into a state-of-the-art, ever evolving selection hub for the EU institutions. To ensure that the EU institutions recruit the best candidates to work on the demanding challenges that Europe faces, EPSO keeps a constant eye on trends in the employment market, broadens its social networks and maintains regular contacts with international organisations such as the UN and the African Union to share best practice. EPSO is at the forefront of candidate testing methods. In recent years, testing has moved away from knowledge-based exams to everyday work simulations that assess candidates' general competencies. These assessments are increasingly interactive and are always being refined. Notable recent innovations have been the introduction of a computer-based email test called e-tray and video remote interviews.

 

Depending on what stage you have reached with your studies you can become EU Career Student Ambassador or a Trainee

 

1. EU Career Student Ambassador

 

Duty station: different universities

 

Deadline: not specified

 

Role Description

-Acting as a point of contact for students interested in EU Careers

-Researching target groups and contacting university media

-Setting up mailing lists and distributing information on EU Careers through the appropriate channels

-Giving presentations, attending university careers events and finding interesting speakers

-Completing monthly tasks and regularly reporting back on your activities

-Managing and regularly monitoring a dedicated Facebook page / online presence

 

The EU Careers Ambassadors scheme involves finding innovative ways of promoting the great opportunities including:

-attending careers fairs, or giving presentations to your fellow students

-developing university networks and providing information

-maintaining an active online and social media presence

-answering questions and queries about EU Careers

 

Requirements:

-Excellent communication skills

-Networking skills

-Willingness to share and learn

-Ability to adapt

-Good organisational skills

-Ability to deliver quality and results

-Innovative and creative approach

-Resilience

Minimum Requirements:

-Commit at least two hours per week to your Ambassador role;

-Arrange or participate in a minimum of one EU Careers event or presentation;

-Communicate on a regular basis with your EU Careers coordinator;

-Participate in all training offered (online);

-Keep a log of your activities and report back regularly.

 

Eligibility:

You must be:

-Available to take part in our compulsory training course in September 2017

-Enrolled and present at the university for the duration of the Ambassador's post (September 2017 - September 2018)

-An EU citizen

-Fluent in one of the languages of the country in which you are studying

  

Application process: The selection process for the 2017/18 project is now ongoing.

You can find the list of universities where EU Careers Ambassadors will be hosted here.

 

Contact:

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2.Traineeship

 

The European Commission traineeship programme is open to university graduates, from all over the world. Traineeships are available in a wide range of fields and offer a great insight into the work of the EU. The content of the job largely depends on the service to which you are assigned. Opportunities are available in the fields of competition law, human resources, environmental policy, communication and many more. Most traineeships last around 5 months, but this can vary, depending on which institution/ agency for which you work.

 

Duty station: Like the majority of EU jobs, most traineeships are based in Brussels or Luxembourg

 

Deadline: not specified

 

Description: Trainees are given the same sort of tasks as newly-recruited graduates. In practice, that can mean organising working groups and meetings, compiling information and documentation, preparing reports and answering queries, as well as participating in unit meetings and other events. There will also be tasks more specific to the particular department – lawyers in the Commission will be doing quite different things to economists at the Court of Auditors or generalists in the Parliament.

 

Open to: Graduates of any discipline can apply as long as their degree has already been awarded (a transcript can normally be provided if the certificate has not yet been awarded).  Unlike permanent positions, EU citizenship is not mandatory (a small number of places are reserved for non-EU citizens), but generally knowledge of two EU languages will be required. Work experience and postgraduate education is a plus, but not usually a necessity.

 

Wage: The majority of traineeships get a monthly grant, of around 1,100€/month and their travel expenses reimbursed.

 

 

Application process: Selection procedures for traineeships are run by the individual EU institutions and agencies. Check Quick Guide to EU Traineeships for more information. Applications are usually online, but paper copies of the application form are sometimes required. In general, applications are accepted about four to nine months before the beginning of the traineeship and applications should be submitted in good time.

 

Useful link: EPSO

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Interesting traineeship in The European Medicines Agency. You can have the possibility to do a unique experience in London, the world of medicine is waiting for you!

 

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Organization: The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is a decentralised agency of the European Union (EU), located in London since 1995. The Agency is responsible for the scientific evaluation, supervision and safety monitoring of medicines developed by pharmaceutical companies for use in the EU. EMA protects public and animal health in 28 EU Member States, as well as the countries of the European Economic Area, by ensuring that all medicines available on the EU market are safe, effective and of high quality. EMA serves a market of over 500 million people living in the EU

 

Duty Station: London

 

Open to: Students with all the qualifications

 

Timeframe: Traineeships last for a maximum of twelve months (two consecutive six-month contracts)

 

Deadline: Open. There are two possible traineeship intakes per year, starting on 1 October and 1 April

 

Job description: The European Medicines Agency operates a trainee programme. The programme gives trainees an understanding of the Agency and its role within the activities of the European Union (EU) and provides professional experience in a working environment

 

Qualifications: The trainee programme is aimed at university graduates at the beginning of their professional careers. Applicants need to have:

- European Union (EU) or European Economic Area nationality

- An university degree (minimum Bachelor level) by 1 August for the October intake and by 1 March for the April intake

- A good command of English and knowledge of a second official EU language

 Successful candidates will typically have a background relating to the activities of the Agency, such as pharmacy, medicine, life sciences, healthcare, chemistry, information technology, law (with an interest in pharmaceutical regulatory affairs), human resources, finance, communications, public relations, or library and information science

 

Wage/fees: The Agency pays a maintenance grant of £1,550 per month to trainees. It also pays a travel allowance to compensate for relocation to the United Kingdom and other costs at the start and end of the traineeship

 

Application process: The next application process will be for the October 2017 traineeship intake. We recommend that interested candidates regularly check the website for updates

 

Useful links:

Open call

EMEA

 

Contact information:

Tel. +44 (0)20 3660 6000  

Fax +44 (0)20 3660 5555

 

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