Did you study political science, international relations, security studies, international law or other relevant discipline? The European Union Institute for Security Studies is looking for an Associate Analyst in its office in Brussels! Apply now!


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Organization: The European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) is the Union’s agency dealing with the analysis of foreign, security and defence policy issues. The Institute was set up in January 2002 as an autonomous agency under the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) to foster a common security culture for the EU, support the elaboration and projection of its foreign policy, and enrich the strategic debate inside and outside Europe. Based in Paris, with a Liaison Office in Brussels, the EUISS is now an integral part of the new structures that underpin the further development of the CFSP/CSDP.
The Institute’s core mission is to provide analyses and fora for discussion that can be of use and relevance to the formulation of EU policy. In carrying out that mission, it also acts as an interface between European experts and decision-makers at all levels.
The Institute is funded by the EU member states according to a GNI-based formula. It is governed by a Board, chaired by the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy (HR/VP), which lays down its budgetary and administrative rules and approves its work programme. The Institute team's events are intended to enhance the Union’s analytical capacity and facilitate the shaping of common approaches. They bring together EU officials, national experts, academics, decision-makers, media and civil society representatives from the EU member states, as well as the rest of the world.


Duty Station:  Brussels


Open To: Candidates with a master’s degree in political science, international relations, security studies, international law or other relevant discipline


Timeframe: Two years from April 2018


Deadline: 28 Febbraio 2018


Job description: The EUISS seeks to hire an Associate Analyst who will join a highly qualified and motivated team engaged in the implementation of the EU-funded project ‘EU Cyber Direct’. The successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to participate in research, policy support, and outreach activities undertaken in the framework of the project. The aim of the project is to promote EU engagement with strategic partners (Brazil, China, India, Japan, South Korea, and the United States) in the field of cyber diplomacy and cyber resilience, in particular through the promotion of the application of existing international law to cyberspace, norms of responsible state behaviour, and confidence-building measures.
The job may involve travel outside of the place of employment. The main responsibilities are:
- Support to research and policy analysis, in particular with regard to the identification and assessment of stakeholders and their positions on relevant issues (i.e. international law, norms and CBMs)
- Policy analysis of key issues and opportunities for EU engagement with strategic partners and development of different analytical tools to prepare the EU’s international engagement, including legal analyses, case studies and lessons learned as a basis for further dialogue and consensus-building
- Support to outreach activities, including dealing with logistical aspects of an event such as preparation and management of the events budget, preparation and diffusion of the programme, managing the event registration process, travel and accommodation arrangements for speakers and participants, as required



- Be a national of a member state of the European Union who enjoys full rights as a citizen attested by a recent extract from judicial records and/or certificate of good conduct
- Have fulfilled any obligations imposed by national law on military service
- Be physically fit to perform the required duties
- A minimum of a master’s degree in political science, international relations, security studies, international law or other relevant discipline
- At least one year’s experience of working for a research institute, think tank, governmental or non-governmental organisation or similar in cyber-related research and/or policy support projects
- Excellent understanding of global debates related to stability in cyberspace, in particular concerning the application of existing international law to cyberspace, norms of state behaviour and confidence-building measures
- A sound knowledge of EU institutions and of the EU’s cyber-related policies, in particular familiarity with the work of the EEAS and the broader European foreign policy and external action machinery
- Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (full proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Excellent communication, interpersonal and diplomatic skills and an ability to operate in a multi-national setting
- Excellent organisational skills, ability to prioritise and multitask
- Sense of initiative
- Experience with track 1.5/2.0 processes is desired
- Knowledge of the domestic and foreign policy of China and/or India is desired
- A proven record of collaboration with EU institutions and bodies
- Excellent English writing and speaking skills; good command of another official EU language.


Wage:  A monthly salary of €3,500 a month, subject to national taxes and social insurance


Application process: All interested candidates must complete the online application form (see useful links) and attach:
- A detailed CV (with a clear indication of educational attainment and professional experience)
- A list of relevant publications and research projects, if applicable

- A cover letter addressed to the Director, outlining the reasons for the candidate’s interest in the position and the applicant’s main strengths and experience with cyber-related projects
- The names of two referees, including their institutional affiliations and contact information


Useful links:

Application Form




Contact information:

Justus Lipsius Building, 175

rue de la Loi, 00-FG-14,

1048, Brussels, Belgium

Tel: +32 (0)2 231 0128

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MOOCs - Massive Open Online Courses - are free online courses taught by university professors that allow students to get informed through videos and quizzes on current topics. Most courses are in English.

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Organization: These courses are currently offered by the European Committee of the Regions (CoR),  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. Within the European Union local and regional authorities have lobbied for an increased say in EU affairs. This resulted in the creation by the Maastricht Treaty of the European Committee of the Regions, and provision for member states to be represented in the Council of the EU by ministers from their regional governments.

When: The period of the courses runs from the 15/01/2018 till 14/01/2019 (You can also take part only to the courses and lessons chosen)


Where: online here


Opportunity Description: The CoR is the first EU body that developed and delivered two MOOCs on "Europe's regions, the EU institutions and policy-making" (2015) and "The EU budget and funding for regions and cities" (2016), which reached more than 15,000 participants worldwide. Building on this successful experience, the CoR is launching a third MOOC focusing on "How to make the most of EU resources for regions and cities". The MOOC will provide relevant information on present and future EU policies and programmes, as well as practical tools and examples of available funding opportunities at regional and local level.

The course will be available on Iversity, an online learning platform, and will include videos, factsheets, infographics and web-streamed live debates with Q&A from the course participants. Moreover, course followers will be able to interact via their learning journals in the course platform. During the first six weeks of the course (15 January-23 February 2018), followers will focus on one specific theme per week and will evaluate their learning progress via assignments and a weekly quiz. Studying time will be about 1.5 hours per week. The course material will remain online for one year, so that after the first six weeks learners can work through the course material in their own pace. The course is co-created with several Directorates-General of the European Commission – Regional and Urban Policy; Budget; Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion; Agriculture and Rural development; Eurostat – as well as the European Investment Bank, Interreg Europe and URBACT. The course is free of charge, open to anyone interested in EU and regional and local affairs, and accessible on all devices.

Qualifications: This course is for everybody interested in the EU and its regional and local affairs, particularly for officials of regional and local administrations involved in EU affairs. It also targets students, teachers, local journalists and citizens in general. The only requirement is to have a good knowledge of English and of the European Union


Application process: It is possible to register here

Fees: free



Organizer: European Committee of the Regions

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Useful Links:

Link to the offer

European Committee of the Regions Homepage

Edited by Chiara Dello Russo

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Are you a EU/EEA/EFTA citizen? Have you completed your first cycle of university education? Don’t miss this great opportunity to work for an important European Agency such as the EIT: apply now!


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Organization/Company: The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is a unique EU initiative that boosts innovation and entrepreneurship across Europe with one simple idea: through diversity, there is strength. It supports the development of dynamic pan-European partnerships between leading universities, research labs and companies. Together, they develop innovative products and services, start new companies, and train a new generation of entrepreneurs. They bring ideas to market, turn students into entrepreneurs and, most importantly, they innovate. These partnerships are known as EIT Innovation Communities.

The EIT’s support helps innovators and entrepreneurs across Europe to turn their ideas into products and services for the market. This is crucial to fulfilling the mission of the EIT: delivering the jobs and sustainable economic growth opportunities that Europe is seeking.The EIT is playing a vital role in helping to increase economic growth and create jobs.

The EIT is an integral part of Horizon 2020, the EU’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. Horizon 2020 is a key pillar of the Innovation Union – a Europe 2020 flagship initiative that aims to enhance Europe’s global competitiveness.


Duty Station: Budapest


Open To: Everyone who meets the requirements


Timeframe: Not specified


Deadline: Open


Job description: Traineeships at the EIT are addressed mainly to young university graduates, without excluding those who - in the framework of lifelong learning - have recently obtained a university diploma and are at the beginning of a new professional career.

The aim of traineeships at the EIT is to:

- Provide trainees an understanding of the objectives and activities of the EIT

- Enable trainees to acquire practical experience and knowledge of the day-to-day work at the EIT Headquarters

- Promote European integration through active participation to create awareness of true European citizenship

- Enable trainees to put into practice knowledge acquired during their studies, and in particular in their specific areas of competence

The EIT through its traineeship scheme benefits from the input of young enthusiastic graduates who can give a fresh point of view and up-to-date academic knowledge, which will enhance the everyday work of the EIT; and creates a pool of young people with first-hand experience of and trained in EIT procedures, who will be better prepared to collaborate and cooperate with the EIT in the future; specifically as professionals of knowledge and innovation communities and, in a manner, as ambassadors for European ideas and values both within and outside the European Union.



- Candidates must have completed, by the closing date for applications, the first cycle of university education and obtained a full degree or its equivalent

- Candidates from EU Member States must have very good knowledge of English and another EU official language

- Candidates from EEA/EFTA Member States, candidate countries and from the USA, Japan, South Korea and the BRICS countries must have very good knowledge of English, the working language of the EIT

- Applicants are required to have a general behaviour compatible with the security requirements of the EIT and to be physically fit to perform the tasks


Wage: Expected, not mentioned the amount


Application process: To apply, simply go to the EIT website (see Useful links), create an account and submit your application.


Useful information: The EIT wishes to offer to as many people as possible the opportunity of in-service training. Therefore, traineeships are only open to candidates who have not:

- Benefited yet or benefit from any kind of traineeship (formal or informal, paid or unpaid) within a European Institution or body

- Had or have any kind of employment within a European Institution or body, delegation or representation office, including anyone who is or has been an assistant to a Member of the European Parliament, an intra-muros consultant or researcher, a temporary staff member, a contract staff member, an auxiliary staff member or an interim staff member of any EU Institution, body, delegation or representative office

- Had or have any paid traineeship, employment or other contractual relationship with the existing Knowledge and Innovation Communities (i.e. the legal entity and partners of EIT ICTLabs, InnoEnergy, Climate KIC)


Useful links:

Link to the offer

EIT Careers

EIT website


Contact information:

EIT Headquarters: Infopark - Building E

1 Neumann Janos utca 1117

Budapest, Hungary

Main Switchboard: +36 14 819 300


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AER is looking for an intern to work in the Secretary General’s office and enhance your knowledge


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Organization: On 15 June 1985, at Louvain-la-Neuve, 47 Regions and 9 interregional organisations founded the Council of the Regions of Europe (CRE), which would later become the Assembly of European Regions in November 1987 at the second General meeting of the Regions of Europe in Brussels. In the year 1985 AER launched its first programme, Eurodyssey, designed to promote and encourage youth mobility. The creation of the Committee of the Regions (CoR) in 1994 and the Chamber of the Regions in the framework of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of Europe (CLRAE) in 1994, exemplified a victory for AER in advocating for the regions in Europe. In 1995, AER launched a campaign to promote regionalism in Europe. As a result, 300 AER members adopted in 1996 the Declaration on Regionalism in Europe immediately initializing a reference document for new and developing regions. Now the Assembly of European Regions (AER) is the largest independent network of regions in wider Europe. Bringing together more than 200 regions from 35 countries and 16 interregional organizations, AER is the political voice of its members and a forum for interregional co-operation. The present President is Magnus Berntsson from Västra Götaland (Sweden).


Duty station: Strasbourg, France


Deadline: February 20


Duration:  3 to 6 months


Target group: Students who meet the requirements


Description:  As part of the AER team you will deal with some daily organizational work required in the office of the AER Secretary General but also with public policy work. The main tasks asked will be:

– background research on policy matters

– translation and drafting of briefings, news articles

– help in the liaison with members

– help in the animation of 2 AER programmes : the Youth Regional Network and the Summer Academy


Requirements:  The ideal candidate will have a general understanding of European policies, an interest in political matters and a strong capacity in organization with the aptitude to work in a multinational team. The AER working language is English. A proficient, ideally mother tongue level of English is required. Mastering another European language would be an asset especially Spanish or German


Wage: remunerated


Application process: please send an email to Johanna Pacevicius at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in which you intro­duce your­self, together with your CV in English and a short motivation letter


Useful information: For all internships within the AER, a contract must be signed by the AER and the student’s home University/School/Institute. Please note that this is compulsory. The internship is remunerated according to the legal requirements but the student meets his/her travel and living costs


Useful links:


AER Homepage


Edited by Roberta Libro

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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



Contact information:

Tel. +44 (0)20 3660 6000  

Fax +44 (0)20 3660 5555


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