We offer two five-month periods of in-service training ('stages') for people who have recently obtained a university diploma and who wish to acquire an understanding of our work and gain work experience in one of the Commission's departments. The programme has been running for 45 years and more than 30,000 people have benefited from this five-month taste of life at the Commission among them many European civil servants are ex-stagiaires and even some European Commissioners!
Traineeships run for 5 months and usually start on1st March and 1st October. For conditions and deadlines for submitting applications please consult the Traineeship web site.
There are two types of traineeships:
More information on the selection procedure, working conditions, financial grants and other benefits is available on the Commission's traineeships websites.