Digital Opportunity trainees will get a work-based training in fields like cybersecurity, big data, quantum technology and machine learning, or digital marketing in another EU country. For students, these temporary work placements are a unique chance to develop their skills opening many exciting career options. At the same time, the initiative brings sustainable benefits to businesses attracting more students to careers in ICT-related professions.
The first traineeships will start in June 2018 and interns will receive an allowance of around 500 EUR per month, for an average of five months.
How do students apply?
Students apply through their university, according to the timing and procedures established by the university for Erasmus+ traineeships. The Digital Opportunity traineeship offers are posted on ErasmusIntern and Drop'pin. The pilot project is open to all Erasmus+ Programme Countries and to the Horizon 2020 Associated Countries and it is inanced by Horizon 2020 and implemented through Erasmus+.
How do companies get involved?
Both large, small and medium sized companies and organisations are welcome to offer traineeships in digital skills by publishing their offers on ErasmusIntern and Drop'pin, or advertising them through direct contacts with universities career offices.
Find out more
Have a look in these materials to learn more about the Digital Opportunity Traineeships initiative:
Background (EN, ES, DE, FR, IT, NL)
Factsheet (EN, ES, DE, FR, IT, NL)
Q&A for students (EN, ES, DE, FR, IT, NL)
Q&A for companies (EN, ES, DE, FR, IT, NL)