Blue Book Traineeship Programme

Trainees work all over the European Commission, its services and agencies, mostly in Brussels, but also in Luxembourg and elsewhere across the European Union.

The nature of your work will depend on the service you are assigned to.

You may, for example, work in the field of competition law, human resources, environmental policy, etc.

What does a trainee's daily work consist of?

  • Attending and organising meetings, working groups, and public hearings
  • Researching, drafting end editing documentation – including reports and consultations
  • Answering citizens’ inquiries
  • Supporting the management of projects

What do we expect from you?

  • An open-minded approach to European issues
  • An interest in learning about the Commission’s working methods
  • Willingness to work in a multicultural environment
  • To contribute to the Commission’s daily work from a fresh perspective
  • A proactive attitude

Who can apply?

Subject to eligibility criteria, the traineeship is open to all EU citizens, regardless of age. A limited number of places are also allocated to non EU nationals.
Read eligibility criteria and how to apply on the below link.
Registration is open for the March 2022 session

You can apply from 2 August 2021 at 12:00 midday Central European Summer Time (CEST) until 31 August 2021 at 12:00 midday

Information and image source:
European Commission
see link below
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Further Information: External Link