Twice a year:
- Traineeships beginning in October: applications open in January of the same year.
- Traineeships beginning in March: applications open July-August of the previous year.
Your application is evaluated
by two independent evaluators.
Quotas by nationality are applied for EU candidates to ensure a spread of nationalities.
A weighting system is applied to determine the number of preselected applicants for a given EU nationality.
Population size and number of applications from a given country are taken into account, with safeguards to ensure that smaller countries are adequately represented. Third countries are grouped together in a single quota.
National thresholds vary for each session, based on number and quality of applications.
You have submitted all requested documents and received confirmation of a successful upload.
The eligibility of your file will be checked against information provided in your application.
VIRTUAL BLUE BOOK
Around 3,000 pre-selected candidates get into the Blue Book data base.
There are 3 times more candidates than places available.
Interviews may be conducted by phone at the initiative of the recruiting entity.
Candidates may contact DG's using the email address(es) listed in the notification message.
you will receive an official placement offer from the Traineeships Office, which you can accept or refuse.
Any unofficial communication between applicants and DGs/Agencies/Bodies does not constitute an offer.
YES = Traineeship
NO = No traineeship for this session
Candidates can submit a new application for the next session(s).