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“Blue Book” traineeship programme

Trainees' testimonials

Reflections and opinions shared by former trainees on their traineeship experience.


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  • Trainee
At the end of my Traineeship I can finally confirm that this was a truly unique experience. [...]
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  • Trainee
Despite the pandemic, I am very grateful to say that my experience as a Blue Book trainee was truly rewarding one. [...]
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  • Trainee
My time at the JRC has been eye-opening, to say the least. It has deepened my understanding of [...]
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  • Trainee
Having started in the Secretariat General in March 2022, right at the start of the Russian aggression in Ukraine, [...]
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  • Trainee
The Blue Book Traineeship is definitely the experience to be done! It is good for those who [...]
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  • Trainee
In the ERCC analytical team, I was surrounded with very supportive colleagues, allowing me to learn [...]
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  • Trainee
This is a perfect programme for various individuals to expand their horizons and gain excellent experience [...]
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  • Trainee
I travelled from Réunion Island to live the incredible experience of the Bluebook traineeship. [...]
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  • Trainee
My traineeship at the Frontex Situation Centre offered more than just technical skills and knowledge. [...]
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  • Trainee
This traineeship provided me with direct knowledge of the inner workings of EU institutions [...]
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  • Trainee
Being a Bluebook trainee in Luxembourg and president of the Trainee's Committee has been a very rewarding [...]
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  • Trainee
The Blue Book Traineeship is not just about the work. The tasks and daily work are interesting, but the BBT is also [...]
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  • Trainee
My traineeship at DG ENER was extremely interesting and eyes opening on the way new EU energy policies [...]