I really appreciated that as a trainee in DGT, I was treated just like the other in-house translators.
I wasn't treated like a stereotypical intern; I was expected to get stuck in and translate a wide range of EU documents. I received feedback on all of my translations from experienced EU linguists, which really helped me improve my translation skills very quickly.
I was also able to take part in various training sessions, where I was able to learn about a diverse range of EU policies and initiatives.
I also met some amazing people and created a large network of other aspiring translators thanks to the other trainees in DGT.