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Employer European Parliament
Job Title Traineeships/Internships/Stage/Stagiaire Programmes In The European Parliament

General Notice: Timeframes for Traineeships in the European Parliament (Various Deadlines) (GMT=CET=1hr). Traineeships include:

•University graduates - General Option (Schuman Scholarships)
•Journalism Option (Schuman Scholarships)
•Graduates with disabilities and
•Linguists (Luxembourg) [students with knowledge of at least three EU official languages]

Training Placements (generally between 1-4 months)
(a) Leaving Certificate or equivalent Higher Technical Certificate to the level required for entry to University (must be 18 by the first day of placement).
(b) Undergraduate - Non-compulsory training placements
Dates & deadlines non-compulsory training placements:
•Apply 1 August-1 October: Start 1 January
•Apply 1 December-1 February: Start 1 May
•Apply 1 April-1 June: Start 1 September
(c) Compulsory training placements (as part of your course - undergraduate university or equivalent standard,
•in high-level vocational training organised by a non-profit-making body (notably public institutes or bodies),
•as a prerequisite for access to a profession, (requires supporting documentation from professional body).
Dates & Deadlines:
•Apply 1 January-30 April: Start 1 October
•Apply 1 May-31 August: Start 1 February
•Apply 1 September-31 December: Start 1 June

Please refer to Information about Traineeship & Timetable for Applications - Some Planned Dates and Traineeships by category

Traineeships Opportunities with Political Groups in the EP (these are advertised on the political groups own websites):
The EP is has 751 MEPs - *seven political groups + independents The groups run traineeship programmes, often paid & present excellent experience of political work in Brussels Strasbourg. Native English speakers are in demand. Apply to a relevant group. Further details - EP Ireland Information Office’s excellent careers webpage:,
• European People's Party (Christian Democrats)
• Progressive Alliance of Socialists & Democrats in the European Parliament - Jobs
• Progressive Alliance of Socialists& Democrats in the European Parliament - Traineeships
• Alliance of Liberals Democrats for Europe
• European Conservatives & Reformists Group
• Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left
• Greens/European Free Alliance
• Europe of Freedom & Direct Democracy Group
List of MEPs - Select by Country etc.

Parliamentary Assistant
Contact the MEP direct, as each Member employs his/her own assistant(s). MEPs may also offer traineeships.
List of MEPs by country

EP Recruitment Page:

Location Brussels Or Luxembourg Or Strasbourg (Depending On The Traineeship)
Date Added 20 days ago
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