The European Court of Auditors (ECA), based in Luxembourg, audits the European Union’s finances. The ECA offers both paid and unpaid traineeships lasting from three to five months. Those interested can now apply for traineeships starting in September. For traineeships that begin on:
- 1 September 2018, applications may be submitted from 1 April–31 May 2018
- 1 February 2019, applications may be submitted from 1 September–31 October 2018
- 1 May 2019, applications may be submitted from 1 December 2018-31 January 2019.
Further details and eligibility criteria are available here.
Twice a year, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) offers traineeships for a period of five months to university graduates who are nationals of EU Member States, as well as to a number of university graduates from non-EU countries. (long-term traineeship).
In addition, the EESC can offer short, unpaid traineeships from one to three months to university graduates or university students who are required to complete their degree by undertaking a period of in-service training (short-term traineeship).
Further information is available here. The various traineeship options are also explained in the video below.
The next application deadline is 31 March 2018.