Apply for a traineeship at Fusion for Energy, EU institution in Barcelona (Spain), Cadarache (France), Garching (Germany)

Fusion for Energy (F4E) is the European Union’s Joint Undertaking for ITER and the Development of Fusion Energy.


F4E is responsible for providing Europe’s contribution to ITER, the world’s largest scientific partnership that aims to demonstrate fusion as a viable and sustainable source of energy. ITER brings together seven parties that represent half of the world’s population – the EU, Russia, Japan, China, India, South Korea and the United States.


F4E´s traineeships programme aims to promote awareness, knowledge and understanding of F4E’s role in the ITER project and within the European context, as well as to provide training to university graduates – in the field of nuclear engineering, physics, administration and communication.

The traineeship is paid and lasts from four to nine months with F4E in any of the three sites: Barcelona (Spain), Cadarache (France), or Garching (Germany), with an intake in October .

If you are selected, you have the opportunity to get hands-on experience in an exciting international and multicultural environment. This can be an important enrichment for your future career.

What does the traineeship offer?

  • A chance to put academic theory into practice
  • Practical experience – to play a part in F4E´s day-to-day business
  • An opportunity to contribute to F4E’s mission.
  • A monthly allowance of around 1 000 EUR and reimbursement of travel expenses
  • Two days of holidays per month

Who can apply?

The traineeship programme is open to university graduates who are nationals of one of the Member States of the European Union or Switzerland and who have a:

  • University degree of at least 3 years of study (minimum a bachelor’s degree);
  • Very good knowledge of English, the main working language of F4E.

Position offered in the following domains:

Human Resources

Legal Services

Process and Organisational Improvement – POI

Communications and Stakeholder Relations

Knowledge Management – Contracts & Procurement


Internal Audit

Analyses & Codes


Instrumentation and Control


Neutral Beam

Remote Handling Systems

Project Performance Management

Deadline: 26 April 2017

Read more and apply here.


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