ECSEL JU Traineeship – 2018

The trainees will have an opportunity to:

  • Work in a multicultural and multilingual environment, contributing to the development of mutual understanding, trust and tolerance.
  • Put into practice knowledge acquired during their studies, particularly in their specific areas of competence.
  • Experience professional life and its constraints, duties and opportunities.
  • Acquire practical experience and knowledge of the day-to-day work of an EU organisation in an international environment.


  • Possession of a university degree at the time of applying. Candidates must provide copies of the diplomas or other relevant certificates.
  • An excellent command of oral and written English and one or more other official Union languages.
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft tools.
  • Good communication skills (writing and oral) and capacity to respond in time to urgent situations.


The ECSEL JU pays a monthly grant of EUR 1,159.44 net per month and may pay a travel allowance to compensate the expenses incurred at the beginning and at the end of the traineeship from the place of residence, which is normally the address provided for correspondence. It is recommended to read carefully the detailed rules applicable.
Grants awarded to trainees are not subject to the special tax regulations applying to officials and other servants of the European Union. Trainees are solely responsible for the payment of any taxes due on the grant they receive from the ECSEL JU by virtue of the laws in force in the State concerned.
The ECSEL JU does not cover sickness nor accident insurance and trainees must take out such insurance prior to the start of their traineeship at the ECSEL JU.

For more details, please consult the ECSEL JU website:

How to apply:
The placements are for a period of maximum 6 months.
Interested candidates should send a motivation letter in English together with their CV in EU format and a copy of their university degree by e-mail to at the latest by 23 February 2018 at 12.00.

Read more and apply here.


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