The aims of the official internship scheme with Europol are:
• To provide interns with a unique and first hand experience of the workings of Europol in particular and of the European Union institutions in general. It aims to provide an understanding of the objectives and goals of the Europol processes and policies.
• To enable interns to acquire practical experience and knowledge of the day-to-day work of Europol departments and services. To provide the opportunity to work in a multi-cultural, multi-linguistic and multi-ethnic environment contributing to the development of mutual understanding, trust and tolerance. To promote European integration within the spirit of new governance and through active participation to create awareness of true European citizenship.
• To provide the opportunity to interns to put into practice knowledge acquired during their studies and training and in particular their specific areas of competence. To introduce these interns to the professional world and the constraints, duties and opportunities therein.
Interns meeting the eligibility criteria are awarded a monthly maintenance grant of 750 EUR per month during the period of internship.
The successful applicant will join the Internship Project for a period of 3 months (40 hours a week), which may be extended by Europol once for another period of 3 months.
The internship will take place at Europol premises in The Hague, The Netherlands.
Deadline for application: 25 March 2014
Starting date of the internship project: 2 May 2014