January 29, 2016 12 noon Brussels time
Internship Stipend: A monthly grant of € 1,120
Traineeship works and activities
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The traineeship programme is open to university graduates from all over the world who have a:
Candidates who have previously done more than 6 weeks (or a period of 42 calendar days) of in-service training or work (paid or unpaid) for any of the European institutions, bodies or agencies, in EU-delegations or for Members of Parliament (MEPs) are not eligible to apply for European Commission Traineeship 2016
The Application process begins from January 4, 2016, and ends on January 29, 2016. Few general instructions for the applicants before filling in the European Commission Application Form 2016 are as follows:
If the applicant applies for translation traineeships (in the Translation Directorate General) he/she must be able to translate into their main language normally their native language from 2 other official EU languages:
How to Apply
There are basically two steps to apply for the European Commission Traineeship 2016. They are discussed below:
Step 1 Registration: In order to apply for European Commission Traineeship 2016, applicants must register themselves with an id and password to proceed further.
Step 2 Filling and Submitting: After the registration process, the applicant needs to fill in all the necessary information in the Application form. They will also have the option to preview the entire application before the final submission. Once the form is rechecked and submitted no further changes can be done. Then the applicant will receive a receipt confirmation along with a candidate number.
Every single application is assessed on the basis of academic profile, language skills and additional qualities. A ranking is then established and the 2,800 candidates with the highest scores are shortlisted.
The applications which do not comply with the formal requirements are rejected.
The Commission units select candidates according to their specific needs and criteria such as languages, studies, experience, etc. Some 650 trainees are recruited for each session.
It is to be noted that the European Commission does not require everyone to submit any documents. Only pre-identified candidates for the Virtual Blue Book will be invited to provide supporting documents in electronic version, such as:
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