The aims of the official in-service training with the Commission of the European Union are: to provide young university graduates with a unique, first-hand experience of the workings of the European Commission in particular, and of the EU institutions in general.
The training also aims to provide an understanding of the objectives and goals of the EU integration processes and policies; to give trainees an opportunity to acquire practical experience and knowledge of the day-to-day work of the Commission Departments and Services.
They will have an opportunity to work in a multicultural, multilingual and multiethnic environment, contributing to the development of mutual understanding, trust and tolerance.
European integration will be promoted within the spirit of new governance and through active participation – creating an awareness of true European citizenship; to give young university graduates the opportunity to put into practice knowledge acquired during their studies, particularly in their specific areas of competence
To introduce these graduates to the professional world and its constraints, duties and opportunities.
Tasks of the trainee during the in-service training period
To contribute to the work of the unit/service by applying his/her specific skills linked to his/her educational and university background.
To acquire specialised knowledge and practical experience of EU policies and the mission, rules, procedures and activities of the Commission, especially within the field of the DG/Service assigned.
To participate in meetings at different levels and assist with organisational, information, documentation and logistic tasks of value to the Service and to the trainee.
Assisting with high-level administrative and logistical tasks, such as organising working groups, forums, public hearings and meetings, compiling information and documentation, preparing reports and answering queries, etc. (excluding any responsibility for financial management, official negotiations and representation).
Carrying out tasks similar to those which any «Administrator»-category official performs as part of his/her daily office work in order to deliver results, such as participating in unit or team meetings, document handling, word processing, data searching, filing, following up tenders, checking texts, etc. Additional tasks specific to the assigned Service/Department
A draft description of additional tasks specific to the assigned Service/Department will be given to the trainees either with the placement offer or at the beginning of the traineeship.
Dates: 1 March – 31 JulyBasic living allowance All trainees are awarded a monthly living allowance of 25% of the basic remuneration for an official at grade AD 5/1 (Commission Decision C/2007/1221). For the 2011 traineeships, the living allowance for in-service training has been set at â‚¬1071,19 per month.
Modelo oficial para apuntarse: http://ec.europa.eu/stages/index_en.htm