Are you interested in a career working in or with the European Union? Explore useful links and European Institute resources below.
If you are interested in finding out more about careers in the EU, your first port of call should be the website of the European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO).
You can find out more about the 2000+ traineeships available across EU institutions and agencies every year, via the EPSO traineeships webpages. Each EU institution, body and agency individually runs its own traineeship selection procedures. Please also note that not all traineeships will appear via this site.
EEAS Junior Professionals in Delegations Programme
If you are interested in EU diplomacy, the European External Action Service (EEAS) and the European Commission (EC) have established a high-level traineeship programme which gives an opportunity to highly qualified junior professionals from the EU Member States to work in the EU Delegations worldwide. You can find out more about this opportunity, eligibility and selection criteria, and upcoming deadlines for application via the dedicated webpage.
Vacancies and useful links
You can also explore permanent and temporary roles across the EU institutions on the EPSO vacancies portal: https://epso.europa.eu/en/job-opportunities/open-for-application
For more information on traineeships and job opportunities at the European External Action Service, see: https://www.eeas.europa.eu/eeas/vacancies_en
For more information on traineeships and job opportunities at the European Parliament, see: https://www.europarl.europa.eu/at-your-service/en/work-with-us/how-to-apply
For more information on job opportunities at the General Secretariat of the European Council see: https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/general-secretariat/jobs/vacancies/
To stay up to date on the latest EU career opportunities, follow the @EU_Careers on Twitter.
European Institute Advisory Board Careers Videos
- Heather Grabbe, Director, the Open Society Foundation European Policy Institute
YouTube Widget Placeholderhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEeRMI2N7d4
- Sabina Ciofu, Head of EU and Trade Policy, techUK
YouTube Widget Placeholderhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aT-zPmE9OdQ
- Charles Grant, Director, Centre for European Reform
YouTube Widget Placeholderhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=910QmUrL9Y4
- Sarah Taylor, Former Europe Director, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
YouTube Widget Placeholderhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuIWXWMpdvI
European Institute Careers Sessions
- Navigating EU Careers
Marit Sillavee, First Secretary for the Citizens, Social, Justice & Home Affairs Section at the EU Delegation to the United Kingdom and Ed Bithell, Second Secretary for Services and Emerging Tech at the UK Mission to the European Union.
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- Influencing the EU; Shaping EU Policy
With UCL alumni Evdoxia Nerantzi (Senior Policy Analyst, EU Government Affairs & Public Policy, Google) and Rosanna Fanni (Associate Researcher & Digital Forum Coordinator, CEPS)
YouTube Widget Placeholderhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00FHt9h7hWA&list=PLdUKxuxLtsJBLpSiK8CL_f...