The EDA supports the Member States and the Council in their effort to improve European defence capabilities in the field of crisis management and to sustain the European Security and Defence Policy as it stands now and develops in the future.
EDA annually runs a 1-year Traineeship Programme aimed at recent university graduates who want to transition to the world of work in an organisation at the heart of defence cooperation in Europe.
An traineeship in EDA will give you:
Who can apply: Recent university graduates who have not previously undertaken a paid or unpaid traineeship or any kind of employment in another European institution or body for more than six weeks. To be considered eligible, by the deadline for submission of applications candidates must satisfy the eligibility criteria specified in the vacancy notice.
Duration: 1 year
Paid: Yes, 1,229.32 EUR/month (2021)
Starting Dates: Once a year, 1st or 16th September.