Council of the European Union - Positive Action Programme for Trainees with a disability

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Open for application: 
31/08/2020
Application closes / deadline: 
28/09/2020 - 12:00(Brussels time)
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Depending on the needs of the service, the daily work of a trainee would generally be equivalent to that of junior administrator officials at the beginning of their career e.g.: preparing meetings and drafting minutes, attending meetings of Coreper and Council preparatory bodies, researching on a particular project, translating documents, compiling documentation, writing reports. Trainees will also be invited to participate in a study programme that includes visits and conferences at other EU institutions in Brussels, Luxembourg and Strasbourg.

Who can apply: These traineeships are reserved for graduates and third, fourth or fifth year university students of EU nationality with a recognized disability.

Duration: 5 months 

Paid: Yes. 1.220,78 € per month, reimbursement of travel allowance and GSC restaurant reduction card. Upon presentation of proper justification, trainees with disabilities may receive a supplementary amount up to half of the traineeship grant.

Starting Dates:

  • 1 February (application period around September/October - check at that moment for final dates).
  • 1 September (application period around February/March - check at that moment for final dates).