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Programming Unit

Place of employment : Brussels
Domain : Multilingualism
Sub domain : Interpretation support
Starting date : 01/10/2021 (5 months)
Ref. : 08B20-3081

Who we are

The Directorate-General for Logistics and Interpretation for Conferences (DG LINC) provides the linguistic, technical and logistical support for the organization of the parliamentary meetings and conferences of EP Members and bodies. By supplying state-of-the-art conference facilities, including high-quality interpretation services and conference organization we contribute to facilitating the legislative process as well as helping to underpin the democratic legitimacy of the Institution.

This makes DG LINC a very dynamic and collaborative place to work, offering various opportunities for connecting internally and with all those taking part in the legislative process. If you like challenges and are customer-minded then DG LINC could be a great place for you to do a traineeship.

The Programming Unit is responsible for coordinating the activities of the Directorates, units and services of the DG related to central human resources management such as staff matters, training, document management and administrative follow-up of missions. It is a friendly team operating in a multicultural environment.


Your tasks

Your main tasks will consist of:

  • Assisting the Programming team in liaising with the interpreters about all assignment related matters;
  • Assisting with the management of the reserve teams;
  • Assisting the team with reporting on the implementation of the assignment rules;
  • Contributing to the compilation of statistics on workload related matters;
  • Contributing to certain logistical tasks and in general, supporting the DG in its mission of servicing meetings and conferences.

The traineeship should give you the opportunity to build on the knowledge acquired during your studies and to familiarize yourself with the activities of the European Parliament. Hence, careful attention will be brought to adapt your tasks to your background as far as possible, as well as provide you with opportunities to develop an understanding of the Institution.


You are

  • You are enthusiastic about the European Project;
  • You are eager to learn and to share knowledge;
  • You are comfortable with new technologies and you have a good sense of communication (oral, written, visual);
  • You are fluent in English and/or French.


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