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Information for your application

Can I apply?

As an applicant for a Schuman traineeships, I must:

  • be aged 18+;
  • fulfil the language requirement;
  • provide a university level diploma(s);
  • provide an eligible criminal record;
  • not have worked for more than two consecutive months within an EU institution or body;
  • not have carried out a Study Visit in the Secretariat of the European Parliament six months prior to the beginning of the traineeship.

When do I apply?

For the October-February traineeship:

Apply in May
The deadline for application is the 31st of May, 23:59 (Brussels time).

For the March-July traineeship:

Apply in October
The deadline for application is the 31st of October, 23:59 (Brussels time).

How do I apply?

In order to apply for a traineeship offer, I must follow a simple two-steps application procedure:

1. Register

In order to create an account, I must:

  • visit the Traineeship offers main page;
  • select an offer that I would like to apply for;
  • click on the button Apply online;
  • complete the New registration form with my personal data.

2. Apply

In order to apply for a traineeship offer, I must:

  • select an offer that I would like to apply for;
  • login to my account;
  • upload my CV (only Europass Format);
  • upload a motivation letter per traineeship offer (maximum one page).

I can only apply for 3 traineeship offers per campaign.

What next?

  1. Selection by DGs

I am Shortlisted

The shortlist is done:

For the October Traineeship
1st of July - 15th of July

For the March Traineeship
1st of December - 15th of December

  1. Eligibility Check

I upload all the required
documents

  • ID/Passport
  • University diploma(s)
  • Criminal Record
It is highly recommended to have all the required documents ready to be uploaded before receiving the shortlisted message.
The link to upload the documents in the shortlisted message expires automatically after 14 days.
  1. Admissions

I will be contacted by the
Trainee Outreach and Recruitment Unit

Steps : 1. Offer sent, 2. To be accepted, 3. Admission letter

For the October Traineeship
1st of July - 31st of August

For the March Traineeship
1st of December - 31st of January

  1. Welcome to the EP

You are a Schuman
Trainee

For the October Traineeship
1st of October

For the March Traineeship
1st of March