Schuman Traineeships in the European Parliament (Fully Funded)


Deadline : June 30, 2020

The goal of the Schuman traineeships is to contribute to EU citizens’ European education and vocational training and to provide an insight into the work of the European Parliament.

Parliament offers several options for traineeships within its Secretariat, to provide opportunities for vocational training and for learning more about what the European Parliament is and does

The European Parliament is an important forum for political debate and decision-making at the EU level. The Members of the European Parliament are directly elected by voters in all Member States to represent people’s interests with regard to EU law-making and to make sure other EU institutions are working democratically. These traineeships are awarded for a period of five months. 

  • Trainees are awarded a monthly grant of between EUR 816 and EUR 1 339 for a full-time traineeship.
  • Monthly grants, Household allowance, Disability allowance, Travel allowance are available

Applicants for a Schuman traineeship must:

  • be aged 18+;
  • hold a university level diploma(s);
  • fulfil the language requirement;
  • 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 visiting junior or senior academia of six months prior to the beginning of the traineeship
  • Candidates can apply for 3 traineeship offers per campaign.
  • Applications submitted after the deadline or spontaneous applications cannot be considered.
  • Every year 21 000 people apply for a traineeship at the European Parliament and 900 of them are selected.
  • Recruitment and selection procedures are adapted to ensure that they do not disadvantage candidates with a disability.

In order to create an account, you 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.

To apply, click here.

For more information, visit Schuman Traineeships.