The General Secretariat of the Council (GSC) offers around 100 paid traineeships a year to EU nationals who, by the deadline for submitting applications, have completed at least the first part of their university studies and have a degree certificate or equivalent.
The applications must be submitted using the online system:
- between 11 September and 16 October 2017 for the first traineeship period (1 February – 30 June 2018)
- between 15 January and 15 March 2018 for the second traineeship period (1 September 2018 – 31 January 2019)
Traineeships are split into 2 different periods, each lasting 5 months:
- 1 February to 30 June (first period)
- 1 September to 31 January (second period)