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Traineeship Comité van de Regio’s

Posted 16 Mar 2022
Work experience
0 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Degree level
Required language
English (Good)
Start date
16 February 2023
30 Sep 2022 00:00

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Traineeship Comité van de Regio’s



  • 5 months
  • Full time / 40 hours a week
  • Workplace in Brussels, Belgium
  • Paid by grant (approx. 1200 euros/month)
  • Preferred choice between 3 of the CoR's departments
  • Travel and mobility allowance
  • Health insurance cover optional
  • Accident insurance included
Spring Session:16th of February to 15th of July

Application period: 1st of July to 30th of September (midnight, Brussels time) of the previous year

Pre-selection and interviews: November

Selection: December
Autumn Session: 16th of September to 15th of February

Application period: 1stJanuary to 31st of March (midnight, Brussels time) of the same year

Pre-selection and interviews: May

Selection: June

Warning: Avoid applying close to the deadline, as high data traffic could impair the chance of your application to reach us. We will not accept any applications that were not send in time or not submitted electronically.

Who are we looking for?

  • EU citizens
  • Citizens from third countries (including the UK) may apply and may be selected in exceptional cases, notably if their candidature is of particular interest to the CoR and if they comply with requirements under national immigration law for residing and working legally in Belgium​​
  • University graduates that have completed a full degree by the closing date for applications
  • Candidates with excellent knowledge of one of the EU's official languages and satisfactory knowledge of French or English
  • Candidates that have NOT yet received more than 8 weeks of training or employment with a European Institution or body. This applies also to assistants to a Member of the European Parliament, intramural consultants or researchers, temporary/contract/auxiliary/interim staff members of any EU institution, body, delegation or representative office

How to apply?

  • Choose your preferred CoR-department (up to 3 possible)
  • Make sure that you fill the mandatory fields, only provide correct information and check before you submit

Note: You will still be able to make changes to your form before the application deadline. False statements will lead to rejection of the application or cancellation of the traineeship.

Note: After submitting you will receive a personal access code with whom you can check your application status anytime

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Melissa van der Heijden

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Melissa van der Heijden

Melissa meldde zich aan voor een traineeship bij de Europese Commissie, omdat ze internationale werkervaring wilde opdoen. Ze maakte vanuit het Emergency Response Coordination Centre het begin van de coronacrisis mee. Een bijzondere traineeplek in een bijzondere situatie,

Bart van der Meer

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Bart van der Meer

Tijdens zijn traineeship werd ook het nieuwe team van de Europese Commissie samengesteld. Een spannende tijd, waarin druk werd gediscussieerd over de langetermijnstrategieën voor Europa. Vanaf dag één werd Bart betrokken bij gesprekken over de European Green Deal. Zie