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Traineeships at the Committee of the Regions

Последно ажурирана на Петок, 18/09/2020

Each year, the Committee of the Regions provides a limited number of unpaid short-term study visits and paid traineeships, offering the opportunity to acquire work experience within its institution.

The institution is looking for university graduates coming from an EU country or a state which is an official candidate for accession with excellent knowledge of one of the EU's official languages and satisfactory knowledge of French or English.

For these applicants there are two kinds of opportunities available:

  1. Short term study visits:
    • 1-4 months, extendable to 6 months depending on the resources available
    • Starting date is agreed upon with the candidate
    • Full time/ 40 hours a week
    • Workplace in Brussels, Belgium
    • Unpaid, all expenses to be covered by the participant
    • Health insurance cover not provided
    • Accident insurance included

To apply send your Curriculum vitae, motivation letter, copy of a passport or identity card, copy of the Bachelor diploma or a certificate and submit them electronically to

  1. Standard traineeships
    • 5 months, starting either in February or in September
    • Full time / 40 hours a week
    • Workplace in Brussels, Belgium
    • Paid by grant (approx. 1195 euros/month)
    • Preferred choice between 3 of the CoR's departments
    • Travel cost reimbursement
    • 50% discount on public transportation ticket
    • Health insurance cover optional
    • Accident insurance included


Application periods are the following:

    • Spring Session from 16th of February to 15th of July
    • Application period: 1st of April to 30th of September (midnight, Brussels time) of the previous year.
    • Autumn Session: 16th of September to 15th of February
    • Application period: 1st of October to 31st of March (midnight, Brussels time) of the same year.

You can find more information about the positions and application process here.


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