Traineeship Programme 2019-2020 [European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights]

Applications Due: 30.4 2019. One of the EU’s decentralized agencies, FRA seeks to instill a fundamental rights culture across the EU by (1) collecting pertinent and timely data and information; (2) sharing evidence-based insights and advice with policy- and decision-makers; (3) raising rights awareness and promotes fundamental rights through cutting-edge communications; (4) engaging with a wide array of diverse stakeholders from the local to international level with targeted assistance and in-depth knowledge. Paid traineeship placements are offered in the following units: Corporate Services, Research and Data, Technical Assistance and Capacity Building, Communications and Events, and Institutional Cooperation and Networks.

Open to recent university graduates, and those at the beginning of a new professional career, who have completed at least the first cycle of a higher education course (i.e. university education) and obtained a full degree or its equivalent by the closing date for applications.

Applicants must be nationals of the EU Member States, EU candidate countries (Albania, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Turkey), of potential candidate countries (Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo*). Trainees are requested to have a very good knowledge of English and another EU language.

The FRA is an equal opportunities employer and ensures that its recruitment procedures do not discriminate on any ground such as sex, race, colour, ethnic or social origin, genetic features, religion or belief, political or any other opinion, membership of a national minority, property, birth, disability, age, gender identity or sexual orientation. Within the scope of application of the Treaty establishing the European Community and of the Treaty on the European Union, and without prejudice to the special provisions of those Treaties, any discrimination on grounds of nationality shall be prohibited.