Graduate Traineeships at European Foundation 2015

Graduate Traineeships at European Foundation 2015

Deadline: February 27, 2015

European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound) is seeking applications from recent graduates or those who are at the beginning of a new professional career to participate in a traineeship for a period of six months. Eurofound is a tripartite European Union Agency that was established in 1975 to contribute to the planning and design of better living and working conditions. It carries out its role in partnership with governments, employers, trade unions and the European Union institutions.

European Foundation is committed to increasing labour market participation and combating unemployment by creating jobs, improving labour market functioning and promoting integration. Eurofound traineeships promote improving standards of living and social cohesion in the face of economic disparities and social inequalities.  During the program, trainees are engaged to work in different units of Eurofound.

Duration of Traineeship: 6 months
Location of Traineeship: Dublin, Ireland


If you are selected as a trainee, you will be offered €1,247 per month by Eurofound


Trainees are selected from nationals of the 28 Member States of the European
Union and of candidate countries. However, a limited
number of nationals of non-Member States may also be accepted according to
available resources.

As an applicant you should also meet the following conditions:

  • Must have completed the first cycle of a higher education course  (university education) and obtained a full degree or its equivalent by the closing date for applications.
  • Must have a very good knowledge of at  least two EU languages, of which one should be English – the working  language of Eurofound if you are from a Member State of the European Union.
  • Must have a very good knowledge of  English if you are from a non-Member State of the European Union.

For further details check the Rules governing Traineeships

How to apply

Applications are to be made in English and submitted through online application form

For more information, visit Eurofound