You may have completed an internship or traineeship in the EU or elsewhere, or have just finished your studies and are looking to launch your career. There are numerous areas where you can begin your job hunt and it all depends on your own interests. We have compiled a list of websites which act as a starting point for your job hunt. Below are a list of websites which provide information on jobs in the various sectors of the EU.
The European Movement Ireland (EMI) has a list of the most recent traineeships and career opportunities available in the European Union. This list is updated every Thursday with the latest in official European Union and Irish governmental posts abroad.
EURES is a job portal hosted by the European Commission. Launched in 1994, it’s aim was to link various employment agencies across the European Union to facilitate the free movement of workers. It advertises a variety of jobs, in various areas of expertise, right across the EU.
EuroBrussels is a leading site that hosts job advertisements related entirely to European Affairs and International Relations jobs. Along with advertising Internships and Traineeships from the European Institutions they also show opportunities in Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs). It’s also a great site to find entry-level, or further advanced positions in policy, EU and International Affairs.
EURACTIV is a super useful resource for seeing job posts in Brussels for organisations outside of the Institutions. This is a great site for seeking positions working in policy and NGOs. Many of these organisations deal directly and indirectly with the EU Institutions and Agencies so they’re a great way to gain experience working in the policy and advocacy arenas.
The Youth Guarantee was set up to ensure that within four months of leaving education or becoming unemployed, all European young people (under 30) received a good quality offer of employment, continued education, apprenticeship, or traineeship. Over 24 million young people have benefited from the Youth Guarantee.
EPSO is the EU’s personnel hub. This is where all jobs working in the European Institutions and Agencies are advertised. They offer opportunities in a wide variety of fields (STEM, Translation, Policy, etc.) spread across all member states. Check their “Job Opportunities” tab to see what’s available.