BlueBook Traineeships

BlueBook Traineeships

All you need to know about the programme and how to join it!


BlueBook Traineeships in Figures

2 sessions a year are held to ensure participants have regular opportunities

1000 traineeship positions available per session

per month


Unlock Your Potential with BlueBook Traineeships

The BlueBook traineeships, also referred to as BlueBook internships, are exceptional opportunities provided by the European Commission. These internships are designed for university graduates who are eager to gain practical experience in a dynamic and multicultural environment. If you aspire to contribute to the mission of the European Commission and develop your career in the EU institutions, a BlueBook traineeship is an ideal choice.


What to Expect from a BlueBook Traineeship

You will receive a monthly allowance to cover your living expenses, ensuring that you can fully focus on your internship experience. Additionally, you will have access to a wealth of training and development opportunities, enhancing your professional skills and competencies.

You will have the chance to network with professionals from various fields, gain insights into EU policies, and contribute to meaningful projects. This experience will not only enrich your CV but also provide you with a solid foundation for a successful career in the EU institutions.

As a BlueBook trainee, you will be involved in a variety of tasks, from policy development and research to administrative support. More specifically you will be:


Eligibility Criteria and Application Process

To apply for a BlueBook traineeship, you must meet specific eligibility criteria

  • holding a university degree 
  • being proficient in at least two EU languages
  • have no prior work experience of any kind, in excess of 6 weeks in any EU institution, body or agency, delegation

The selection process is competitive, with thousands of applicants for a limited number of positions. Therefore, it’s crucial to present a compelling application that showcases your skills, experiences, and motivation for joining the European Commission. Successful candidates will be invited for an interview, after which the final selection is made.

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