Information on traineeships

Graduate traineeships 2023

The postgraduate traineeship programme is addressed to recent university graduates, without excluding those who – in the framework of lifelong learning – have recently obtained their university qualification and are at the beginning of a new professional career.

Six-month traineeships will be offered on the basis that the candidate has the ability to participate to the extent necessary and will benefit from the experience. The traineeship can be extended up to a maximum of 12 months. The monthly net traineeship grant from March 2023 is €1,827.

Eurofound is an equal opportunities employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

For further information on terms and conditions, interested applicants should read the Rules governing the Official Traineeship Scheme (2023) and the Frequently Asked Questions about traineeships.

The deadline for applications is 16 April 2023. Applications are valid until end of 2023. Shortlisted candidates may be contacted for telephone interviews, throughout the year, according to business needs. Please apply through our vacancies page.

Traineeships are likely to be offered from June at the earliest.

Below are the traineeship descriptions for each of the nine traineeship profiles which may be offered at Eurofound during 2023. Please read and check the responsibilities, desired academic background and skills required before deciding on your choice.

Research traineeships

Other traineeships

What's it like to be a trainee at Eurofound?

Barbora Macková – Unit A: Working life
Kai Evans - Information & Communication
Elisa Staffa - Unit B: Employment