Information on traineeships

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Graduate traineeships 2017

The European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound) is offering a limited number of graduate traineeships during 2017.

This programme is addressed mainly to recent university graduates, without excluding those who – in the framework of lifelong learning – have recently obtained a university diploma and are at the beginning of a new professional career.

Eurofound is an equal opportunities employer. 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.

For further information, interested applicants can read the Rules governing the Official Traineeship Scheme.

Please see below for a breakdown of the traineeships available at Eurofound during 2017:

Traineeships in the area of Research

  • Research – Working Life (2 posts)
  • Research – Employment (2 posts)
  • Research – Social Policies (Youth - 1 post)
  • Research – Social Policies (EQLS - 1 post)
  • Research - Future of Manufacturing Project (FOME - 1 post)
  • Research & Dissemination – IPA Project (1 or 2 posts)

Traineeships in other areas

  • Human Resources (2 posts)
  • Information & Communication (Web team - 1 post)
  • Information & Communication Unit (Events - 1 post)
  • Brussels Liaison Office (1 post)

Applications are valid until end of 2017.

Please note The call for applications for Eurofound’s 2017 Graduate Traineeships Programme is closed. Applications will be screened for eligibility and sorted based on applicants’ choice of unit / team. If a Head of Unit wishes to engage a trainee, suitable applicants will be considered and contacted directly. The next call for Graduate traineeships will be launched in December 2017.


Would you like to know more about a traineeship at Eurofound ?

Previous Eurofound trainees have shared their experiences to assist others who may be considering a traineeship: