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Traineeship at the European Food Safety Authority

European Food Safety Authority
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), based in Parma, Italy is opening positions for Trainees. If you want to put into practice your knowledge in science, communication or administration, apply for these traineeships offered by the EFSA.
You will receive a grant of 1,120 euro per month. The traineeships last between 5 to 12 months.

Your key objectives

Under the supervision of your traineeship adviser within the unit of assignment, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Get a first-hand experience in a scientific EU Agency, developing new competencies and skills in line with your personal interests and professional aspirations; 
  • Contribute to the overall objectives of the unit by supporting in drafting documents and reports, handling scientific and/or administrative work, searching and reviewing literature, and ensuring timely communication of outcomes; 
  • Contribute to specific projects and activities with new ideas and innovative solutions; 
  • Contribute to the planning and monitoring of the unit’s activities.

Who can apply?

Citizens of EU Member States, from EEA, EFTA and from countries benefiting from a pre-accession strategy, who have completed the first cycle of a higher education course and obtained a full degree, with a B2 English level as minimum.  

Eligibility criteria

  • Have obtained a university degree of at least 3 years by the closing date of applications
  • Have a good knowledge of English (minimum level: B2 according to CEFR);
  • Have never been an EFSA trainee or employed by EFSA in any capacity, receiving any sort of remuneration;
  • Meet the character requirements needed for the duties involved (e.g. a sworn affidavit to the effect that you have no criminal record).

Deadline: 31st July 2017, midnight CET.

Picture credit: The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

For more details visit here the EFSA wesbite.