20 February 2014

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), Vienna
Call for applications for Internship Programme: 1 September 2014 - 31 August 2015
Deadline for application: 7 March 2014

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) is one of the EU’s decentralised agencies. These agencies are set up to provide expert advice to the institutions of the EU and the Member States on a range of issues. FRA helps to ensure that the fundamental rights of people living in the EU are protected.

Through its internship scheme, the FRA benefits from the input of young enthusiastic graduates who can give a fresh point of view and up-to-date academic knowledge, which will enhance the everyday work of the FRA.

Internships are offered to graduates who have completed at least the first cycle of a higher education course (i.e. university education) and obtained a full degree or its equivalent no longer than 18 months before the closing date for applications.

Interns are selected from nationals of the Member States of the European Union and EU candidate and potential candidate countries.

Internship programmes are offered in the following FRA departments:
• Directorate
• Administration
• Human Resources and Planning
Equality and Citizens’ Rights
Freedoms and Justice
• Communication and Outreach

You can apply for only one of the FRA departments, incl. the Directorate.

Successful candidates will have a background that is relevant to the activities of the Agency, such as human rights; law; social and/or political sciences; international relations; communications and public relations. Candidates with a background in human resources, finance and procurement, project management, information technology and online communications can also apply.

Interns are requested to have a very good knowledge of English and another EU language.

For detailed information about the eligibility criteria, the rights and duties of the trainees and how to apply, please visit the FRA website.

The deadline for applications is 7 March 2014, at 13:00 (Vienna Local Time).

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