Traineeships with the EU Institutions

There are some fantastic traineeship positions with the EU institutions with closing dates from the end of this month. These include:

  • European Court of Auditors paid traineeships (Luxembourg) – Duration 3-5 months. Open for applications until 31 January 2019, start dates in May and September. More information here.
  • European Committee of the Regions paid traineeships (Brussels) – Duration 5 months. Open for applications until 31 March 2019, start date in September. More information here.
  • European Commission paid Blue Book Traineeship programme (Brussels, Luxembourg, across EU Member States) for start date in October 2019. Deadline is 4 February 2019. More information here.
  • Council of the European Union paid traineeships (Brussels) – Duration 5 months. Open for applications on 1 February 2019 until 15 March 2019 for start date in September. More information here.
  • European Ombudsman paid traineeships (Brussels) – Duration 4-12 months. Open for applications from 1 February until 31 March 2019, start date in September. More information here.

For more information on graduate traineeships, and on other types of traineeships offered by the institutions, you can visit the relevant EPSO webpage here.

 Junior Professionals in Delegation (JPD) programme

The EU is now accepting applications for its Junior Professionals in Delegation (JPD) programme. Closing date is Jan 31st, more information is available here.

Legal Internship Opportunities

Dr Brian Tobin discussing student career development at the School of Law

Student Opportunities

Careers in Law Week 2018

Careers in Law Week, an initiative by the School of Law organised by Ursula Connolly in conjunction with the Career Development Centre, takes place on the week of Monday 24th September 2018.

The highlight of the week is the Law Firms’ Fair and Reception at the Bailey Allen Hall at 3.30pm on Monday 24th September. Students will able to meet representatives from Ireland’s top law firms, network and learn about life in a law firm through interactive panel sessions with partners and trainees from the firms. Ronan Daly Jermyn, Arthur Cox, Matheson, A&L Goodbody, McCann FitzGerald and Eversheds will be among the many law firms represented on the day.

Further information on careers events can be obtained by contacting Ursula Connolly, Director of Student Career Development, directly at ursula.connolly@nuigalway.ie.

Careers in Law Week 2018