How to get an EU job

Posted by: Diana Zaharia
on May 6th, 2012 No Comments

If you are considering starting a career in EU affairs, then here is a great infographic to guide you through the steps you need to take. From types of jobs in EU affairs, salary and benefits,  to positions in EU institutions and tips to become a successful candidate, find them all in here.

Passing an EU exam is not an easy task and preparation is the key. Studies show the typical successful candidate practices min 10 hours per week and usually starts the preparation 10 weeks before the exam date.

The battle is tight for the  40 000 opportunities that the EU institutions offer to  candidates across the 27 EU member countries. The European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) organises ‘open competitions’ to select personnel for permanent and non permanent positions. Besides permanent staff, the EU also employs contractual agents and temporary staff, offers traineeships and maintains databases of area experts.

How do you plan your preparation?  If  you have already passed an EU test, then share your tips and tricks with us!



 Created by Online EU Training.

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