EFSA Traineeships 2023 in parma, Italy (Monthly grant 1,463 EUR)

If you are a fresh graduates or young professional looking for challenging experience in a stimulating, dynamic and multicultural working environment? Are you interested in exploring the career path with an European Agency? If yes, then we invite you to  apply for the The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Traineeships Call 2023 in Parma, Italy.

About EFSA Traineeships

Every year, EFSA offers a unique professional experience for around 100 trainee to work with more than 550 staff members as well as highly qualified and independent scientific experts engaged as well as Working Groups through the EFSA Traineeships. in this opportunity, You will play an active role in an organisation that makes a difference to the lives of 445 million EU citizens. At EFSA, your ideas, skills and knowledge will be put at the centre of a collaborative working environment and allow you to have an impact and influence food safety of millions of citizens.

About Parma

Parma is a city in the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna . Considered by many to be a little Paris because of its refined appearance, Parma is not only a city of culture, theatre and music, but also a UNESCO Creative City for gastronomy in Italy and the capital of the Food Valley from which products of Italian industry leaders originate around the world. This magical place, Emilia-Romagna's second largest city by population after Bologna, is the ideal stop to be enchanted by its history, its artistic and cultural beauties, and its flavours envied throughout the world.

Finance and Benefits

A monthly grant of €1,463. 

- A unique professional experience as part of a team of scientists and business professionals from all over the world.

An opportunity to get a taste of what an EU career is all about for an extended period (12 months) and experience that can act as a springboard for a number of career paths.

A mentoring/advising relationship: as a trainee you will have an adviser who will be your main point of contact and will be responsible for the overall coordination of your traineeship.

Exposure to different areas and networks in EFSA, while developing personal and professional competencies.

A modern working environment with flexible working arrangements to help balance professional and personal lives.

- The possibility to telework up to 60% per week from the distance reachable to Parma within approximately 3 hours. Such conditions will allow you to enjoy working not only from home, but also from the Dolomite Mountains or the Ligurian Sea coast, etc.


The Traineeship call is open to both EU and non-EU candidates. non-EU candidates will have to obtain a relevant VISA prior to the start of their traineeship at EFSA.

- Have already obtained a university degree of at least 3 years by the closing date of application.

- Have a good command of English language (minimum B2 level according to CEER)

- 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).

Selection Criteria

a) Experience and/ or Knowledge in an area relating to the activities of EFSA.

b) Competencies

- Work with others

- Manage projects

- Demonstrate political savvy and strategic agility:

- Ability to effectively communicate in English. 


DeadlineSend your application by 15 May 2023 at 23.59 (Local time, GMT +1)

Traineeships beginning: The traineeships starts from October to December 2023, according to availability and business needs of EFSA.

Important notes

Candidates can apply electronically via the online recruitment tool (selecting 2 areas of interest in order of their preferences).

Candidates can update or withdraw their applications at any time until the closure of the Call.

Shortlisted candidates are required to undergo a further assessment (e.g. telephone/online interview, recorded video interview, online written test) to evaluate their suitability for a role and discuss mutual expectations. 

Successful candidates will receive a Traineeship offer, stating a starting date, a Unit they will be placed in, the duration of the traineeship up to 12 months and the list of documents to be submitted before the starting date.

How to apply?

To apply you have to register an account and fill in the application via the online recruitment tool from HERE

For more details about this opportunity, please check the official website from HERE

Have a Question?  

If you have any questions regarding this call, please contact EFSA at  recruitment@efsa.europa.eu.

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