EUROCONTROL Traineeship 2024/2025 (Fully Funded)

An excellent traineeship for higher education students and recent graduates from EUROCONTROL or ECAC Member States to apply for EUROCONTROL Traineeship 2024. EUROCONTROL offers more than 100 opportunity for young people to  learn from their experts in their headquarters in Brussels, Belgium and offices in Maastricht, Netherlands; Brétigny, France and Luxembourg. EUROCONTROL offers a monthly allowance and travel reimbursements for all the trainees.

EUROCONTROL Traineeship 2024/2025 (Fully Funded)


EUROCONTROL, short for the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation, is an intergovernmental organization that supports European aviation. Established in 1960, its primary goal is to foster cooperation and coordination among its member states to ensure the safe and efficient flow of air traffic across Europe. EUROCONTROL provides a range of air traffic management services, including air traffic control, navigation, communication, and surveillance. It also conducts research and develops technologies to improve the safety and efficiency of European airspace.

About EUROCONTROL Traineeship

EUROCONTROL offers every year over 100 traineeship opportunities at their four sites, Brussels HQ, the Aviation Learning Centre in Luxembourg, the Upper Area Control Centre in Maastricht and the Innovation hub in Brétigny near Paris. These traineeships addressed to talented and motivated students in higher education instituations and young graduates who are looking for valuable professional experience within one year of completing their studies. EUROCONTROL offers trainees a stimulating international and multiculatural work environment and provide a highly competitive package that at the same time strives to achieve a great work-life balance. 

EUROCONTROL Traineeship can assist you in transforming your academic knowledge and natural talented into professional skills, expertise and real-world experience. You'll learn from worldclass experts and prepare yourself to launch your career successfully.

EUROCONTROL offers two intakes per year, in April and October, each one for a period of 6 months and the possibility for extensions to up to 12 months.

Traineeships are offered in a wide range of areas of expertise including:

  • Air Traffic Management & Data
  • IT & Cybersecurity
  • Communications
  • Economic and Financial Management
  • Legal and Regulatory Affairs
  • Human Resources and Administration

Eligibility | Who can apply?

To be eligible for any of these traineeships, you must met with all of the following conditions:

- You must be a national of one of the EUROCONTROL or ECAC Member States.

You are currently studying at higher education institution (Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD level). If you have graduated, the traineeship must start within one year after your date of graduation.

The working languages at EUROCONTROL are English and French. To do a traineeship, you will need to have a good command of English (both written and verbal). Knowledge of French is a great asset, but not always mandatory.

No previous traineeships longer than 6 months at EUROCONTROL.

Expenses and Benefits

Valuable and strongly marketable work experience ranging from 6 to 12 months with a leading international organisation

A monthly allowance intended to living costs at traineeship sites of:

  • 1,350.00 EUR for trainees based in Brussels and Luxembourg
  • 1,613.25 EUR for trainees based in Brétigny
  • 1,547.10 EUR for trainees based in Maastricht

- Travel expenses for round trip  from your country to the traineeship site will be reimbursed 

- Visa costs for non-EU countries who needs visa for staying 6 months will be reimbursed as well

- 2 days off per month 

Up to 50% of online working per month with the approval of your mentor

- A valuable learning and mentoring environment, including hands-on training and on-the-job experience with guidance from a dedicated mentor

- An active and highly welcoming Trainee Community which organises numerous social events.


- For April Call

Application period: Mid April to End of May 2024

Selection and interviews: June - July 2024

Onboarding: August - September 2024

Traineeship period: October 2024 - March 2025

- For October Call

Application period: Mid October to End of November 2024

Selection and interviews: December 2024 - January 2025

Onboarding: February - March 2025

Traineeship period: April - September 2025

How to apply?

Step 1: Check carefully the eligibility criteria to make sure you are eligible to apply.

Step 2: You will need to submit an up-to-date CV. It's recommend to use the Europass CV template. You will also need to answer two questions on your motivation and educational background.

Step 3: Check the traineeship opportunities and select what's fit for you from HERE

Note: If your application is shortlisted, You will be invited for an interview with your future mentor and colleagues. If you are successful following your interview and accept the traineeship offer, you will be asked to provide EUROCONTROL with all the relevant documents needed to prepare your arrival.

More details

for more details about the traineeship, check the careers page on EUROCONTROL website from HERE

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