Traineeship opportunities / Short Term Expert Positions

Start your international career with EFTA/FMO

Our traineeships provide young professionals and recent graduates with a unique opportunity to experience and participate in the work of the Association and learn about the inner workings of e.g. the EEA Agreement or grants management.

This is an excellent opportunity to:

  • Live and work in Brussels, Geneva, or Luxembourg
  • Cooperate closely with our skilled and dedicated Officers
  • Be included in the responsibilities & tasks of the relevant unit/department
  • Expand a professional and social network
  • Participate in high-level events
  • Receive a competitive stipend as well as fully furnished individual accommodation

Our Trainee Alumni often continue to pursue their careers in international organisations, national administrations, think tanks, law firms, NGO’s and more.

EFTA Secretariat
Brussels, Geneva, Luxembourg
11 months
EFTA Nationals (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland)
Recent graduate
Financial Mechanism Office - EEA and Norway grants
12 months
EEA EFTA Nationals (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway). Except for the Roma Inclusion traineeship, also open to EU Nationals
Recent graduate
Short term expert – TRD
5-6 months
EFTA Nationals (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland)
Young professionals, customs officials and recent graduates with similar experience can be considered.
Short term expert – ESO
5-6 months
EFTA Nationals (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland)
Young professionals from statistics authorities

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EEA Seminar - 17 February 2022