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1 EU Careers All the Options… and How to Apply…

2 What can I do for the EU?? Political Advisor Aid Work...And many, many more…. Policy development Audit and Inspection

3 Who could I work for? Commission Council Parliament Court of Justice Court of Auditors Economic & Social Ctte Ctte of Regions Data Protection Supervisor And many more agencies of the EU… Ombudsman

4 Why should I work for the EU?? A lifetime of different jobs Interesting and challenging work that makes a real difference for Europe The opportunity to work and travel abroad You are encouraged to learn new skills and languages An attractive benefits package.. have all of this…

5 What sort of people do we need? The EU Institutions need bright, young people who: - Are highly skilled, resilient and motivated to succeed, learn and develop; - Have a desire to make a difference and who can and want to help shape Europe and the world; - Enjoy working in multicultural teams; - Deliver results;

6 A 7+1 Competency framework For all grades: - Analysis and Problem Solving; - Communicating; - Delivering Quality and Results; - Learning and Development; - Prioritising and Organising; - Resilience ; - Working with Others; For Administrator graduate grades: + Leadership

7 Jobs for graduates and non graduates.. Need to have 2 EU languages (2 nd language must be English, French or German) Must be an EU citizen Must have completed any national service.. How Do I Apply..? All applications made online @ www.eu-careers.eu

8 When can I apply? 3 Big Recruitments per year…. Spring- Administrators (Policy, Strategy, Law, Economics + more) Summer- Linguists (Translators, Interpreters) Winter- Assistants (Key supporting roles, e.g. Financial, Secretarial, Communication.) (+ several other specialist recruitments!)

9 When to apply

10 What does application involve? Main steps (after an application form!) A Computer-Based Test at a centre in your country: Tests things such as numeric and verbal skills. An Assessment Centre in Brussels: A range of tests like case studies and groups exercises to assess your wider skills and knowledge. *For specialist roles such as translators and interpreters there will also be professional skills tests.*

11 Competition structure – by type

12 Computer based tests – overview* Verbal reasoning Numerical reasoning Abstract reasoning in main language (EU knowledge is no longer tested) Situational judgement in English, French or German *Based on Spring graduate AD selection procedure.

13 Verbal Reasoning - Example

14 Numerical Reasoning - Example

15 Abstract reasoning (sample question)

16 Assessment Centre Depending on the selection procedure: Case study in the field in question Exercises relating to professional skills Oral presentation Structured interview Group exercises Practical language tests

17 Conclusion – Reserve list Database List of successful candidates + competency passport Basis for recruitment by Institutions Valid for at least one year – may be extended

18 Other employment possibilities Temporary staff: temporary agents Contract staff: contract agents Traineeships (5 months) Seconded national experts (typically 1-2 years) Interim Staff (6 months, drawn from local agencies) http://europa.eu/epso/discover/careers/staff_categories/index_en.htm Commission Ambassadors: Training Seminar

19 Traineeships Organised and recruited to separately by each institution. E.g. Commission stage: 1)Takes place twice a year 2)5 months 3)Commence in March or October 4)Pay around 1000/month (+ travel reimbursement) 5)You can select preferences of which department youd like to work in. Commission Ambassadors: Training Seminar

20 www.eu-careers.eu Where can I find out more? or search EU Careers on Facebook or Twitter

21 Where can I find out more? Our Raconteurs 16 members of staff from across the EU Institutions… Blogging on Facebook and tweeting on Twitter. Just search EU Careers Raconteurs.

22 Any questions? www.eu-careers.eu


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