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Searching for the perfect traineeship in Psychology which is fulfilling, challenging and where you will further develop your potential? Well, you may have found your next destination!



Type of contract: Traineeship, 6 months, full-time/Location: EUROCONTROL’s Headquarters (HQ) in Brussels, Belgium

Who we are

EUROCONTROL is a leading public organisation in the field of European ATM. We are uniquely qualified to make the Single European Sky a reality and we support our Member States and stakeholders in making aviation safer, more efficient and more cost-effective, while minimising its environmental impact. We operate in four European countries and employ staff from our 41 Member States.

Each of us has a role to play in supporting European aviation. Become a part of the EUROCONTROL story and deploy your talent with us

Your team


We, the Training Support and Tools Team, are looking for a student or recent graduate in Psychology to join our dynamic and international team to support EUROCONTROL’s training activities in EUROCONTROL’s HQ from June 2019.

One of the role of our team is to provide the "First European Air Traffic Controller Selection Test" (FEAST) which is a battery of tests allowing Air Navigation Service Providers to select the most suitable candidates for Air Traffic Control (ATC) training. The FEAST assesses the knowledge, skills and abilities of applicants that are relevant and necessary for the job of an air traffic controller (ATCO).

 If you are passionate about Psychology, are curious about the job of ATCO, enjoy working in a team, and wish to acquire experience in an international aviation environment, you should continue reading as this could be "the" fantastic traineeship opportunity for you!

Your role

As our Psychology trainee, you will report to your mentor and apply your skills to achieve the tasks of your traineeship with us. Your role with us will be: 

✈ To support to test development activities; 

✈ To research on subjects linked to FEAST;

✈ To participate in the analysis of FEAST data;

✈ To support quality assurance of FEAST software platform.

Your qualification

You are currently pursuing or have obtained a Bachelor’s or Master's degree or equivalent in Psychology and you have an interest in discovering the world of Aviation.   

At EUROCONTROL, the working languages are English and French. As part of our unit and given the nature of your role, you need to be proficient in English (both verbal and written).


Your behavioural compentiences

Beside your qualification, we expect our people to show the following corporate behaviours: a result-driven, readiness to change, customer focus, integrity and team player approach.

What is in for you 

✈ A flat-rate allowance of €900 (net) per month as a contribution towards living expenses; 

Reimbursement of travel expenses to take up appointment and leave by means of a lump sum;

Reimbursement of visa costs incurred by non-EU nationals;

✈ A mentoring system which guarantees supervision and coaching by one of our dedicated experts;

✈ An active and welcoming Trainees Community to be part of.

Your application

If you match the profile and are a national of one of ECAC Member States, please click on the button "apply now" and provide us with your CV and answer to our 3 questions by the 05/05/2019. 

This opportunity falls under the Traineeship Programme Regulations.

Only the candidates who will be invited for an interview will be informed of the outcome of the selection.

EUROCONTROL is an equal opportunity employer, promotes gender diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from female candidates.

All information about our traineeship package and other incentives which make EUROCONTROL an attractive place to start your career with can be found in the section “Traineeships” of our career page.

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