We offer many challenging traineeship opportunities for talented and motivated students and young graduates who are looking for a first on-the-job professional experience.

We will help you turn your academic knowledge and natural talent into professional skills, expertise and experience which will help you get ready to conquer the world!

Each year, more than 100 young people are given the opportunity to learn from our experts and to work in the many EUROCONTROL fields of expertise: operational, business, human resources, communications, etc.


The EUROCONTROL Traineeship Programme will provide eligible and successful candidates like you with the following benefits:

  • A valuable work experience ranging from 3 to 12 months with a reputable employer;
  • A flat-rate allowance of €900 per month;
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses as well as visa costs incurred by non-EU nationals;
  • A mentoring system which guarantees supervision and coaching by one of our dedicated experts;
  • A quality working environment with state-of-the-art facilities; and
  • An active and welcoming Trainees Community.


To be eligible for any of our traineeship, you must comply with all of the following conditions:

  1. Have the nationality of one of the EUROCONTROL or ECAC Member States;
  2. are a higher education student/PhD student/young graduate. If you are a young graduate, the traineeship should start within 12 months of completion of your latest studies;
  3. be of age under the law in force in the State of your primary nationality on the start date of the traineeship;
  4. have an excellent command of English and/or French (written and verbal). In a multicultural environment, an additional language knowledge is a great asset. For traineeships in Maastricht, however, we only require an excellent knowledge of English;
  5. be unemployed by the time you apply for a traineeship offer.


  1. Make sure you comply with all the conditions explained above.
  2. You may only apply online by submitting your up-to-date Europass CV and by answering questions about your motivation, availability and preferred field.
  3. We will review and assess your application.
  4. If your application is shortlisted, we will invite you for a phone interview with your future team.
  5. If you are successful, we will invite you to provide us with all the relevant documents needed to prepare your arrival.