They receive an Erasmus + scholarship and have a civil liability and workplace accident insurance. Statistics from 2019-2020 indicate that the majority of trainees were enrolled in political science, international relations, engineering and science (data updated to December 2020).
Profiles of Students: Sanding Countries
Profiles of Students: Field of Study
Profiles of Students: Course of Study
"While doing my internship at the IDM I felt genuinely valued and part of the team. I enjoyed seeing the impact mine and my colleagues’ work had. I was able to understand my own strengths and weaknesses in order to best contribute. The skills, lessons, and insights I gained during my internship at the IDM are invaluable for both my life and future career. Thanks to my tutor and the whole team I've learned different things and I enjoyed how varied my day-to-day tasks were."
"This internship gave me the amazing opportunity to know more about European Commission environment, by deepening Research & Innovation funding opportunities and policies. I had the possibility to participate in EU events, to write news and articles and to do networking. Thanks to the Moverim staff, where I could find a nice and welcoming place, I've also challenged myself and my skills. I'm pleased to have had this first experience in the professional field."
"I'm so happy for the opportunity I had to take part of this amazing institute, I learned a lot of new concepts and I gained new skills. Thanks to this experience I learned more things than expected. I understood the sector I like the most and also the things I don't like. The experience was so successful that the Host Organisation hired me."
"I am very satisfied with my internship because I was able to learn and develop my collaborative and team spirit skills. Asides personal development, there was inclusion in the organisation which allowed me to learn more about the culture and become more integrated within the work and with people."
"During these 6 months I've grown and learned a lot while working in RISE as an intern. It was a great experience to know people and team from there. Working for a European project thanks to EU4EU was an incredible chance for me learn so much new about Project Management."
"I can tell that, thanks to EU4EU, I learned how to write a EU funded project and I improved my digital skills. I reached an intermediate level of Portuguese, I definitely improved my English reading and writing skills and I improved my communication skills."
"The internship with EU4EU was very interesting. It gave me the opportunity to learn a plethora of skills in research and to apply it on the job. Also, I had huge support from my project tutor and the research team, which made my integration easier."
"The Host Organization has been like a family for me. The team took care of me and treated me like one of their own. I was able to learn many new skills and grow as a person and as a skilled professional thanks to them. My expectations about EU4EU internship were surpassed."
"This EU4EU internship was an enriching experience. I had the opportunity of develop my professionals skills and this allowed me to be able to work in the EU bubble after the internship months."
"I feel I have really learned a lot thanks to EU4EU. I think being a part of such group of people was a unique and promising experience for both my personal and professional growth."
"I'm very satisfied. The EU4EU internship provided me with all the professional experience I needed. All the things that I studied were actual tasks in my daily work, therefore this experience perfectly met my expectations."
“Thanks to the EU4EU internship I have acquired new skills, strengthened my soft skills and gained a better understanding about how I intend to pursue my professional goals."
"During my time as a trainee I had the opportunity to improve some of the skills I acquired at university (graphic design, video editing, marketing, web management through WordPress, etc.) while also improving my overall English level and learning a lot about European Projects. I'm very satisfied about the EU4EU project."
"I am very satisfied with my EU4EU traineeship because of the skills I have acquired in the field of European policies on sustainable business development. The tutor was a very good teacher, he gave me the right directions to deepen the topics of my interest."
"The EU4EU scholarship was a great experience. My tutor provided a great amount of support and encouragement throughout the internship."