Career opportunities with the European Institutions Ana-Maria Doboș EU Careers Ambassador
What is an EU Careers Ambassador?
TODAY• What is EPSO?• Where can I work?• Types of jobs & benefits• Selection procedure• Where can I find out more?
Where can an EU Career lead? Council Ctte of Regions ...
Austria ItalyEuropean Union Agency fo...
Why EU Careers?A career with the EU Institutions gives you:• Interesting and challenging work that makes a real differenc...
Benefits package• Salary AD5: 4300 €/month• Training: - languages - skills• Travel for work• Jo...
Overview of staff categories• Permanent staff: Officials• Contract staff: CAST through EPSO• Temporary s...
WHO?
Who are we looking for?Basic eligibility criteria: EU citizen 2 EU languages (2nd = EN, FR or DE) Linguist profiles: 3 ...
EU career profiles Graduate Non – Graduate Secretaries Pol...
What kind of people are we looking for?• Are highly skilled, resilient and motivated to succeed, learn and develop• Have ...
HOW?
Selection Procedure Overview number of months1 9
Selection Procedure Overview Assessmen Computer t Reserve list Tests ...
Online Application• www.eu-careers.eu• Consult Indicative planning• Create an EPSO Account communication EPSO candi...
Selection Procedure Overview AssessmenComputer t Reserve list CentreBased T...
Computer Based TestsComputer Based Tests (CBT)multiple-choice tests in 1st and 2nd language – cognitive abilities (= r...
Computer based tests In your main language: 1 of 23 official EU languages In your 2nd la...
Example verbal reasoning
Example verbal reasoning
Example numerical reasoning
Example numerical reasoning
Example abstract reasoning
Example abstract reasoning
Example situational judgement
Example situational judgement X X
Computer based tests Linguists and AST Language skills:Linguist verbal reasoningpro...
Selection Procedure Overview Assessment Reserve list Centre Successful ...
Assessment Centre• fixed quota of top scoring candidates are invited (2.5)• 1 day in Brussels (EPSO building)• Case stud...
Assessment Centre 7+1 competencies• Analysis & Problem-Solving• Communicating• Delivering Quality &...
Selection Procedure Overview Reserve list Successful ...
Reserve list & Recruitment Reserve list Recruitment EPSO EU Institut...
WHEN?
When to apply?Generalists: 3 major selection procedures per year• Spring: Graduates (Administrator) – next in 2014• S...
OTHER STAFF
Overview of staff categories• Permanent staff: Officials• Contract staff: CAST through EPSO• Temporary s...
Other types of employment• CAST – contract agents (no assessment centre stage, number of successful candidates is not pr...
Other types of employment• Traineeships duration Application dealine Commissi...
EC Traineeship – what is it?• All Institutions offer traineeships – not centralized Most trainees work in the Commission...
EC Traineeship – who can apply? Selection Criteria• You do not have to be an EU national• There is no age l...
EC Traineeship – key steps .... for traineeship October 2013Apply between3-31 January 2013 ...
Information tools• Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)• Competitions blog: eu-careers.info• Candidate Contact Service (CCS) ...
EU Careers Romania• eucareers.uaic@gmail.com• http://www.facebook.com/EuCareersRomania
Questions?www.eu-careers.eu
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  • 1. Career opportunities with the European Institutions Ana-Maria Doboș EU Careers Ambassador
  • 2. What is an EU Careers Ambassador?
  • 3. TODAY• What is EPSO?• Where can I work?• Types of jobs & benefits• Selection procedure• Where can I find out more?
  • 4. Where can an EU Career lead? Council Ctte of Regions Commissio n Economic &Parliament Social Ctte Ombudsman European External Action Service Court of Justice Data Protection Court of Auditors Supervisor … and many more agencies of the EU … in Brussels or Luxembourg (80%) or elsewhere in the EU and the World (20%)
  • 5. Austria ItalyEuropean Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice European Training Foundation (ETF) TopTop LatviaBelgium Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC)Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) TopEuropean Defence Agency (EDA) LithuaniaExecutive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation (EACI) European Institute for Gender EqualityResearch Executive Agency (REA) TopEuropean Research Council Executive Agency (ERC) LuxembourgTrans-European Transport Network Executive Agency (TEN-T EA) Translation Centre for the Bodies of the European Union (CdT)Top Executive Agency for Health and Consumers (EAHC)Czech Republic TopEuropean GNSS Supervisory Authority (GSA) MaltaTop European Asylum Support Office (EASO)Denmark TopEuropean Environment Agency (EEA) The Netherlands di e sTop The European Union’s Judicial Cooperation Unit (EUROJUST) d boEstonia European Police Office (EUROPOL)European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice Top es anTop PolandFinland European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders (FRONTEX enciEuropean Chemicals Agency (ECHA)Top Top AgFrance Portugal EUCommunity Plant Variety Office (CPVO) European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)European Railway Agency (ERA) European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)European Union Institute for Security Studies (ISS) TopEuropean Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice SloveniaEuropean Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER)Top TopGermany SpainEuropean Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA)European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market – Trade Marks and Designs (OHIM)Top European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (OSHA)Greece European Joint Undertaking for ITER and the Development of Fusion Energy (Fusion for Energy)European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop)European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) European Union Satellite Centre (EUSC)Top TopHungary SwedenEuropean Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)Top TopIreland United KingdomEuropean Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (EUROFOUND) European Medicines Agency (EMEA) European Police College (CEPOL)Top European Banking Authority (EBA)
  • 6. Why EU Careers?A career with the EU Institutions gives you:• Interesting and challenging work that makes a real difference for Europe• An environment where you are encouraged to learn new skills and languages• The opportunity to work and travel abroad, and work with people from all over Europe• A lifetime of different jobs
  • 7. Benefits package• Salary AD5: 4300 €/month• Training: - languages - skills• Travel for work• Job mobility• Work-life balance• Social benefits: - health care - child care - European Schools
  • 8. Overview of staff categories• Permanent staff: Officials• Contract staff: CAST through EPSO• Temporary staff: mostly in agencies• Interim, Freelance, SNE• Trainees not through EPSO
  • 9. WHO?
  • 10. Who are we looking for?Basic eligibility criteria: EU citizen 2 EU languages (2nd = EN, FR or DE) Linguist profiles: 3 EU languages Graduate profiles (Administrator): bachelor degree Non-graduate profiles (Assistant): secondary education + 6 yrs of prof. exp. post-secondary education + 3 yrs of prof. exp.
  • 11. EU career profiles Graduate Non – Graduate Secretaries Policy officers HR assistants Lawyers Language editors Auditors Financial assistants Translators Conference organisers Interpreters Audio visual technicians Communication & press ICT support officers Web designers IT project managers Nuclear inspectorsDevelopment Aid specialists Social workers Archivists Nurses Statisticians Contract managers Assistant (AST)Administrator (AD)
  • 12. What kind of people are we looking for?• Are highly skilled, resilient and motivated to succeed, learn and develop• Have a desire to make a difference; who want to help shape Europe and the world• Enjoy working in multi cultural teams• Deliver results
  • 13. HOW?
  • 14. Selection Procedure Overview number of months1 9
  • 15. Selection Procedure Overview Assessmen Computer t Reserve list Tests Centre EU wide Successful Brussels applicants
  • 16. Online Application• www.eu-careers.eu• Consult Indicative planning• Create an EPSO Account communication EPSO candidate• Apply for a competition during the application period (5 weeks)
  • 17. Selection Procedure Overview AssessmenComputer t Reserve list CentreBased Tests Brussels Successful applicantsWorld wide
  • 18. Computer Based TestsComputer Based Tests (CBT)multiple-choice tests in 1st and 2nd language – cognitive abilities (= reasoning skills) – test centre in your country – all applicants
  • 19. Computer based tests In your main language: 1 of 23 official EU languages In your 2nd language: EN,FR or DE
  • 20. Example verbal reasoning
  • 21. Example verbal reasoning
  • 22. Example numerical reasoning
  • 23. Example numerical reasoning
  • 24. Example abstract reasoning
  • 25. Example abstract reasoning
  • 26. Example situational judgement
  • 27. Example situational judgement X X
  • 28. Computer based tests Linguists and AST Language skills:Linguist verbal reasoningprofiles in 2nd and 3rd languageAssistant Professional skills profiles
  • 29. Selection Procedure Overview Assessment Reserve list Centre Successful applicants Brussels
  • 30. Assessment Centre• fixed quota of top scoring candidates are invited (2.5)• 1 day in Brussels (EPSO building)• Case study In your• Oral presentation 2 nd langu age: EN, FR o• Structured interview r DE• Group exercise• Practical language tests (Linguists)• Exercises related to professional skills (AST)
  • 31. Assessment Centre 7+1 competencies• Analysis & Problem-Solving• Communicating• Delivering Quality & Results• Learning & Development• Prioritising & Organising• Resilience• Working with others Leadership (potential to lead) (AD profiles)
  • 32. Selection Procedure Overview Reserve list Successful applicants
  • 33. Reserve list & Recruitment Reserve list Recruitment EPSO EU Institutions• Data base of successful • Institution has a vacancy candidates - Checks reserve list - Invites candidates to• Valid for at least 1 year interview – may be extended - Job offer to ‘best fit ‘• No guarantee for a job • Candidate accepts offer, or remains on reserve list
  • 34. WHEN?
  • 35. When to apply?Generalists: 3 major selection procedures per year• Spring: Graduates (Administrator) – next in 2014• Summer: Linguists - Conference interpreters - Translators• Winter: Non-Graduates with experience (Assistants)Specialists and contractual staff: when needed(Most) profiles and languages vary each year
  • 36. OTHER STAFF
  • 37. Overview of staff categories• Permanent staff: Officials• Contract staff: CAST through EPSO• Temporary staff: mostly in agencies• Interim, Freelance, SNE• Trainees not through EPSO
  • 38. Other types of employment• CAST – contract agents (no assessment centre stage, number of successful candidates is not predefined)• Temporary agents (published on EPSO website, selection is done by Institutions/Agencies)• Interim staff (via local temping agencies)• Freelance linguists (translators and interpreters)• Seconded national experts (via Perm. Reps of the Member States)
  • 39. Other types of employment• Traineeships duration Application dealine Commission 5m 31 January, 1 September Parliament 5m 15 May, 15 Oktober Council 5m 31 August Court of Justice 5m 1 May, 1 Oktober Court of Auditors 5m whole year Economic and Social Committee 5m 1 April, 1 Oktober Committee of the Regions 5m 31 March, 30 September European Ombudsman 5m 30 April, 31 August paid, all around 1000-1100 EUR
  • 40. EC Traineeship – what is it?• All Institutions offer traineeships – not centralized Most trainees work in the Commission – Approx. 600 selected, twice per year• Not a boring internship (no ‘photocopying’, you are paid)• 5 months: Oct>Feb or March>July
  • 41. EC Traineeship – who can apply? Selection Criteria• You do not have to be an EU national• There is no age limit• No prior work experience within the InstitutionsYou need: to have a bachelor degree to speak 2 EU languages (2nd: EN, FR, DE) to apply in time ....
  • 42. EC Traineeship – key steps .... for traineeship October 2013Apply between3-31 January 2013 June+ a hard copy file! 2000 600 5000 -7000 pre-selected approx. applicants ‘Blue Book’ receive an offer Online application for EC Traineeship: http://ec.europa.eu/stages/index_en.htm March traineeship: apply in July-August in Yr-1
  • 43. Information tools• Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)• Competitions blog: eu-careers.info• Candidate Contact Service (CCS) - webform - phone
  • 44. EU Careers Romania• eucareers.uaic@gmail.com• http://www.facebook.com/EuCareersRomania
  • 45. Questions?www.eu-careers.eu

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