Paid Traineeship is available in the Library, Information Governance Division in the European Central Bank (ICB). The trainee will be a part of the Information Governance Division in the Directorate General Secretariat.
As a legal trainee you will:
- provide reference services and legal research support at the Library using print and electronic resources;
- help to provide customised information services to meet business and research needs by scanning relevant publications, monitoring news, searching online databases, etc.;
- contribute to developing tailored alert services for lawyers and preparing annotated reading lists on topics related to the ECB;
- promote as well as raise awareness of resources and services available.
The trainee grant is €1,070 per month plus an accommodation allowance. In addition, you will also receive in-house training. The traineeship offers you an excellent opportunity to gain experience in providing information services in an institutional environment and to gain insight into various legal topics related to the ECB’s activities. Moreover, you will be part of a multicultural team that strives for continuous innovation to make a positive impact on the lives of European citizens.
You need the following in order to be a successful candidate
- a bachelor’s degree or higher in law, library sciences or another relevant field;
- a good knowledge of EU law;
- likewise, an awareness of and interest in the role and functioning of the ECB;
- an advanced-level command of English and an intermediate command of at least one other official language of the EU.
In addition, the following are preferable:
- familiarity with using legal databases for research purposes, such as Lexis.com, Lexis®Library, Westlaw UK and EUR-Lex;
- experience in delivering legal information services in a corporate environment or in a government body.
You can apply online for this traineeship.