We are delighted to announce that we are accepting applications for internships for winter of 2022! (Ref. Ares (2022) 6074810) The aim of the internship is to offer candidates the opportunity of working at the ESDC, participating in the organisation and conduct of training activities towards a better understanding of CSDP in the overall context of CFSP, as part of their studies. It is addressed to students who are currently enrolled in an academic institute in order to obtain a Bachelor's or a Master's degree. Applicants shall be selected on the basis of the academic profile and motivation. The internship period should last at least three and at most six months and candidates must be nationals from the European Member States. Thorough knowledge of one CSDP language (EN/FR) and satisfactory knowledge of the other one are required.


  • Facilitate the conduct of ESDC training activities in general and of specific training activities in support of CSDP missions and operations and capacity building
  • Contribute to the Internet performance and PR activities of the ESDC
  • Prepare dossiers for the meetings of the ESDC bodies;
  • Provide logistic and administrative support for the organisation and coordination of meetings and other events
  • Act as a point of contact for queries and requests from the national institutes' POCs


Before applying, please read carefully the Administrative Instruction II/2022 concerning information about the selection procedure as well as the rights and duties of the interns. The document below contains also the Application Form template. Do not hesitate to ask us any further questions!

Please send the Internship Application Form and your CV following the European CV form ( until 09 September 2022 at:


The interviews for the posts  are planned for mid-September.  Not all the candidates will be invited for the interviews. The potential candidates will be informed by the end of September.


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The protection of your personal data is very important at the ESDC and they will be handled as appropriate.

Phone number: +322584 6217