The OHIM organises traineeships for young university gradueates and professionals to provide them with first-hand experience of the work of the European Union (EU) and the chance to participate in intellectual property administration.
The duration of the traineeship is of 12 months and 2 weeks, starting between 1 September and 15 October each year.
Trainees shall be entitled to a monthly grant. The amount of the basic grant will be published annually on the website.
The trainee who finishes the contract early will have to reimburse the part of the grant relating to the period which has not been worked.
To be eligible, applicants must:
- be nationals from both EU Member States and non-Member States.
- have completed the first cycle of a higher education course (undergraduate studies) and have obtained a degree or equivalent before the traineeship starts;
- have a working knowledge of one of OHIM’s five official languages (English, French, German, Italian and Spanish), equivalent to level B1 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages; and preferably a good knowledge of another official EU language.
31 March 2021