New traineeship announced by the European Parliament

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Wed Oct 7 06:48:58 EDT 2009


The Information Technology Support Unit (ITS) Unit at the Directorate 
General for Translation at the European Parliament is offering a paid 
5-month traineeship programme (Schuman Traineeships - general option) in 
the areas of _*Language Technology* *Research and Development*_ 
and _*Communication*_.
*_Entity and location_*: Information Technology Support (ITS) Unit of 
the Directorate General for Translation at the European Parliament in 
_*Requirements: *_
The ITS Unit is looking for candidates for a traineeship in 2 different 
1) _Research and Development Team_ 
a) Computanional Linguist or Research Engineer with an interest in NLP 
and translation technologies.
b) Translation or Communication Graduate with an interest in translation 
2) _Communication Team _
a) Graduates with a degree in IT, Web publishing or equivalent
b) Graduates with a degree in Journalism, Communication or equivalent.
_*Detailed profile descriptions*_ (4) are _attached_ to this e-mail.
_General requirements_:
1) Be a national of a Member State of the European Union or of an 
applicant country (derogation possible).
2) Have a thorough knowledge of one of the official languages of the 
European Union and a good knowledge of a second (English or French)
3) Not have been awarded any other paid traineeship, or have been in 
paid employment for more than 4 consecutive weeks, with a European 
Institution or a Member or political group of the European Parliament.
4) Have obtained, before the deadline for applications, a university 
degree after a course of study of at least three years' duration;
5) Submit a written reference from a university lecturer or from a 
professional person who is able to give an objective assessment of the 
applicant's aptitudes.
6) have produced a substantial written paper, as part of the 
requirements for a university degree or for a scientific journal
You can find all rules governing traineeships on: 
*_Application procedure:_*
Applications for traineeships starting on 1 March 2010 are accepted 
*until 15 October 2009 (midnight)*.
To find more information, conditions for admission and *online* 
*application form* on this page: 
To indicate in the application form that you would be interested in a 
_traineeship in ITS_, please fill in:
a) in point 6 "Other" of the application form in subpoint "Aim of 
traineeship" in "other" that you are interested in a traineeship at the 
Information Technology Support Unit at Directorate General for Translation
b) in point 6 "Areas of interest" select appropriate areas of interest 
(e.g. information technology, engineering/technology, multimedia, 
c) in point 6 "Department - preference": Directorate General for Translation
[Apologies for possible cross-postings]
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