The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) Traineeship Program 2019

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Application Deadline: 12 June 2019.

The European Maritime Safety Agency offers traineeships for a period of at least 3 months and at most 6 months. The traineeship program aims to provide trainees with work experience in the field of maritime safety legislation, response to pollution at sea and cooperation among member states in safety at sea matters. Inservice training enables trainees to acquire practical experience by means of their work and put into practice the knowledge they have acquired during their academic studies or professional careers.

From the publication of this call, EMSA envisages to select 9 trainees. The starting date of the traineeships is 1st September 2019 and finishing date is 29th February 2020. More information about the selection procedure as well as the rights and duties of the trainees can be found in the Decision N˚2016/036 of the Executive Director relating to the rules governing the traineeship scheme of EMSA. The trainees will be awarded a monthly grant of € 1025.69 and a travel allowance as indicated in the above-mentioned decision, if applicable. The trainees will be assigned to work for the following Units complying with a diploma of relevant studies and competence.

Traineeship Positions
o ‘Executive Office’
Support to the Director in all areas under her responsibility, including policy, communication, planning and monitoring.
 Implementing EMSA’s visual identity in the preparation of publication layouts and data visualisation;
 Assisting in the development of the website;
 Building up and compiling EMSA’s image database;
 Stocktaking of existing publications and branded material;
 Assisting in the preparation of presentations;
 Supporting video production.

The following skills would be considered advantageous:
 Basic knowledge of photography & film;
 Competence in the MS Office suite;
 Experience in using latest Adobe creative cloud software (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and
Premiere Pro);
 Experience in producing data visualisation and infographics.
Diploma required: Communication Science, Languages, Journalism, European Studies, Graphic Design,
Multimedia Studies.
Languages: Fluency in both written and spoken English.

Unit A.1.1 ‘Human Resources – Missions Cell’
Processing of mission reimbursements of EMSA staff.
 Assisting in the preparation of professional missions ensuring that the relevant rules and procedures
in place are respected;
 Encoding of mission claims on behalf of the staff member making sure that the Mission Guide is
 Assisting in administrative tasks linked to mission procedures;
 Assisting in other tasks of the Unit as required;
 Archiving and filing of mission related documentation.
The trainee should have the following skills:
 Good organisational skills;
 Ability to work in a team;
 Knowledge of Excel.

Diploma required: Tourism, Public Administration, Finances or any other related to the tasks to be
Languages: Fluency in both written and spoken English.

Interested candidates should apply by sending their application by e-mail to the following address:
The complete application must include the documents below:
1) Application Form (in the same editable format, not scanned, with no images inserted as signature and
with all required fields completed);
2) Copy of all the University Diploma/s or relevant official certificate/s declared in the application (selfcertifications are not accepted).
The closing date for application for the traineeship program is 12 June 2019.
Please note that only complete applications submitted within the deadline will be considered.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the EMSA Traineeship Program 2019

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