9 Opportunities for young Europeans

Some glimpses from the European Youth Event. 📸 © European Parliament, 2021

1. Erasmus+

2. European Solidarity Corps

If you want to show solidarity with your community, the European Solidarity Corps might be the right programme for you.

3. DiscoverEU

4. EU Youth Dialogue

The EU Youth Dialogue brings together the youth and policymakers from across the EU to help make young people’s voices heard in the EU policy-making process.

5. European Youth Week

The European Youth Week generally takes place in the spring. It is an opportunity to discuss topics close to young people’s hearts, learn about opportunities for youth and celebrate their achievements. Learn more

6. Youth Guarantee

It can be difficult to find your path in life. Crises such as the Covid-19 pandemic disproportionally affect the opportunities available to young people.

7. Erasmus for young entrepreneurs

Have you started your own business or do you have an idea for one?
Erasmus for young entrepreneurs gives young people the opportunity to learn from more experienced entrepreneurs in another country. You can develop your skills and your business while discovering a new culture! More info

8. Traineeships

The day-to-day work of the European institutions is carried out by people from all over the European Union. If you dream of an international career, there is no better place to start than the EU institutions. Most of the EU institutions and agencies offer traineeship opportunities to university graduates. They work in all sorts of fields, from agriculture to cybersecurity, so there should be something for you! More info

9. Your first EURES job

The Your first EURES job website can help you find help a job, traineeship or apprenticeship in another country. This is for those aged between 18 and 35 from the EU, Iceland and Norway. More info



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
European Commission

European Commission


Official Medium account of @EU_Commission | Stories, posts & articles about our work. Our social media policy: https://ec.europa.eu/info/social-media-use