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Heigebo
Posts : 12
Join date : 2015-11-16

Re: Preselection

on Thu Dec 03, 2015 12:37 pm
Just got rejected. Good luck to everyone!
anon_user
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Join date : 2015-10-23

Re: Preselection

on Thu Dec 03, 2015 5:52 pm
Heigebo wrote:Just got rejected. Good luck to everyone!
Thank you for your message. Can you confirm that the rejection letter was indeed from the Parliament and not the (Traineeship Office of the) Commission (who happened to send their rejection letters today)?
Did they mention placing you on a reserve list or not?
You might give me some hope that being on a reserve list and being asked to send documents could actually involve a slight chance of being selected in the end...
CMD
Posts : 18
Join date : 2015-08-05

Re: Preselection

on Thu Dec 03, 2015 6:30 pm
Hey I just received a rejection email from the Parliament (I also just received a letter confirming my pre-selection to the Commission so fingers crossed)! they did not mention placing me on the reserve list. I think it's just a straight up rejection from the parliament! oh well!
Heigebo
Posts : 12
Join date : 2015-11-16

Re: Preselection

on Thu Dec 03, 2015 6:44 pm
@anon_user, I got rejected by both of them. No real details besides that I did not pass the pre-selection phase. Good luck though!
bricle1
Posts : 7
Join date : 2015-07-11

Re: Preselection

on Thu Dec 03, 2015 7:08 pm
I got rejected too today, but they said it clearly that they are closing my file. So for me no reserve list.
But at least they confirm my application quality. Last time applying they didn`t mention anything about it Very Happy
Michele
Posts : 9
Join date : 2015-12-03
Age : 25
Location : Reggio Emilia, Italy

Re: Preselection

on Thu Dec 03, 2015 9:03 pm
I was shortlisted for a traineeship at the General Secretariat of the European Parliament, Directorate-General for Finance, Member's Travel and Subsistence Expenses Unit in Luxembourg.

They sent me the e-mail on November 24. I sent the documents a couple days later, now I'm waiting for an answer...
M.M.
Posts : 4
Join date : 2015-11-26

Re: Preselection

on Fri Dec 04, 2015 9:40 am
Hi guys! Smile

Just to be sure..we (shortlisted for Parliament) do not have to lobby, right!? I think there is no need for that, because we are already shortlisted for specific Unit, which is not the case with the EC trainees...so in their case, it makes sense

Nathalie
Posts : 11
Join date : 2015-11-26

Re: Preselection

on Fri Dec 04, 2015 11:44 am
M.M. wrote:Hi guys! Smile

Just to be sure..we (shortlisted for Parliament) do not have to lobby, right!? I think there is no need for that, because we are already shortlisted for specific Unit, which is not the case with the EC trainees...so in their case, it makes sense


Correct (from what I heard) Wink
Nathalie
Posts : 11
Join date : 2015-11-26

Re: Preselection

on Fri Dec 04, 2015 2:24 pm
I just received the message that my file is now complete and that they will send the admission letter by email by the end of December!
almond89
Posts : 17
Join date : 2015-11-25

Re: Preselection

on Fri Dec 04, 2015 4:15 pm
@nathalie

I have received the same! Does it mean that we are definitely selected? It is not really mentioned!

thanks!
Michele
Posts : 9
Join date : 2015-12-03
Age : 25
Location : Reggio Emilia, Italy

Re: Preselection

on Fri Dec 04, 2015 4:17 pm
Just received the same message! I think it does mean we are definitely selected! Very Happy
Nathalie
Posts : 11
Join date : 2015-11-26

Re: Preselection

on Fri Dec 04, 2015 5:03 pm
Yes we are definitely selected! Very Happy
Sab─▒haKaptan
Posts : 4
Join date : 2015-11-26

Re: Preselection

on Fri Dec 04, 2015 5:56 pm
Hi guys!

Do you know how much money will we receive per month? Smile
Paloma00
Posts : 8
Join date : 2015-11-30

Re: Preselection

on Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:15 pm
Same here! Just check my email Very Happy
M.M.
Posts : 4
Join date : 2015-11-26

Re: Preselection

on Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:27 pm
almond89 wrote:@nathalie

I have received the same! Does it mean that we are definitely selected? It is not really mentioned!

thanks!
Same dilema Very Happy I wonder if that is just confirmation of received document..or.., because in the last e-amail (where we were asked to send documents) thay said: "The present letter does not constitute an offer of a traineeship. The offer ]will be sent to you by email once my service has checked all of the above-mentioned documents received by the indicated deadline."

Mail you/we received today is not offical offer.
M-M
Posts : 16
Join date : 2015-11-26

Re: Preselection

on Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:34 pm
Well, to my mind the message is clear enough: "The admission letter together with all the necessary information will be sent to you by e-mail by the end of December." WILL ---> you are going to get the admission letter.
Nathalie
Posts : 11
Join date : 2015-11-26

Re: Preselection

on Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:46 pm
@ M.M No this is not the official offer, but if you read the FAQ and the email it is pretty clear that they will send us the letter/offer this month for sure and that we have to be patient Smile
M.M.
Posts : 4
Join date : 2015-11-26

Re: Preselection

on Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:58 pm
Nathalie wrote:@ M.M No this is not the official offer, but if you read the FAQ and the email it is pretty clear that they will send us the letter/offer this month for sure and that we have to be patient Smile

I did(read it)..that's way i sad that today's mail is very "close" but not final Very Happy Let's be patient...and congratulations to everyone
Oslo09
Posts : 4
Join date : 2015-02-23

Re: Preselection

on Sat Dec 05, 2015 1:02 pm
Hi all,

anyone in the reserve list "community" that has been contacted yet? I know it might be a bit too early for that... but I felt like I needed to ask.

Congrats to those who have received the final offer btw. Smile
belleville
Posts : 1
Join date : 2015-11-30

Re: Preselection

on Tue Dec 08, 2015 11:39 pm
Hi guys,

I'm from the UK and have an offer for a traineeship in the DG for internal policies, beginning in March. I was wondering what people are planning in terms of accommodation - I know nothing about flat-sharing/renting in Brussels, so would be eager if anyone has links/general advice etc. How straightforward is renting for the five month period? How much rent is the norm for deposits etc.

In the email there was a link to a general booking site, and a more particular link to a foyer called 'European Trainees Residence' (www.etr-brussels.be). Does anyone have any experience of this?

Thanks
Paloma00
Posts : 8
Join date : 2015-11-30

Re: Preselection

on Wed Dec 09, 2015 12:16 am
Hi,

I'm wondering the same thing, but I'm thinking about flat-sharing as first choice. I also know nothing about renting in Brussels.

Sab─▒haKaptan
Posts : 4
Join date : 2015-11-26

Re: Preselection

on Wed Dec 09, 2015 12:42 am
Hi,

I am still waiting for final mails and after that I will start looking.
As far as I know it is from 300 to 600 euros.
Me, personally, wish to pass as cheap as I can. Very Happy
Natascha
Posts : 8
Join date : 2015-09-15

Re: Preselection

on Sat Dec 12, 2015 9:17 pm
Hi All, is there anybody here who has applied for Translation Traineeship for April 2016 session? I can't find any thread for us on the forum.
almond89
Posts : 17
Join date : 2015-11-25

Re: Preselection

on Sun Dec 13, 2015 10:28 am
Hello, anybody has aleready received an official offer? Any news?
M-M
Posts : 16
Join date : 2015-11-26

Re: Preselection

on Sun Dec 13, 2015 10:55 am
No:(
M-M
Posts : 16
Join date : 2015-11-26

Re: Preselection

on Sun Dec 13, 2015 10:57 am
But I started already looking for accomodation as I know that there will be lots of interns starting in march and competition for the accomodation will also be though.
almond89
Posts : 17
Join date : 2015-11-25

Re: Preselection

on Sun Dec 13, 2015 12:22 pm
@M-M
I checked a bit the flats, but most of the offers are for January, haven't found anything for March...
And honestly I can not imagine to send somebody money without signing the contract, how does it work in this case?
Paloma00
Posts : 8
Join date : 2015-11-30

Re: Preselection

on Mon Dec 14, 2015 11:51 am
I think I'll start looking by January, it is still too early, like almond89 said, most of the offers are for January. I'm not sure how it works but I guess it would be the monthly rent plus deposit -one month o two-.
anon_user
Posts : 15
Join date : 2015-10-23

Re: Preselection

on Mon Dec 14, 2015 5:12 pm
Natascha wrote:Hi All, is there anybody here who has applied for Translation Traineeship for April 2016 session? I can't find any thread for us on the forum.
They've just mailed me to tell me that my application for a translation traineeship was unsuccessful.
Good luck to you!
Paloma00
Posts : 8
Join date : 2015-11-30

Re: Preselection

on Tue Dec 15, 2015 12:57 pm
Hi all,

how about doing a facebook group or something like that? It could be useful to start knowing each other or posting info about accommodation and other related issues.
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