As some of you might still remember, a looong time ago we went to Brussels for our first glimpse of what work in an EU institution would be like. At least we thought so at the beginning. Oh, how naive and innocent we were back then! In order to refresh your memory, we tried to … Continue reading Welcome to Brussels!
On the last Saturday of March many brave trainees defied rainy weather and met at Gare Centrale in order to visit Vianden in the north east of Luxembourg. In this small town it is possible to see one of the most famous castles in Luxembourg. (Yes, there are many more. Check out the list here … Continue reading Trip to Vianden
On Monday, 13 April, we were invited to the Court of Auditors. The following is a summary of the important and not so important facts that you might want to remember. (Thanks to Radek Majer for the presentation!) The names of the institutions in the different member countries are not necessarily direct translations of “Court … Continue reading 15 things you always wanted to know about… the European Court of Auditors
Easter Monday, 10 a.m. You may not know what’s going on in town, but you’ll find out soon enough if you follow the crowd. The crowd? Are there even crowds in Luxembourg? Sometimes there are, yes: any given day at Auchan (this you know), on the Duke’s birthday (this you’ll see on June 23rd*) and … Continue reading Bird hunt at the Easter market
Remember to keep an eye on the social calendar! TRAINEE EVENTS 09.04.2015 / 17:30 – 20:30 / Jean Monnet cafeteria – Cake Stravaganza Join the Food & Wine SC in a cake and tea buffet where you can boast your cooking talents and try delicious treats. 11.04.2015 / Trip to Metz Discover Metz’s regal Quartier … Continue reading Upcoming events: April 1st-15th
A new job in a new country, a different language. No friends, no family and little time to find a room, find your way to work and find out how everything works in Luxembourg. But, hey, don’t panic. The European Commission has the perfect solution for you: a pair of their best liaison trainees, brand … Continue reading A big round of applause