Yes, yes, I know you are hungry for more Country Fun Facts, so I won’t distract you with unnecessary introductions. Here you go! Candice from Belgium tells us: Bright Belgium Belgium is one of the most enlightened countries in the world. Indeed, if you look at a satellite map showing Europe at night from the … Continue reading Country fun facts: gigantic babies, tasty pizza and moving dunes
Could it be happening at last…? Is it really true? Is summer coming to Luxembourg?????? The weather forecast seems positive about it. In any case, before the sun and its delicious warmth change their mind and move further south to the lucky Mediterranean shores, the Food & Wine SC is taking advantage of a 25°C … Continue reading After work picnic in the sunshine
TRAINEE EVENTS 04.06.2015 / 17:30 / AFTER WORK PICNIC / PARK NEXT TO FONDATION PESCATORE The Food & Wine SC is taking advantage of a 25°C forecast to organize an almost spontaneous picnic in the park. Because there can be no better after work plan for Thursday than lying on the grass with a cold … Continue reading Upcoming events: June 3rd – June 16th
After months of blissful ignorance, the stagiaires of Brussels have finally realised that we Lux trainees exist as well! This month we will receive, not just one, but two visits by them! The first group to visit Luxembourg will consist of Blue Book trainees from different DGs who are coming as soon as this weekend … Continue reading Brussels has noticed us!
As our traineeship progresses, more and more people are setting their eyes on the future. Many of us have already applied for the Generalist EPSO competition, for which the exams are taking place these days, while new translator competitions are opening soon for many languages, and career guidance sessions whisper job hunting tips into our … Continue reading Let the job hunt begin!
Last Friday it was time again for an epic night: The BAD TASTE PARTY!!!! Finally, the big day had come and the trainees could replace their usual uncomfortable business look with some of the cheesiest outfits their wardrobes offered. It was the chance to show our incredible feeling for the latest fashion looks on Luxembourg’s … Continue reading Bad Taste Party
We have started the month of June, the penultimate of our traineeship. We have spent the last three months in each other’s company. The past three months, or this past quarter, to put it in ECB terms, have been the most active and challenging of my life. First of all, I have been placed in … Continue reading Mid-stage greetings from the President
Almost three months had flown by and we were heading to Brussels again. This time already knowing each other and already knowing what we are doing here. Can you believe that it was this exact same spring and not in another life when we visited Brussels for the first time? By the way, has anyone … Continue reading Brussels. Sharp!
So, after the stunning Ghent and the too-cute-to-be-real Bruges, we decided to give Antwerp a shot. What was I expecting? Well, in the Geography book in the sixth grade there was a short article about a major port city, accompanied by a photo of a port. So that. That’s what I was expecting. Didn’t seem … Continue reading Antwerp. Not entirely about diamonds
The plan was very well-intended and sounded like this: “Let’s meet at 8:20 at the lounge and let’s take that earlier train to avoid the crazy crowds that we had to experience on the train to Ghent.” In other words, a perfect plan. The only tiny problem was that for half of us it turned … Continue reading Bruges: full of tourists, horses & magic