The ELI Secretariat in Vienna is permanently looking for Trainees (Rechtsreferendare/-innen in der Wahlstation). Please note that the position is limited to students from Germany as it is funded by the German government. Moreover, tasks are heavily administrative. As a Referendar/in at the ELI Secretariat you will:

  • Work under the guidance of a Project Officer and be expected to independently fulfill tasks in support of Project Teams and ELI bodies
  • Support the Secretariat in organising meetings and conferences 


To apply, please send your CV (in English) to the SecretariatIt is not necessary to have your certificates translated.

If you would like the ELI to keep your personal data for future vacancies, please indicate this clearly in your application documents. Your file will be stored for a maximum period of two years. During that time, you will have the right to access, rectify, seek erasure or restrict the processing of your personal data in accordance with the GDPR as well as a right to data portability. To exercise any of those rights, kindly contact the ELI SecretariatShould you believe that any of your rights under the GDPR have been infringed, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Austrian Data Protection Agency (