When? – 23 February 2016, 17:00 – 18:00
Who? – Stephen Turkington, Language Officer, European Commission
Where? – Armstrong Building LT 2.16
The European Union institutions offer an international career to ambitious and capable people. Stephen Turkington works for the European Commission and will give a talk on careers in the EU, covering the many types of jobs available in the various institutions (e.g. law, audit, economics, external relations, communication), career prospects, the recruitment procedure and the traineeship scheme.
Stephen has worked for the European Commission for more than ten years: nine as an English translator in the Directorate-General for Translation (DGT) and one in the London Field Office. Before that, he worked for 11 years as a translator for a large German software company and as a freelance translator. His mother tongue is English and his working languages are German, Polish and French.