Launch of the Digital Opportunity Traineeships Pilot Project

The Digital Opportunity Traineeship initiative will provide  cross-border traineeships for up to 6.000 students and recent graduates between 2018 and 2020. The aim is to give students of all disciplines the opportunity to get hands on digital experience and ICT in fields demanded by the market. 

The Digital Opportunity trainees will strengthen ICT specific skills, in fields like cybersecurity, big data, quantum technology and machine learning or boost digital skills for business in areas like web design, digital marketing, and software development. 
The first traineeship will start in June 2018 and the interns will receive allowance of around 500 EUR per month, for an average of five months. 
The pilot project will be financed by Horizon 2020 and implemented through Erasmus+.
Interested students and recent graduates can apply through their university, according to the timing and mechanisms established by the university for Erasmus+ traineeships. Offers can be checked here
The pilot project is open to all Erasmus+ Programme Countries and to the Horizon 2020 Associated Countries. 
You can find more information here