1. Experience: how is your education and training relevant to this particular profile? How do you phrase this paragraph to convince you have the “right” educational background? What are your subjects, thesis that interest them?

2. Interest: why did you decide to apply for European Institutions or agencies? Why a public service? Why this particular public service? Why this profile in this public service? Why is this appealing for you? Why now in your career?

3. Your contribution to the EU: what specific contribution do you think you could make to the work of EU? What is the role you would like to play? What particular strengths would you bring to your work? Why are they needed?

4. Strengths: What are two of your main achievements? What is the process you went through and the positive outcomes? Did you play a leading role or decisive contribution? What was it? What did you learn from them?