Belgium, Brussels / Portugal, Lisbon: Cláudio Graça Fernandes, 25, Schuman Trainee at the European Parliament

To a person like me, that always had to fight for everything I ever wanted, this traineeship represented the tip of the iceberg of achievements in my life. To work for such a prestigious institution as the European Parliament, for a graduate of International Relations and Political Science, was really a dream came true.
The first 2 weeks were one of the best in my life: I bonded quickly with the housemates; with the people from the European Parliament; the room …