APPLY NOW: Transatlantic Leadership Program 2020

Applications for the Transatlantic Leadership Program (TLP) 2020 are now open until 30 November 2019. The TLP gives young professionals of the European Union the opportunity to work on transatlantic relations first-hand by offering an internship of three months at the United States Congress. The working experience will be from September to December 2020.


  • Be under 40 years of age
  • Be interested in EU-US relations
  • Be an EU citizen

Application and Preparation Timeline (as presented on the TLP's website):

  • Open call for applications – 1st November 2019 to 30th November 2019
  • Selection of preselected Candidates for consideration (interviews) – by 20th December 2019
  • Communication of preselected candidates to the parliamentary and congressional offices – 3rd -5th of January 2020
  • Deadline for the final decision of the parliamentary offices regarding acceptance of the candidates 28th February 2020
  • Communication of final decisions to Successful candidates and placement fee payments 2nd March 2020
  • Arranging of the plane tickets for successful candidates who paid the placement fee 2nd to 16th March 2020
  • Arranging the logistics of the working experience – January to September 2020
  • The working experience – September to December 2020 (the exact dates to be arranged between the candidate and the office)

Please note that if accepted, participants will have to pay a 995€ fee for successful placement. All further costs, except for plane tickets, must be covered by the participant.

For insights into the experience, read ASL Alumna Maša Ocvirk's blog who participated in the TLP 2018.

You can apply online here.