It is and mostly a civil servant or employee who professionally assigns drafts and concepts (from Latin: conceptus = to summarize, concipere = to grasp, to take in), problem solutions, programs, theories etc. for his respective institution had to develop. As a preliminary step to this profession, you were a concept intern. The job title of the draftsman today corresponds most closely to a "project manager".
Franz Kafka had been working as a draftsman since 1910; he belonged to an operational department for which he had prepared himself by attending lectures on "Mechanical Technology" at the German Technical University in Prague . Franz Grillparzer was the clerk at the court library in 1812.
Among lawyers in Austria, “trainee” is still a common name for a trainee lawyer, in Germany the name for the trainee is “trainee lawyer” (§ 53 BRAO ), in Switzerland “substitute”.
- universal dictionary; New Swiss Library, 1967
- Duden, edition 21, volume 1
- Reports of the Federal Geological Institute (PDF; 21 kB)
- Austrian dictionary - school edition, 40th edition: "Legal assistant of a lawyer"