Laura, PR Intern, Lithuania

"I am extremely grateful for this opportunity, it was one of the best decisions of my life."

Laura, PR Intern, Lithuania

Sebastian, Light Designer, Poland

"I received a very good support. The colleagues helped me with everything."

Sebastian, Light Designer, Poland

Quentin, IT Specialist, France

"The best part was the culture. It is very interesting and beautiful."

Quentin, IT Specialist, France

Shane, Financial Assistant, UK

"I told to myself: Why not to apply, why not to have a beautiful experience?"

Shane, Financial Assistant, UK

Arba, Financial Analyst, Albanian studying in Austria

"I was involved in different types of tasks and I was trusted to execute them independently."

Arba, Financial Analyst, Albanian studying in Austria

Lucas, Startup Project Coordinator, Brazil

"I’m enjoying the work; it meets my professional and academic background."

Lucas, Startup Project Coordinator, Brazil

Keerthi, Mechanical Engineer, India

"I received more then i expected. Keep up the good work, Placement Slovakia."

Keerthi, Mechanical Engineer, India

Emanuel, Accountant Trainee, Portugal

"I put theory into practise and I got to know financial activity of a large company."

Emanuel, Accountant Trainee, Portugal

Vitor, Executive Assistant, Portugal

"Please come! Do not stay at home; rather travel, meet new people and explore Slovakia."

Vitor, Executive Assistant, Portugal

Daniel, Online Marketing Operator, Spain

"What will I miss the most? My job, probably."

Daniel, Online Marketing Operator, Spain

Miguel, Web Developer, Portugal

"I met amazing people and fall in love with a city that I did not even know few years ago."

Miguel, Web Developer, Portugal

Monica, Marketing trainee, Indian studying in Austria

"I am treated as full-time employee, which is great."

Monica, Marketing trainee, Indian studying in Austria

Vinay, Mechanical Engineer, Indian studying in Germany

"It is fun to learn new things; language and to explore new places."

Vinay, Mechanical Engineer, Indian studying in Germany

Pedro, Industrial Engineer, Portugal

"I am having a blast here!"

Pedro, Industrial Engineer, Portugal

Joao Pedro, Communication Assistant, Portugal

"My colleagues have become my friends. What can be better?"

Joao Pedro, Communication Assistant, Portugal

Pablo, Mechanical Engineer, Spain

"I like the travelling opportunities Bratislava offers."

Pablo, Mechanical Engineer, Spain

André Lagos, Project Coordinator assistant, Portugal.

“A few days after my arrival, I was already feeling like home”

André Lagos, Project Coordinator assistant, Portugal.

Tahmina Mumtaz, Junior SAP specialist, Pakistan

"I believe that this experience will enable me to follow my future endeavours in a defined way, and nourish me professionally.”

Tahmina Mumtaz, Junior SAP specialist, Pakistan

Dear friends, current and future trainees, and all our fans! We are on a Christmas break from Thursday, December 21st until Friday, January 5th. Thank you for being here with us during this amazing year 2017 and we already look forward to seeing you in 2018!

 

Joshua Wales is a Marketing graduate from the London South Bank University. Josh was a part of the Placement Slovakia team for several months, before he left back to UK to pursue another career opportunities. You can watch and read how he enjoyed his experience in Slovakia in the video and article below. 

 

João stayed in the capital, Bratislava for 6 months. He then left when his time was up and moved straight to Barcelona to start another international traineeship. We shot a video that you can see below to find out what he thought of Bratislava. There is also the written interview below that João kindly wrote for us.

 

Aston University in Birmingham is a valued partner of Placement Slovakia and therefore we did not hesitate to accept the invitation to participate in their International Placement Event, which took place on the 15th of November in the Aston University Student Union Hall.

                 

Whilst many traineeships are situated in the country's capital, some trainees go also to the smaller cities and towns that Slovakia has to offer, spreading right across the country. Vinay decided to undertake his traineeship for a company in Nitra, the fifth largest city in Slovakia located at the foot of the quaint Zobor Mountain. Here is Vinay's experience working as a Tool Designer over a 5 month period: