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

We always enjoy hearing about experiences and tips directly from our trainees. Especially if it is intended to help future interns who wish to come to Slovakia. Abdullah is finishing his internship in a few days, but he would like to share his insights of application process with you before he leaves.

João Camacho and his journey from Portugal to the heart of Europe.

I have to be honest. I never thought of coming to Slovakia but so far this has been the best decision I have ever made! Keep reading if you want to know more about my story and be sure you can have the same opportunity as I did.

Hey everyone! My name is João and I finished my degree in management at University of Madeira, Portugal, in 2016. Despite I was working at that time, I knew that I needed a remarkable experience in a foreign country. Taking into consideration that the decision of leaving your country is not easy, I would like to share with you my experience as a trainee in Slovakia. 

Lucas Gurgel, originally from Brazil, is a student of Innovation Economics and Management at the University of Porto. He came to Slovakia in December 2016 to start his internship in one consulting firm. Even though his internship period ended in May, he decided to stay in Bratislava until August to enjoy summer here and finish his thesis. We met on our terrace one sunny afternoon and spent about an hour talking about his experience. You can read what we learnt in the following article. Have a nice read! 

                                                                    

 

Applying for a position, whether it is an internship or a full time job, means sharing the best of your qualifications and profile to your future employer. You do not want to mess that up. There are many mistakes usually done that can cause candidates some good points on an interview, but we will try to point out some of the most regular ones we observe when doing skype interviews for Placement Slovakia programme. If you want to make a good impression, you should continue reading to get some first-hand advices.

 

Abdullah, a PhD. student from Turkey has been doing his Erasmus+ Internship in Slovakia for 3 months.  He decided to start this writing series with the encouragement of Placement Slovakia which provided him this internship opportunity.  Abdullah knows that it is a really challenging process to find an internship, and for that reason he would like to share his step by step experience from acceptance of traineeship until present days.