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

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:

As we had a chance to host several trainees from various Portuguese Universities, and we loved to have them in Slovakia, we gladly decided to accept an invitation to participate at the International Job Fair in Porto and talk to interested candidates in person.

From studying in Milan to working in Bratislava, Tahmina Mumtaz Memon who is originally from Pakistan is now ready to move on after 6 months of a worthwhile traineeship in Slovakia. We caught up with her at the Placement Slovakia head office to film a video interview which you can see below. We wanted to find out a little more about the work life and the social life she encountered here in Bratislava.

José Pedro da Costa Nunes from Portugal completed his Master studies in Engineering and industrial management and spent 6 months doing an internship as an Industrial engineer in Nitra, Slovakia. We met up with Pedro at the end of his internship just before he got on a flight back to Portugal to ask him how he found his traineeship in Nitra as an Industrial Engineer. As well as the video interview link below (or click on the picture) we also have a full written interview. Now that Pedro has finished, we wish him every bit of success in the future.

 

Our interview with Pedro

Keerthi Jaligam, originally coming from India, is a student in the faculty of Science studying Scientific Instrumentation at the University in Jena, Germany. She spent almost 6 months in Slovakia, doing an internship as a Mechanical Designer in a company in the town of Trenčín. These international experiences in work and study have given Keerthi a foot in the door to progress to the next level in the heart of Europe. Here is what she has to say about her experience.