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.
Shane Challice is an ambitious Business Undergraduate student at Aston University, UK. With the assistance of Placement Slovakia, Shane completed his 6 months long internship working in an International auditing company in Bratislava. Shane believes that his work placement was a perfect opportunity for him to experience a lot of new things and enhance himself in a positive way. We did an interview with Shane to find out more about his work and life in Slovakia.