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.
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.