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Internship in Germany (Praktika) is often necessary to complete degrees for a student that wants to highlight is skills and get a first experience at work! To seek an internship abroad is also a unique experience, in term of language as well as for learning a new culture.

The obvious method to find a secondment abroad is to contact directly companies from your countries with international subsidiaries and which can send you abroad for an internship. Some large worldwide companies organise selections with tests and interviews to recruit interns.

Here are some websites that might be useful:

Praktika [] is the reference in term of jobs and internships, in the mainland as well as abroad.

Jobpilot [] offers, in partnership with a list of internships, traineeship, secondment.

karriere [] provides a database of available internships and secondments.

JobStairs []

EU programme : Leonardo da Vinci

The Leonardo da Vinci Community vocational training action programme, introduced in 1994, promotes projects based on co-operation between the various players in vocational training - training bodies, vocational schools, universities, businesses, chambers of commerce, etc.

Community funds for the first phase of the programme amounted to € 800 million between 1995 and 2001, and 125 000 people received a grant for a work-related stay abroad.

The program addresses to:

  • young people with less than 28 years. The program concurs to realize an experience that can go on from a minimum of three weeks to a maximum of nine months according to the level of formation;
  • to young people with less than 28 years with a professional title: it is possible to carry out a training of job in a company (for a period between three and twelve months) in the working market of an other European State;
  • to young university student : it is possible to work for some months (minimal three, maximum twelve) in a company of an other European State.

Information about participating in a Leonardo da Vinci project can be obtained by contacting the Leonardo da Vinci national agencies.

You will find more internships abroad with the following links:

Update 24/05/2005


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