ONE- TO SIX-MONTH VOCATIONAL INTERNSHIP
“I would go to Russia again in a heartbeat because the country is so unique and special and you can immerse yourself in a different culture and also a bit of a different world! Through this experience abroad I learned a lot for life and got to see new views inmanyareas. I would recommend it to anyone!”.”
With an internship of 1-6 months you will get to know Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan or Kyrgyzstan directly and from different sides. With a local company, an NGO or a public institution you will get a deeper impression of everyday life in the host country. Internships are possible in the following countries and towns:
- Russia: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Petrozavodsk, Ulan-Ude
- Ukraine: Uzhgorod
- Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek, Ak-Suu
- Uzbekistan: Namangan
You usually live with a host family during your internship. You will live in a students’ residence in Moscow and Irkutsk.
Our partner organizations can organize engagements, for example, in the following spheres: NGO, children’s home, tourism, national library, rehabilitation center for children, agriculture, handicrafts, zoo, radio and a lot more. We would be happy to advise you as your long-term engagement is taking shape.
What you need are initiative, tolerance and commitment in order to be able to make contact with other people and to adapt to the new circumstances. Professional experience is not required. We recommend taking a language course to start with, if you do not yet speak Russian. This is often demanded. Language course and internship can wellbe combined. But you can also do the two in different towns – one after the other.
For advice or if you have any questions, please contact Nathalia: firstname.lastname@example.org, 031 381 46 20