Student internship abroad in Sweden – it’s easy with us!
Student internship abroad
The advantage of the Swedish education is the practical orientation, which aims to prepare you as much as possible for the real work environment. All that means putting you in real situations from the professional process, in order to start developing as professionals during your education. That is why a large part of the programs in Sweden include a mandatory internship in a Swedish or a foreign company. This is a valuable experience for students, a test of their abilities and knowledge, as well as the opportunity for a permanent employment contract after the internship. That is why we, from Danbul Study, advise you to start looking for an internship before the start of your higher education. Don’t worry, we will give you all the guidelines!
When will your student internship happen?
The internship takes place at different times for each program. This is usually during the third year of your education abroad. The duration of the bachelor’s programs is 3 years, during which students spend one semester in compulsory internship. You can find yourself in one of the most successful companies in Sweden or in another country abroad. After completing your bachelor’s program, you can continue with your chosen master’s degree (1 or 2 years), where you will also have a mandatory internship at the end.
How to find a student internship abroad?
Finding the desired student internship is a big problem for the students both abroad and in Sweden. You may already know this if you have started your search! Usually the process is quite chaotic due to the lack of structured information and guidelines to bring you closer to the student position in the companies you have identified! Unfortunately, your university will usually leave you on your own, and their help will be close to zero. Unfortunately, you can expect a large number of negative responses or even no responses to the emails you will address to hundreds of companies…
Since we have been in this situation more than once, we understand your problem very well. We can help you attract the attention of leading companies by presenting yourself in the best light. The most important thing to pay attention to is the constant work on projects that complement everything you study at university. The knowledge and skills that you will acquire during the lectures correspond to only 40-50% of those that you need to have in order to be competitive on the labor market!
Our experience in providing student internships abroad is solid, as we ourselves have gone through the process several times, but we have also advised many of the students who have gone to Sweden (and other countries) thanks to us for their internships!
- How to determine the companies to apply to?
- When should you start the process?
- How to write an attractive cover letter?
- How to build the right portfolio?
- What strategy should you use to receive an interview invitation?
- How to win your place during the interview ?!
Additionally, if you are looking for an internship in the field of marketing, programming or design, we constantly have projects where you will have the opportunity to get involved with innovative ideas and apply what you have learned in practice. This will give you a chance to accumulate projects for your portfolio! Sometimes we can offer you an internship position, as long as we need the skills you can offer at the moment.
Usually, we are flexible, which would allow you to spend your internship abroad, if you would prefer to keep your part-time student job. Contact us to find out more about the steps you need to take to find your student internship in Sweden, Bulgaria or elsewhere abroad.