To do your practical training abroad gives you an excellent opportunity to practice your language skills and you get an insight into working life in another country.

There are different ways of searching for practical training placements abroad: you can search for placements in already established networks, you can search for one independently, and you can check with the International contact person at your Degree programme if one of our partner universities is able to assist you to find a place.

Search for a placement abroad

Through established networks you can quickly and easily search for placements in different countries, both within and outside Europe. Below you will find a list of the networks.

Established networks
AIESEC External link AIESEC is a worldwide student network for practical training placements abroad. They have two recruitment processes every year, one typically in September/October and the other one in February. Are you interesting in joining AIESEC Hanken/ARCADA or applying for their practical training placements? Please send an e-mail to aiesec[a]shs.fi.
Finnish National Agency for Education External link Finnish National Agency for Education (former Centre of International Mobility (CIMO)), coordinates a number of practical training programs. The most of the placements can be applied for in January and February. See even the guide for people going to diverse countries at maatieto.net (only in Finnish).
Europa training External link Work placements in England (close to Plymouth). Contact the agency, describe what you are looking for and they will look for a placement for a fee.
Global Placement External link Internships worldwide
hrc international External link Practical training (hotel work) in USA
International Student Placement Office External link Practical training and entry-level placements in UK
JobsDB External link Networks in Asia
Kulturfonden External link Practical training in Cultural Foundations
Nordjobb External link Nordjobb offers summer jobs in the Nordic countries, application usually in January-May (only in Swedish/Finnish).
IES Consulting External link  Internships in Spain
turijobs External link Hospitality placements worldwide

You may contact any company you are interested in and check if they have an opening for you.

Search engines and other useful links
Arcada Job Portal External link Jobs and placements abroad are advertised here.
Animafest Experience External link Internships in Spain
Asia and Australia: www.jobsdb.com External link Recruitment pages with advertisements
Australia: www.alljobs.com External link Recruitment pages with advertisements
erasmusintern.org External link ErasmusIntern.org provides a place where companies and organisations can publish their traineeship offers  and where students that want to do a traineeship abroad can have their profiles, search and apply for traineeships vacancies.
EURES External link The European Employment Services EURES provides advice to job seekers who want to work abroad (in Europe).
iAgora External link and JOE+ External link Internships in Europe
ice recruit External link Engineering jobs in UK and other countries
England: www.placement-uk.com External link Recruitment pages with advertisements
Ireland: www.cpl.ie External link Recruitment pages with advertisements
Spain: www.spain-internship.com External link Recruitment pages with advertisements
Sweden: www.arbetsformedlingen.se External link and www.syoguiden.com External link Recruitment pages with advertisements
Germany: www.arbeitsagentur.de External link Recruitment pages with advertisements
USA: www.career.com External link Recruitment pages with advertisements
www.alec.co.uk External link Information on how to apply for a job in England
www.internship-uk.com External link Internship in United Kingdom
www.placement-uk.com External link Internship in United Kingdom
www.kompass.com External link A company directory for many countries (in English)
https://careers.cern/students External link Information on jobs and internships at CERN (European Organisation for Nuclear Research) and ESO (Europe’s southern observatory)