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 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]
Finnish National Agency for Education 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 (only in Finnish).
Europa training 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 Internships worldwide
hrc international Practical training (hotel work) in USA
International Student Placement Office Practical training and entry-level placements in UK
JobsDB Networks in Asia
Kulturfonden Practical training in Cultural Foundations
Nordjobb Nordjobb offers summer jobs in the Nordic countries, application usually in January-May (only in Swedish/Finnish).
IES Consulting  Internships in Spain
turijobs 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
Arcadas Job Board Placements abroad are advertised here.
Animafest Experience Internships in Spain
Asia and Australia: Recruitment pages with advertisements
Australia: Recruitment pages with advertisements 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 The European Employment Services EURES provides advice to job seekers who want to work abroad (in Europe).
iAgora and JOE+ Internships in Europe
ice recruit Engineering jobs in UK and other countries
England: Recruitment pages with advertisements
Ireland: Recruitment pages with advertisements
Spain: Recruitment pages with advertisements
Sweden: and Recruitment pages with advertisements
Germany: Recruitment pages with advertisements
USA: Recruitment pages with advertisements Information on how to apply for a job in England Internship in United Kingdom Internship in United Kingdom A company directory for many countries (in English) Information on jobs and internships at CERN (European Organisation for Nuclear Research) and ESO (Europe’s southern observatory)