Internship in EU

International Relations Department

  1. International Relations Department
  2. Scholarships
  3. Exchange Programs
  4. Internship
  5. ERASMUS+
  6. Success Stories

International relations department works on worldwide connections with universities, companies and research organisations. Our main goal is to offer possibilities to enhance knowledge and experience, to find a good job, to improve language skills, to get new impressions and to find new friends and colleagues.

1 Lomonosova Str., Bld. 7, room 113, Riga, LV-1019
+371 67114518
international@isma.lv
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1 Lomonosova Str., Bld. 7, room 103, Riga, LV-1019
+371 67100537 +371 25675372
international@isma.lv
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MARINA CELIKA
Head of international relations department
International partnership; ERASMUS mobility
marina.celika@isma.lv
ZANNA KLESCEVNIKOVA
Vice-rector for international relations

Academic coordinator; ERASMUS mobility
zanna.klescevnikova@isma.lv
erasmus@isma.lv
DIANA ZMICEREVSKA
International relations coordinator
International partnership
diana.zmicerevska@isma.lv
JULIJA GALKINA
International relations coordinator
Admission of international students
julija.galkina@isma.lv
KARINA LAZAREVA
International relations coordinator
International internship
karina.lazareva@isma.lv
OLGA ROSLOVA
International relations coordinator
Visa and residence permit
olga.roslova@isma.lv

ISMA students have an opportunity to participate in student mobility programme abroad for one semester or an academic year, receiving an Erasmus+ scholarship.
ISMA Bachelor, Master or doctoral study programme students can apply for taking part in Erasmus+ programme.

Mandatory requirements:

  • good knowledge of the English language (or one of the languages of the EU member states, depending on the HEI) to be able to successfully study in the framework of the Erasmus+ programme
  • no academic or financial debts

List of partner HEIs
Application form

Other programs and scholarships

 USA
       Baltic-American Freedom Foundation

 Germany, DAAD scholarships:
       DAAD scholarships full list

Contacts

MARINA CELIKA
Head of Career Department
Head of international relations department

marina.celika@isma.lv
+371 67114518

In the framework of ERASMUS programme each ISMA student, once per cycle of studies, has an opportunity to go for traineeship in one of the EU countries. Each summer season a student may use an opportunity of temporary employment at one of the companies from the list.

Besides, it is possible to do traineeship at a company of your choice, if it is located in the EU. More detailed information is available at the International Relations Department during consultation time. Each year, students have the opportunity to obtain detailed information about the internship and its conditions, as well as meet partners offering employment opportunities by attending the ISMA Annual International Conference on Internship & Employment.

The most successful trainees can be offered an opportunity of permanent employment after the completion of studies at ISMA.

Mandatory requirement: to do traineeship a student must not have any academic and financial debts.

Application for traineeship:
1. Choose a company from the list.
2. Fill in the application form for traineeship.
3. Compose your CV.
4. Write a motivational letter to the company of your choice. Sample motivation letter here.
5. All the documents shall be sent electronically to karina.lazareva@isma.lv or erasmus@isma.lv

    Documents can be not accepted in the case of:
  • a student willfully interrupted traineeship in the previous seasons,
  • negative references from employers in the previous seasons,
  • a trainee failed to fulfill obligations in the previous seasons.

Attention! A student, who is doing traineeship abroad, works in compliance with the legal regulations of the host country. This calls for the registration of additional documents on the account of a trainee. Working conditions, days off, termination of employment agreement etc. are determined by the legal regulations of the country of traineeship.

Internships

Spain

Animafest Experience, based in Barcelona, facilitates recruitment and selection processes for students who are looking for international internships and want to develop their language skills. We are the link between hotels, students and schools all around the world. With 15 years of experience we managed to collaborate with more than 500 hotels, principally on the Mediterranean coast.

    The company offers placements in:
  • reception
  • public relations
  • marketing
  • animation
  • bar
  • restaurant
  • kitchen

Salary: 300 EUR / month

The brand Coral Travel has been on the market since 1995. Today the operator offers the best resorts and hotels in 35 countries of the world. For 5 years ISMA has been cooperating with Coral Travel in Spain, where students have an opportunity to work as Transfer Guides.

The company offers placements in: Transfer Representative

    Requirements:
  • Fluent Russian language
  • Fluent English language
  • Spanish
  • EU living and work permission (for none EU citizens needs working visa made in advance)
  • NIE (work permission in Spain)
  • good communication skills
  • good organising skills
    Conditions:
  • free accommodation
  • paid fly tickets
  • free 2 meals at the hotel
  • transfer to the place of accommodation
  • training
  • flexible working schedule
  • 1 day off per week

Salary: 450€ /month + bonus in the end of the season according to work performance!

Stage and Go is a company directly linked to the tourism sector. It is located in Pineda de Mar, about 50 km from Barcelona. The main activity of Stage and Go is the selection, training, coordinating and monitoring of students, who have decided to perform their study practices in hotels in Costa Brava, Costa de Barcelona and Costa Daurada which our company assigns. Stage and Go is formed by young team with a great spirit of innovation and constant dynamism and our role is to achieve the best results in terms of quality and reliability.

    The company offers placements in:
  • reception
  • animation
  • bar
  • restaurant
  • kitchen
    Conditions:
  • transfer from airport to the accommodation
  • training
  • permanent coaching and follow up
  • free medical assistance (free medical assistance)
  • free accommodation
  • 3 meals a day

Salary: 320 EUR / month

iPractice is a service company specialized in managing practices and internships, born in 2015 with the aim to reach the maximum level of quality and exclusivity. The main office is located in Calella but the company grows with the main target to offer placements for practices to schools of the European Union at the best hotels and resorts as possible of Costa Brava and North “Maresme”.

    The company offers placements in:
  • food & beverage department (Bar / Restaurant / Kitchen)
  • front-office/reception
  • animation
    Conditions:
  • free accommodation
  • 3 meals a day
  • working shifts of 40h a week
  • 1 free day per week
  • transfer from airport to accommodation place

Salary: 300-320 EUR / month + incentives

Greece

Aldemar is one of the leading hotel chains in Greece with a total 5,500-bed capacity and 1,800 employees. Through the selection of strategic destinations for its hotels, the design and construction of new hotel units, complete refurbishment of newly acquired units, as well as the provision of superb services, Aldemar has a most dynamic presence in the hospitality field.

    The company offers placements in:
  • reception
  • animation
  • bar
  • restaurant
  • kitchen
Requirements: Candidates must be holders of a European passport
    Conditions:
  • free accommodation
  • free meals

Salary: 460 EUR / month + 200 € travel bonus in the end of a successful internship

Claps is a company specialized in recruiting, selecting and training entertainers. It has long years experience in the field of tourist entertainment.
The company offers placements as: animator in 4* - 5* hotels

    Conditions:
  • round trip flight
  • free accommodation in double / triple staff rooms
  • free meals 3 times per day
  • one day off per week
  • first week- training

Salary: 500 EUR / month

The leading hotel chain in Greece Grecotel Hotels and Resorts are dedicated to mastering the craft of welcoming luxury in the hospitality industry, as well as delivering sophisticated lifestyle experiences for travelers in the country’s most beautiful destinations. The company operates more than 24 resorts and 4 city hotels in different locations, "where Greece most beautiful is". All of the hotels , exclusive, boutique, standard 5*, all inclusive 5* and 4*, give plenty of vacancies to the interns.

    The company offers placements in:
  • animation
  • reception
  • bar
  • restaurant
  • kitchen
    Conditions:
  • full board during the entire internship
  • free accommodation
  • free meals 3 times per day
    Salary:
  • 400 EUR / month + 100 EUR bonus for travel expenses
  • The students, who get a placement position in the frame of Erasmus + programme, get a monthly allowance of 310 EUR

Job Trust is a HR Recruitment & Consulting company located in Thessaloniki (Greece) specializing in finding, interviewing and training suitable candidates for enterprises and hotels.

    The company offers placements in Halkidiki, Zakintos, Krēta, Roda, Korfu, Santorini:
  • front office
  • food & beverage department
  • kitchen
  • spa
  • animation
  • housekeeping
    Conditions:
  • free accommodation
  • 3 free meals
  • bonuses

Salary: 350 – 600 EUR month

Neilson is International independent company with many properties all around Europe with 40 years of experience! Neilson is providing traineeship opportunities in various hotels in Greece.

    The company offers placements in:
  • food and Beverage Department (waiters, bartenders, kitchen trainees)
  • front office
  • chambermaids
    Conditions:
  • training
  • free accommodation
  • 3 free meals a day
  • usage of hotel facilities
  • usage of beach facilities
  • free lessons for various activities

Working schedule: 48 hours per week, 8 hours a day, 6 days a week, one day off
Salary: 400 EUR / month

Bugaria

Clio Ice Cream Saloon is located in Old town of Nessebar, Bulgaria. It offers huge variety of ice –creams, sundaes, cakes, truffles and drinks

    The company offers placements in:
  • reception
  • bar
  • restaurant
    Conditions:
  • free accommodation
  • free meals

Salary: 200 EUR / month

Erasmus+ is the European Union Programme in the fields of education, training, youth and sport for the period 2014-2020.

Erasmus+ joins several programmes supported by the EU (including Comenius, Leonardo da Vinci, Grundtvig, Erasmus, Jean Monnet; learning mobilities, Erasmus Mundus, Tempus, etc.) which are replaced by a joint programme. Duration of the programme: 2014-2020.

    Structurally Erasmus+ is divided into three ‘Key Actions’ – the main areas of support:
  • Learning Mobility for Individuals;
  • Cooperation for Innovation and Exchange of Good Practices;
  • Support for Policy Reform.

There are also two separate areas of the programme for Jean Monnet activities and Sport.

The programme is approved by the European Parliament in 2013, November 19.

Source: http://www.viaa.gov.lv/lat/ek_izgl_programmas_iniciativas/erasmusplus/erasmus_plus_about/

Additional information

ERASMUS+ Students Success Stories

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