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What is IAESTE?

The International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience, Association sans but lucratif (non-profit association), commonly known as IAESTE A.s.b.l. is an association of national committees representing academic, industrial and student interests. We serve 3500+ students, 3000 employers and 1000 academic institutions through career-focused professional internships abroad, social and intercultural reception programmes, international networking and other career and employer branding activities in more than 80 countries worldwide.
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80+

IAESTE Countries

to experience an internship in

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368,000

Internships

and counting

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3000+

Companies

that host interns

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2500+

Volunteers

that help make IAESTE great

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Work

IAESTE internships offer real work where you can gain course-related experience. IAESTE employers will treat you as part of their team and expect actual results from your time with them. This kind of work experience will be a highlight on your CV and a great talking point in interviews.
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Experience

Living and working abroad for up to a year allows you to really experience the culture and immerse yourself in a way that you simply cannot get from a vacation. Additionally, you will not only experience the country's culture but also that of the other IAESTE interns from all over the world.
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Discover

You will not only discover a new country and culture and make new friends from around the world, but you will also discover new things about yourself, your knowledge and your future career. The most common feedback we hear from our interns is that 'IAESTE changed my life!'
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IAESTE is present in over

80 Countries

around the world

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IAESTE's Aims & Mission

The International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience, Association sans but lucratif (non-profit association), commonly known as IAESTE A.s.b.l. is an association of national committees representing academic, industrial and student interests.

 

We serve 4000 students, 3000 employers and 1000 academic institutions through career-focused professional internships abroad, social and intercultural reception programmes, international networking and other career and employer branding activities in more than 80 countries worldwide.

 

To offer employers well-qualified and motivated trainees

To be a source of cultural enrichment for trainees and their host communities

To provide students with technical experience relevant to their studies

To promote international understanding, cooperation and trust among students, academic institutions, employers and wider community

To operate a high quality practical training exchange programme between members in order to enhance technical and professional development

To operate irrespective of race, colour, gender, culture, religious or political beliefs, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression

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