When one thinks of Austria, one usually thinks of mountains, lakes, culture … of holidays. However, Austria is also a country with a highly developed industry, especially in the fields of machine and steel manufacturing, chemistry, automotive manufacturing, electrical engineering and electronics. Austria offers apprentices from other countries a variety of possibilities.
IFA supports young people and adults who would like to do a work placement or an experience exchange in Austria. During a work placement you will have the opportunity to improve your German language skills, learn new working methods and techniques and get to know the country and the people.
Interested in a work placement in Austria?
IFA offers the following services (groups up to max. 10 people):
- Help finding a suitable work placement
- Organizing accommodations (apartments, student residences or youth hostels)
- Organizing a language course
- Putting together a cultural program
- Organizing airport transfers and local transportation
- Support during the work placement
In order to find you a suitable work placement, we need the following documents at least three months before you wish to start:
- Job application / letter of motivation for the company offering the work placement position (English, German if possible)
- Detailed CV including professional and language skills (English, German if possible)
- Description of your education and field of activity in your home country (English, German if possible), focus of placement
- Copy of a valid photo ID
- Letter of consent from the educational institution and employer in your country
There is no legal entitlement for a work placement. IFA does not provide paid work placements.
IFA also organizes study visits to Vienna for VET experts and European actors in vocational training. The programme is put together according to the focus and interests in co-operation with the participants.
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