Do your internship in the Baltic States for a gratifying cultural and professional discovery. Eastern Europe can offer many linguistic and professional opportunities. In this article, we will introduce you to some new destinations for your internship.
THE BALTIC STATES
You don’t need to go to New York or to Australia to find a good English-speaking internship. The Baltic States (Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia), offer many opportunities for long-term internships. These countries speak English and several other languages extremely well. Their living standard is also a notable advantage. Indeed, these countries are very affordable.
The Baltic States break down prejudices by being in constant development. Indeed, they can be a source of employment for your future because many French and foreign companies invest in these countries. Business and trade are expanding.
These Eastern European countries also have an extraordinary culture. Indeed, thanks to their tumultuous past these countries enriched their culture with foreign influences: German romanticism, Baroque, Art Nouveau.
If you are still unsure which of these three countries to visit, we will certainly help you below.
Riga, the capital of Latvia, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its Art Nouveau style.
The city has an outstanding wifi connection. Riga offers free wifi throughout the city !
The national sport is ice hockey. If you’re doing an internship in Latvia, make time to go and watch a game of the local sport.
Estonia is a small state in the northern Baltic region, half covered by forest, and is similar to Scandinavia. Finland can be reached via the gulf that separates them.
The beautiful Baltic port city of Tallinn offers various opportunities for internships abroad.
Its open and stable market is notably flexible and innovative. Estonia is considered as a digital “e-country” society because many services are accessible remotely.
The most dynamic economic sectors are: new technologies, services, engineering, mechanics and electronics, crafts, logistics, timber industry, video games.
Lithuania recently joined the European Union in 2004! This is the opportunity for you to discover this country through the Erasmus program. The University of Vilnius is well known for its European exchanges.
Lithuania has Russian influences from its past. You can still discover its Russian markets. You can also enjoy the gastronomic culture as the country is a huge consumer of pomegranate.
Vilnius, Its capital is beautiful and has many tourist attractions. The perk of this country is that you are only a few hours away from all the Baltic States and Belarus. This is an excellent reason to discover new landscapes over the weekend.
The economic sectors that offer many internship opportunities are: advertising and marketing, health professionals, sales representatives, butchers, tailors, truck drivers, scientists and intellectuals.
We have given you an overview of the different countries in the Baltic region. It’s time for you now to prepare your Erasmus mobility! Live an english speaking experience in an alternative to Ireland and England.