Summer Internship Programme: Registration is Now Open
Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) has opened the registration to Summer Internship Programme (SIP) which will take place on July 10 – August 11, 2017. This Programme offers a practical opportunity for students to gain professional knowledge of their chosen field, learn or improve their English or Lithuanian language skills and get to know the Lithuania of today. Students who successfully end their internships and defend the final projects are awarded with 6 academic credits (ECTS).
The participants will first attend events of the introductory week at VMU, which includes the university professors’ lectures on current affairs of Lithuania, Lithuanian language courses and a special cultural introductory program.
Internship placements for the students will be provided based on their chosen fields. Opportunities are offered to do internship at workplaces or institutions which are social partners of VMU, including Kaunas city municipality, medical institutions, museums and NGOs. Students may do internships at VMU social partners in diverse fields, including finance and economics, politics and international relations, medicine and social work, communication and public relations, marketing, advertising, technology, law, engineering, etc.
Students from Gabon, Spain, South Korea, France, Brazil, Belarus, Czech Republic, Turkey, Ukraine and Germany have already taken the chance to participate in the Summer Internship Programme (SIP):
This programme united me not only with the native country of my grandparents, but also with all Lithuanians, who hold their motherland deep in their hearts no matter where they live in the world. I am pleased to have made new contacts and discovered something I have in common with other world Lithuanians: a shared history. (Thammy, Brazil)
My internship was beyond amazing. I gained various skills at many levels. The programme itself helped me to get to know Lithuania from different perspectives. I would love to actually apply again next summer (is it technically possible?!) and I would definitely recommend it to my friends since it only brings positive things. Thank you once more for everything! (Maelle, France)
Youths from anywhere in the world are invited to submit the online registration form until March 31, 2017. The participants are not required to speak Lithuanian or have Lithuanian origin: anyone interested in this country and looking for a useful way to spend summer is welcome.
The participation fee is EUR 450. Accommodation is provided at the VMU Dormitory No. 2 (Vytauto pr. 71, Kaunas).