 What is IAESTE?
 Who can go?
 Where will I end up?
 How does an internship work?
 Why go? + Testimonials
 How to ap...
 International Association for the Exchange of
Students for Technical Experience
 Since 1948
 International:
 > 80 cou...
 Finding internships = jobraising
 Exchanging internships with other countries
 Receiving trainees: “Summer Reception”
...
 Finding internships = jobraising
 Exchanging internships with other countries
 Receiving trainees: “Summer Reception”
...
Worldwide: internships per study area
Engineering and
Technology
66%
Others
7%

Agriculture
2%

Architecture and
other App...
Engineers: internships per department
Mechanical
18%

Computer
[WAARDE]%

Others
13%

Civil
[WAARDE]%

Aeronautical
2%
Foo...
 Prerequisites:
•
•
•
•

From 3rd Bachelor till 2 years after graduation
Student or degree from KU Leuven at engineering ...
…

…
 Duration:
• Usually 6-8 weeks (summer)
• But can be longer: up to 18 months

 Work:
• Internship at a research institut...
 Activities:
• Through IAESTE in host country
 Organisation depends from country to country
 Usually you are not the on...
 Practical experience
 Companies see international experience as
a large plus!
 Possible to acquire 3 or 6 ECTS credits...
Apply online through IBAS:
ibas.iaestecentre.net
 A-form
5/11 – 15/12
 B-form
30/1 - 18/2
 Nomination 25/2
 C-form
26/...
 Collect basic info
• Personal info (name, address)
• Favourite countries
• Specialization and year of study

 No furthe...
 Pick a Top 3 from available offers
 Detailed description of each offer
•
•
•
•

Study level: (Begin)/Middle/End
Faculty...
How do we assign internships?
 Not based on:
• University; KUL, VUB and UGent are equal

 Based on:
• CV
• Motivation le...
Congratulations! You have been selected to go!
 Now convince the company: CV and motivation letter
 Student nominated fo...
 Company accepts your application
 N5b-form: internship is now fixed!
 What do you still have to do?
•
•
•
•
•
•

Get a...
 You’re one step ahead in the selection process if you help
us with:
• Job raising
 More job raisers = more internships ...
Zakariya:

Sata’a:

Raid:

Maitham:

Cholo:
Mohamed:

Talal:
Hussein:
 Then remember:
• Internships = from 3rd Bach till 2 years after graduation
• Internships = minimum 6 weeks (up to 18 mon...
Feel free to ask us any questions now!
 or through iaeste@vtk.be
 or through facebook.com/iaeste.belgium.leuven
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IAESTE Info Evening

  1. 1.  What is IAESTE?  Who can go?  Where will I end up?  How does an internship work?  Why go? + Testimonials  How to apply?  What can I do for IAESTE?
  2. 2.  International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience  Since 1948  International:  > 80 countries  > 4000 internships/year  Belgium:  > 100 offers/year
  3. 3.  Finding internships = jobraising  Exchanging internships with other countries  Receiving trainees: “Summer Reception” • But also throughout the year     International dinner nights Movie nights Weekends …
  4. 4.  Finding internships = jobraising  Exchanging internships with other countries  Receiving trainees: “Summer Reception”  Sending trainees
  5. 5. Worldwide: internships per study area Engineering and Technology 66% Others 7% Agriculture 2% Architecture and other Applied Arts 9% Science 16%
  6. 6. Engineers: internships per department Mechanical 18% Computer [WAARDE]% Others 13% Civil [WAARDE]% Aeronautical 2% Food Technology 3% Electrical [WAARDE]% Biotechnology 3% Telecommunications 3% Industrial 3% Environmental 4% Electronics [WAARDE]% Chemical [WAARDE]%
  7. 7.  Prerequisites: • • • • From 3rd Bachelor till 2 years after graduation Student or degree from KU Leuven at engineering faculty Good fit for the position you’re applying for Feel like going on an international adventure!
  8. 8. … …
  9. 9.  Duration: • Usually 6-8 weeks (summer) • But can be longer: up to 18 months  Work: • Internship at a research institute or a company • Very diverse:  Concise description beforehand (B-form) • Internships are always “paid”  Sufficient to cover expenses in that country • First contact always through IAESTE
  10. 10.  Activities: • Through IAESTE in host country  Organisation depends from country to country  Usually you are not the only trainee around • With other interns or employees • Own initiative  Accomodation: • Taken care of by IAESTE or by the company  Apartment  Student housing  Host family
  11. 11.  Practical experience  Companies see international experience as a large plus!  Possible to acquire 3 or 6 ECTS credits  Independent, but not alone  International group of friends  Discover the world! …
  12. 12. Apply online through IBAS: ibas.iaestecentre.net  A-form 5/11 – 15/12  B-form 30/1 - 18/2  Nomination 25/2  C-form 26/2 - 4/3  D-form basic info start application internships assigned contact with company you can go!  Dates are subject to change • Keep up to date through our facebook-page • Sign up to email newsletter
  13. 13.  Collect basic info • Personal info (name, address) • Favourite countries • Specialization and year of study  No further commitment: • You are not required to fill in further forms • You are not required to go on an internship in a country you listed  Is required: no A-form is no internship!
  14. 14.  Pick a Top 3 from available offers  Detailed description of each offer • • • • Study level: (Begin)/Middle/End Faculty Language skills Period  CV and motivation letter (English!) • Convince IAESTE that you are the best choice • VTK and LBK organize a Career Evening with a lecture on how to write a good CV on Wednesday October 30th, 19h45 in aula Jean Monnet
  15. 15. How do we assign internships?  Not based on: • University; KUL, VUB and UGent are equal  Based on: • CV • Motivation letter • Your dedication to IAESTE
  16. 16. Congratulations! You have been selected to go!  Now convince the company: CV and motivation letter  Student nominated form  ID photo  Pay an expense fee • Non-scholarship student: 125 euro • Scholarship student: 60 euro • To cover administrative fees
  17. 17.  Company accepts your application  N5b-form: internship is now fixed!  What do you still have to do? • • • • • • Get airline tickets Inform internship coordinator of your faculty Get insured (accidents and liability) Get a Visa (LC of your destination will send you the required info) Possible vaccinations …
  18. 18.  You’re one step ahead in the selection process if you help us with: • Job raising  More job raisers = more internships = larger selection for you!  Min 5 companies per job raiser • Organizing activities  Summer reception or during the year • Finding accommodation for incoming trainees • Help with general tasks of our LC •…  Interested? Contact us! iaeste@vtk.be
  19. 19. Zakariya: Sata’a: Raid: Maitham: Cholo: Mohamed: Talal: Hussein:
  20. 20.  Then remember: • Internships = from 3rd Bach till 2 years after graduation • Internships = minimum 6 weeks (up to 18 months)  Usually 6-8 weeks in summer • Internships = in a research institution or a company  Possible to get 3/6 credits if in a company • Internships = always paid to cover expenses there • Internships = more than just the internship!     Local LC arranges activities International friends Discovering different cultures …  So fill in the A-form on IBAS! ibas.iaestecentre.net
  21. 21. Feel free to ask us any questions now!  or through iaeste@vtk.be  or through facebook.com/iaeste.belgium.leuven

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