Lisbon is a city with a population of around 552,700 inhabitants. It is the capital of Portugal and one of the rare Western European cities that faces the ocean and uses water as an element that defines the city. It attracts visitors with its white-bleached limestone buildings, intimite alleyways and easy-going charm that makes it a great destination for a trip.
Placements in Lisbon, a great city with amazing history, beaches and monuments
The city has a warm climate with mild winters and warm summers. It is strongly influenced by the Gulf stream and therefore it has one of the mildest climates in Europe. There are a lot of things to see in Lisbon such as heritage monuments and characteristic neighbourhoods. A city situated on seven hills, as the legend tells, with its cobble-stoned pavements and nice narrow streets full of cafés.
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Below you will find more information relating to internships in Portugal.
Benefits of the Internships
Some of our positions in Portugal offer a small stipend. Some positions offer other benefits such as free accommodation or meals however this is dependent on the provider of the position and all benefits will be arranged prior to the commencement of the internship.
Type of Internships
We organise curricular internships as law requires students to be enrolled in an educational institution in order to be able to do a placement. Curricular internships are as a part of your studies where the internship is worth ECTS credits, often as a part of the Erasmus plus programme.
For European citizens it is really easy to do an internship in Portugal. To do a curricular internship all you need is a training agreement from your university. A training agreement is a document which outlines all the details of your internship which proves that the internship is as a part of your studies. It must be signed by your university, the receiving company and by you, the intern. For non-EU citizens you may be required to obtain a Visa before your arrival to Portugal. For more information on eligibility and guidelines follow the link here.
Our service is a customised search and tailored program service where we will assign one of our agents to you to find you the perfect internship based on your specific requirements. This service includes the internship search, preparation for interviews, documentation assistance and general support.