Erasmus Student Work Placement in Austria

We would like to offer your students practical working experience at our university.

Two internships in two of the International Offices at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria are available.

1) School of Engineering and Environmental Sciences in Wels:

   - starting from mid. February 2013

   - application deadline: please send applications ASAP

   - applications to be sen to

   - duration: 4-12 months

   - further information: see attached announcement (in German)


2) School of Management in Steyr:

   - starting from mid August/beginning September 2013

   - applicaton deadline: February 25th

  - applications to be sent to

   - duration: 10-11 months

   - further information: see attached announcement (in English)

Academic year 2013/14

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria

International Office, School of Management

Employer Information

Name of organization University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, School of Management

Address Wehrgrabengasse 1-3, 4400 Steyr, Austria


Contact Details

Contact person Mag. Bernadette Fleischanderl

Department and job title Head of International Office, School of Management

Phone +43 50804 33050


Placement Information


Department: International Office at the School of Management in Steyr.

Function: Assistant to mainly Outgoing Student Coordinator and Head of

International Office.

Description of Activities

Tasks associated with the International Office, including keeping contact

with partner institutions and aid for outgoing exchange students to

overseas countries as well as cumulating all kinds of information about

partner universities for outgoing exchange students.

Organizing events such as:

- Exchange Fair (Information fair for outgoing exchange students)

- International Fair (intl. party of intl. students each semester)

School of Management

Wehrgrabengasse 1-3

4400 Steyr

International Office

- International Week (providing help to intl. guest professors)

- International scientific conference (assistance to conference

organizing committee)


International Office

Wehrgrabengasse 1-3

4400 Steyr, Austria


10-11 months

Erliest starting date: August 19

Latest starting date: September 1

Earliest leaving date: June 30

Latest leaving date: July 18

Working hours/week 40 hours/week


The international office will provide the intern’s housing in walking

distance to the university and in close contact with Austrian and

international students.

Payment or other benefits

The intern will receive free housing (rental costs are to be taken care of

by the international office) as well as 3 Euros support for meals at the

student cafeteria per day.

The intern is allowed to participate at university staff seminars organized

by the university (e.g. personal development, time management, Excel,

ppt, university databases, etc.) and may join the “English coaching” for

administrative staff members offered at the School of Management

throughout the semester by a native speaker.

As the intern is still a student, the intern can choose to take part at some

orientation activities for incoming exchange students in September,

which includes the seminar “Cosmopolitan Leadership in a Complex

World” and a session on Austrian culture and of course, some fun

networking activities organized by the Erasmus Student Network for

exchange students. If the student wishes, we can also reserve a sport for

him/her in a German language course.

Another benefit will be living in one of the most beautiful towns in Steyr

where houses are several hundred years old and beautiful scenery

surrounds the city.

Besides that the student will gain a very international experience, will be

part of a young and enthusiastic team, working in a pleasant working


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Competencies, Skills and Other Requirements

Minimum Requirements

Any student in any field (preferably management), who can stay for 10 –

11 months and has interest to gain international experience – as work in

the International Office in Steyr is not only about learning about Austria,

but about all countries we are partnering with.

Language skills English language skills must be excellent. This is a MUST!

German language skills are preferred, but not a must.

Computer skills The student must be able to work with Microsoft Windows and Office


Drivers license Not required


Previous international experience is a plus.

We are looking for long term interns. Thus, 10 months minimum stay is a


Interested applicants should submit the following documents to the International Office:

- CV (please use the Europass CV template, including photo)

- Cover letter

Documents need to be sent to

above by or by post to the address statedFebruary 24th.


Short description of


The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria is the largest university

of applied sciences in Austria and is an integral part of the tertiary

education system. The organization is defined by the requirements of

regional employment and research needs. Four locations in Upper

Austria’s central area offer innovative and inter-disciplinary academic

degrees, each with a different focus.

- School of Informatics, Communications and Media (Hagenberg)

- School of Applied Health and Social Sciences (Linz Campus)

- School of Management (Steyr Campus)

- School of Engineering and Environmental Sciences (Wels Campus)

Facts and Figures:

University of Applied Sciences

Upper Austria

School of Management

- 5,500 students

- Ca. 500 employees

- 200 partner universities

- 1,200 students

- Ca. 100 employees

- 110 partner universities

- 160 incoming and 150

outgoing exchange students

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