Internships and Russian courses in Russia: Saratov or Moscow
Do you want to take part in an internship program in one of the most interesting
regions of the world, to get aquatinted with the Russian culture or improve
your knowledge of Russian language?
The internship in Russia will provide you with the unique experience for
your carrier and intercultural competence! Funds of European Cooperation
SROO offers individual internship programs for foreign pupils/students/trainees/employees
in Moscow and Saratow in the center of Russia.
Why must you choose Russia for your internship?
Russia today is a unique country with a dynamic developing market economy.
You can get a unique possibility to attend these events. The internship programs
in Russia are a great chance to get a unique professional experience, to improve
your knowledge of Russian language (due to getting into the linguistic environment),
to get to know the rich Russian culture and interesting history of this country,
and also appreciate the famous Russian hospitality.
Moscow is the capital of Russia and a real pearl of world culture. You can
connect your internship program/ language course with many leisure and culture
possibilities. The only disadvantage: living in Moscow can be quite expensive,
as in every capital of the world.
Saratov is a unique city situated in the European part of Russia on the
bank of the great Russian river Volga. Rich cultural history, wonderful nature
and active urban life will make your internship in Saratov an unforgettable
time of your life. (See Information about Saratov)
What does Fund of European Cooperation SROO offer to you?
We'll organize and support your internship in Saratov/Moscow. We'll help you
with any questions or problems you can get.
Searching for and arranging programs of your internship
Making you an official "invitation letter" for visa application
Booking of living accommodation in Russian families, in hotel/ sanatorium/
Support of your stay in Russia
Russian language courses, if you want
Organization of cultural program & leisure time, if you want
Organization of any supplementary program concerning your wishes.
In what companies and organizations can you do your internship?
We offer you internship programs in industrial enterprises of all branches
(Russian and joint ventures with foreign capital), in the service sector of
economy, in non-profit organizations and in the public administration. During
your stay we can also organize you internship programs in several companies,
that will permit you to enlarge you knowledge horizon and your practical experience.
Internships are possible for all subject areas. We'll offer you an internship
program concerning your subject, individual demands and wishes. You can be
sure, you'll do an internship in the area you have set us in your application
How long can last an internship program in Russia?
The internship can last from 2 weeks up to several months.
Must you have good knowledge of Russian language?
Not necessary. Even if you don't absolutely or only hardly speak Russian,
you can do your internship in Russia - for ex. in the Industrial & Commerce
Chamber or in one of joint ventures (Russian-American, Russian-German, Russian-French
and other joint ventures), but also in many Russian companies with connections
with foreign companies, where you would be able to communicate in your mother
tongue or in English.
Possible language of your internship: Russian, German, English, French,
on special request also other languages.
Can you also attend a supplementary Russian course?
Do you want to learn your first Russian basics or refresh, use and expand
your existing Russian skills? Then we'll organize for you a Russian language
course to prepare intensive or to accompany your internship program, available
for different levels (basics, beginner, intermediate, advanced; common language
& business language). The lessons will be given you by high-qualified
What are the expenses of an internship in Russia?
The FEC-charge for organization of your internship program and support of
your stay in Saratov/ Moscow.
Russian course costs, if you also book such a course.
Self-financing of your stay in Saratov/ Moscow because internship programs
in the Russian enterprises are not paid as a rule/ or paid very little.
NB! For the financial support of your internship program in Russia,
you can get some stipends or grants in different founds of your country. (for
example in Germany: DAAD, Carl-Duisberg-Gesellschaft, BAfäG and other founds).
On your request, we give you all Documents your stipendium found needs (like
internship’s contract, project description, rent contract etc.).
NB! You get a possibility to earn some supplementary money to cover
partial living costs: you can give lessons of your mother tongue to private
people (independent of your stay duration) or at the foreign language department
in universities and colleges (if your internship is not shorter than 2 months).
Attention: you can get some money for this, but it won’t cover all travel &
How early you have to apply?
That depends, whether and for which duration you need a visa for stay in
Russia. You have to add time for internship organization (2-4 weeks as a rule),
for issuing of an "invitation letter" (from 1 day up to 40 days
for longer internships) and visa issuing (from 1 day) as well as time for
your travel prearrangement.
Please apply for your internship 2-3 months before your wished internship
beginning, application within shorter time can be only handled after FEC-agreement.
The main rule: the earlier the better! Then you have enough time for all formalities
and for a good travel prearrangement.
How can you apply for an internship in Russia?
Please request our full information about our internship program with application
forms by sending us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For applying please follow
the steps described there.
For additional information please do not hesitate to contact
Miha und Tina,
Praktikum in FEC Fruehling, Sommer 2005