is an employer-led program where students are selected according to your
requirements, which can stipulate criteria such as: subject area;
specialization; level of study; technical experience, language requirements and
trainees are ideally placed to carry out short-term projects and to help develop
new business opportunities overseas.
take a foreign trainee through IAESTE?
- IAESTE trainees are
studying full-time degree courses in Science, Technology, Engineering,
Agriculture or Applied Arts. They are highly motivated and hand-picked according
to your requirements.
- IAESTE students bring
an international dimension to the workplace as well as fresh ideas and
- You strengthen the
intercultural competence of your team and enrich your daily working
- If your company is
looking to expand into new international markets, IAESTE is a great way to build
contacts and cultural links, as well as ambassadors for your
- IAESTE is a
give-and-take program, so your offer of a placement for a foreign student
guarantees a placement abroad for a UAE based student. These students gain great
experience to put on their CVs and return with increased confidence and renewed
enthusiasm for their field.
kind of services does IAESTE provide?
takes care of:
- Student selection (subject to your approval)
- All communication with sending country
- Help with work permits and visas/ (where required)
- Summer Social Program
letting IAESTE-UAE take care of the details will leave you free to get
the most out of the traineeship, while your intern will be socially integrated
in the UAE.
are the trainees selected?
- Employers may specify
the type of student they require, such as Faculty, Specialization, Level of
study, Language abilities, etc.
- The trainees will be
hand-picked according to the employer’s criteria set out on the IAESTE offer
- There will only be
one nomination per offer of training, although employers may request more
information or another candidate if the first is not
are typically between six to eight consecutive weeks during September, October & November. If desired, employers can request a longer training period.
IAESTE trainees must receive a cost of living allowance as pocket money to cover food and guarantee their involvement in cultural and social
activities to allow them to benefit from living in the UAE.
- A solid job
description describing, in as much detail as possible, the work the
expected to perform, will help manage expectations on both sides.
- It is easier for all
parties if a clear supervisor can be allocated for managing the student through
the project, from the very beginning.
want to employ an IAESTE trainee. What do I do now?
contact us for further information.