Internship fields in Russia

ProfIntern is partnering with more than 700 companies in more than 40 industries in Saint-Petersburg and Moscow and is able to negotiate the internship placement meeting all your professional interests and requirements. Below you can find the descriptions of internship placements we organized for some of our previous candidates. Please note these are just internship examples to give you an idea of what tasks the intern may have depending on his internship field and background. Companies for an internship in Russia are being chosen depending on your request and needs. All internship examples are classified by internship fields. Please choose the one matching your professional interests and check the details.

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ACCOUNTING / FINANCE
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  • Industry: Investment, Wealth management
  • Size of the company: Large (more than 250 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St.Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
• Internship in the asset management field
• Working with bidding ETF (exchange trading funds)
• Education in the field of Trading on the Exchange of Moscow
• Take part in the process of trading
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Christian Branton

United States

I was looking for an internship prior to starting graduate school and I had always wished to learn Russian and I found ProfIntern to fit all my criteria's perfectly, especially my wish to have an internship in finance. I stayed in St. Petersburg for 4 months while I took classes at Derzhavin Institute for 2 months. The classes were excellent with a great community behind it. I only wish I...

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ARCHITECTURE
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  • Industry: Interior Design
  • Size of the company: Medium (50-249 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian, English, Italian
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • assisting on all aspects of architectural design, from presentations for clients to working with the construction team.
  • hands-on architectural work, such as drafting and 3D modeling, to the business side such as preparing for presentations and maintaining project files.
  • conducting research on sites, such as zoning laws and rules that apply for out-of-state projects.
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Dolce Jehudith Bassani

Italy

I wanted to get working experience and chose Russia due to my previous studies related to Russian language, literature and culture. I love Russian culture and people and it is not my first time here. Current TV news had no effect on my choice, whatmore I know from my previous experience that stereotypes are mostly false, and also Russian people are very nice and very close to...

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ART / MUSEUMS
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  • Industry: Art
  • Size of the company: Large (more than 250 employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: Saint-Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English, French, Russian
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Brushing, marking and archiving archeological findings.
  • Assisting in pedagogical events for children as well as in festinve evening invitations. 
  • Researching the inspiring influences present in Antoine Watteau’s masterpiece Gersaint’s Shop Sign, as part of the preparation of the set for the theatrical play base on the painting.
  • Researching historical data on the Commedia dell’arte in France and on its influence on Marivaux, within the scope – like for the tasks mentioned below – of the anniversary of Peter the Great’s sojourn in France, which had a significant impact on the man and on the Russian society.
  • Researching musical excerpts from the beginning of the XVIIIth century, in particular those from François Couperin.
  • Writing in an academic style on the renewal of the French gastronomy at the time of the Regency.
  • Writing in an academic style on the history of Champagne wine.
  • Translating and analysing historical French texts of the XVIIIth century concerning the relation the French Regent Philip, Duke of Orleans and the Russian Tsar Peter the Great had with Champagne wine.
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Gratiane Isabelle Andrade Lourenço

Belgium

I did my internship in an institution that takes care of the preservation and of the promotion of the cultural and artistic heritage. My tasks were very diverse as they were executed for different departments.

At work, the atmosphere was good and my colleagues, as well as my boss, were sympathetic and interesting. I have been able to use my placement as an opportunity to enrich my...

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  • Industry: International art project
  • Size of the company: Medium (50-249 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia, France, Spain
  • Internship location: St.Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Exploring the existing sites in St. Petersburg, work of artists within the project, the Internet resources of the project;
  • Communicating with the artists within the project;
  • Conducting a market research on promotion of Russian artists in Europe;
  • Placing the project materials on the selling online resources;
  • Search for the Internet selling resources;
  • Translation of presentation materials;
  • Search for potential partners in Europe;
  • Conducting preliminary negotiations with the selected partners;
  • Search for European organizations interested in organizing exhibitions of Russian artists;
  • Communication with potential project participants (artists);
  • Writing review articles for placement on foreign websites for PR purposes;
  • Exploring similar projects abroad with the aim of taking over the experience and developing recommendations for further adjustment of the project strategy.
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Mathieu Prestat

France

My experiment to the creative agency where I was placed by ProfIntern according to my request was for me a real opportunity to discover the profesional world in Russia. I had the opportunity to work on various projects, to meet russian artists, to participate in artistic exhibitions. Our projects were very interesting, the agence's team helped me to adapt myself to the profesional...

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  • Industry: Museum
  • Size of the company: Medium (50-249 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: Moscow
  • Language of internship: English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Managing English Twitter account
  • Taking photographs at some openings 
  • Visiting filial museums and translating their texts into English
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Arya Rana

Nepal

About my internship:

My internship was connected with working within the PR department at the museum in Moscow. Although I had a daily task of handling their English social media, the other tasks would depend on the situation at work; such as visiting different sites and taking notes. Due to my lack of Russian language skills, I believe I was not able to showcase my abilities to the best of my...

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  • Industry: Museum
  • Size of the company: Small (1-49 employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • search for foreign grants,
  • study of ideas and contacts on cooperation with foreign museums/galleries,
  • developing a museum's representation in the Chinese social network.
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Jatuporn Tanomnil

Thailand

I am writing this letter to review my recent opportunity as an internship for two months in the field of art, Russia, Saint. Petersburg. I gained lots of knowledge about how to work in the museum with those tasks and processions I was assisting with. This experience is so precious as it is the first time for me. In addition, this internship helped me to know myself more about what kind of work...

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BUSINESS
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  • Industry: Automatic distribution
  • Size of the company: Medium (50-249 Employees)
  • Global locations: Worldwide
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English, Italian
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Attending meetings with the team
  • Participating in the company’s goal setting
  • Application processing and negotiation
  • Communication with current clients
  • Helping business development manager in the ambitious task of expanding the company's franchise network in Italy
  • Researching markets and customer behaviour in various cities
  • Advise on commercial property locations for the product placement
  • Support negotiations with potential partners and franchises
  • Studying the structures of a possible deal with a partner, as well as the study of the law regarding the installation of the product in locations and assistance in coordinating contracts with locations
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Giuliana Viani

Italy

ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP
During the last summer, I had the opportunity to make an experience (internship) in a Russian firm, which is involved in the field of automatic distribution. As this firm is relatively new in the market, also the members of the team were young. So, the atmosphere that we created was obviously professional but most important it was really enjoyable. I felt pleasant going to...

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CHEMISTRY
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  • Industry: Chemistry
  • Size of the company: Medium (50-249 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian, English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • assisting different team members with basic tasks of their research, such as preparing solutions, Petri dishes or polyelectrolyte coatings by Layer-by-layer assembly, 
  • participation in the research related to Liesegang Rings, preparing them in Petri dishes and test tubes to later on analyse them using an optical microscope, Polyelectrolyte Coacervate Films, produced by Layer-by-layer assembly, and the preparation of an ion-selective adhesive tape for potentiometric measurements, being developed for a biosensor.
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Ines Katharina Flora Kirsten

Austria

Profintern organized an internship in a Chemistry Laboratory specializing in Surface Technologies for me. During the first week of my internship I was introduced to several of the research groups. Different members explained their current projects to me, giving me an insight into the wide range of projects the laboratory is involved in (many interdisciplinary projects).
 
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CONSTRUCTION
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  • Industry: Construction
  • Size of the company: Large (more than 250 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: Saint-Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Helping in the conception and execution of pratical drawnings for the workers in the construction of a living complex.
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Henrique Leoncini

Brazil

I consider my experience in Russia the best investment I already did in my life. I started my journey in an university in south Russia, there I worked hard for months to learn Russian language, but my dream always had been to find an internship, for a few weeks I thought that I would not realize it. So i typed "internship in engineering in Russia" on google and found Internship,...

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CONSULTING
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  • Industry: International tax & management consulting
  • Size of the company: Large (more than 250 Employees)
  • Global locations: Germany, Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Ukraine, Poland
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Research of investment areas in Russia
  • Contact management companies of investment areas
  • Coordinate meetings with investors and residents of i-area
  • Support in proofreading
  • Support in checking of contractors
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Radu Bogdan Florin

Romania

The experience with ProfIntern in Russia was simply amaizing and i feel that i have to thank Profintern's staff in the first place and to explain why in the second place. Getting along with Russia's ordeals is not easy for an European; from weather differences to other habits and traits, language barrier and so on Profintern staff was there for me right from our first...

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CULTURE
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  • Industry: Museum
  • Size of the company: Medium (50-249 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English, Russian
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Assistance in organizing and conducting exhibitions, 
  • Video production about the Museum and exact exhibitions,
  • Participation in organizing the exhibitions.
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Romina Laurent

Belgium

After having spent 5 years studying Russian at university I felt the need to go to Russia and to practice my Russian language, that’s how I discovered ProfIntern as it offers the opportunity to learn Russian but also to work in a company and get a professional experience and that was exactly what I was looking for. 

I made my internship at one of the most famous and the biggest...

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  • Industry: Museum management and Russian culture
  • Size of the company: Medium (50-249 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Acquaintance with the city hospitality enterprises;
  • Improvement of communication in the hospitality sphere;
  • Acquaintance with the hotels and restaurants from the list;
  • Meeting and interacting with the staff;
  • Study of cultural traditions of Russia through visiting museums, participating in events;
  • Visiting and participation in the new museum programs which are attractive to travel agencies and individual travelers;
  • Improvement of media communication;
  • Working with social networks and their effective use for the hospitality industry and culture;
  • Participation in organization of exhibitions etc for the "Rainbow" NGO uniting people with disabilities and children with disabilities (young artists).
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Christophe Adelantado

France

This trip for my internship was the first time I traveled to Russia, and let's just say, you don't know what's culture shock till you're living there. Your notions of life as you know it, is about to change. 

Initially, when you first land in Russia (I was living in St.Petersburg), you're not able to stop smiling - finally, you're in Russia. The country you've...

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DESIGN / DECORATION / FASHION
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  • Industry: Fashion
  • Size of the company: Small (1-49 employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian, English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Developing a partnership between the company and European Museums 

  • Preparing materials for the exhibition MoOD + Indigo show in Brussels 

  • Creating content for the corporate Instagram account 

  • Participation in a photo shoot for the collection of exact clothing brand 
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Angelica Cattaruzza Dorigo

Italy

My name is Angelica, I am an Italian girl, I am 23 years old and now I am going to tell you about my experience in Saint-Petersburg. 

Thanks to ProfIntern, I could improve my Russian level studying in a great school, language partner of ProfIntern and interning in the Russian company of textile and design. In the school Russian lessons are very interesting. You do not learn only the...

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  • Industry: Fashion
  • Size of the company: Medium (50-249 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian, English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • SMM
  • Marketing
  • Promotion
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Giorgia Nocera

Italy

I had the opportunity to do my internship in a Russian communication agency and, in particular, I was involved in an exciting project in the fashion field. 

My main tasks were about social media marketing and strategies. My tutor was the marketing manager of the company and she was very kind and helpful to teach me new marketing skills. The working environment was very free and friendly,...

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  • Industry: Manufacturing
  • Size of the company: Medium (50-249 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Design engineer work
  • Drawing and developing new plastic forms that will be produced afterwards right in the same place.
  • Taking part in the production procedure
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Dario Iannetti

Italy

It is far not the first time of being in Saint-Petersburg but the experience I’ve got now, interning here with ProfIntern, was very intense, exciting and very useful for my personal and career path. I have never had such a rich and active life as in the last 3 months ever.

The first company where I was placed in the field of Mechanical Engineering didn’t suit me well as there was...

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  • Industry: Local designers, fashion houses
  • Size of the company: Small (1-49 Employees)
  • Global locations: Estonia, Russia, Italy
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • creating and managing of the brand for a new Russian fashion trademark 
  • marketing research
  • search and development for the best visual solutions of the new brand
  • publishing of the results in social and specialized media

* Was combined with the individual educational program in the leading school of branding for specialists of fashion field.

 

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Chiara Gozzelino

Italy

I am Chiara Gozzelino, I am 23 years old, and I come from Italy! I had the chance to discover the fabulous world of Russia, thanks to ProfIntern, an amazing association, who helps student and workers to find internship abroad.
My love from for this country started four years ago, when I decided to study at the Languages Faculty in University in Milan. Anyway, the best way to improve your skills...

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EDUCATION
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  • Industry: Education
  • Size of the company: Small (1-49 employees)
  • Global locations: Russia, Italy
  • Internship location: Saint-Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian, Italian, English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Supervising contracts with Italian universities,
  • Assistance in developing the program "Russian as a foreign" among foreign audience of St. Petersburg,
  • Assistance in developing the services offered by the Centre for incoming students,
  • Search for international partners in Europe,
  • Participation in organization of cultural events in St. Petersburg,
  • Assistance in teaching Italian as a foreign language,
  • Help with translations into Italian.
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Linda Lavelli

Italy

My internship was connected with Italian language and culture inside a Russian university. Where I did my internship my toutor and my colleges were very helpful and open, but they also give me freedom during work. During this experience I helped and replaced the teacher, when for some reason they couldn't keep lessons. I did some translation from Russian to Italian, and I prepare the...

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ENGINEERING
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  • Industry: Conveyor systems, Food industry
  • Size of the company: Medium (50-250 employees)
  • Global locations: Russia, Germany
  • Internship location: Russia, Saint-Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Designing 3D parts for the new machine which the company was working on, using Solidworks,
  • Calculating machine elements (for example, electric gearmotors),
  • Looking for new potential customers in LinkedIn and contacting them,
  • Preparing commercial offers for potential customers,
  • To a lesser extent, updating the company's website and presentations which were sent to the customers.
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Guillem Roura Ripoll

Spain

Hello everyone! My name is Guillem and I am a Master’s student from Spain. I have spent last summer in St. Petersburg working as a CAD designer in a Russian engineering company. The experience was amazing and wouldn’t have been possible without the assistance of Profintern.

I got to know Profintern after searching for internship opportunities in Russia on Google. I put in contact...

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  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering
  • Size of the company: Large (more than 250 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Development of an electronic simulator machining on CNC machines (machine kinematics).
  • MOOC Development of digital production through the use of PLM concept in the organization of engineering production.
  • Additional training of participants to the first open championship for manufacturing and engineering technologies of the University under the WorldSkills regulations.
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Oleg Nashelskiy

United States

ProfIntern secured an internship position for me in the field of Mechanical Engineering in St. Petersburg, a particularly difficult placement for those lacking a Russian citizenship. They were immensely helpful throughout the visa process, arranged housing for me in a great neighborhood in the city center, and continued to assist me once I arrived. After an uninspiring internship in Germany my...

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  • Industry: Biomedicine
  • Size of the company: Large (more than 250 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia, Italy
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Carrying out routine ELISA productions,
  • Profitability analysis,
  • Statistical data processing,
  • Preparation of plans and reports,
  • A literature search on different topics.
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Chelsea Scalzo

United States

I thank ProfIntern for giving me the opportunity to intern at the leading company of biomedical engineering in Russia over the summer.  I learned a lot working in this company and the experience will help me in my future education and career.  Special thanks also to all my mentors - representatives of different  Laboratories, where I had the practice. I want to take this...

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  • Industry: Machines modernization
  • Size of the company: Medium (50-249 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Engineering support of fulfilling orders,
  • Administrative and commercial activities,
  • Drawings of components, which has to be produced,
  • Development of manufacturing methods,
  • Negotiations with customers.
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Dario Iannetti

Italy

It is far not the first time of being in Saint-Petersburg but the experience I’ve got now, interning here with ProfIntern, was very intense, exciting and very useful for my personal and career path. I have never had such a rich and active life as in the last 3 months ever.

The first company where I was placed in the field of Mechanical Engineering didn’t suit me well as there was...

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP
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  • Industry: Entertainment
  • Size of the company: Small (1-49 employees)
  • Global locations: Worldwide
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Attending meetings with the team
  • Participating in the company’s goal setting
  • Application processing and negotiation
  • Communication with current clients
  • Helping BD manager in the ambitious task of expanding the company’s franchise network in the US and the UK
  • Researching markets and customer behaviour in various cities
  • Advise on commercial property locations for the company’s products
  • Support negotiations with potential partners and franchises
  • Studying of the structures of a possible deal with a partner, as well as the study of the law regarding the locations and assistance in coordinating contracts with locations
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Nicholas Kania

United States

My internship was connected with international business and expansion in a company which provides photography products worldwide. My tasks largely consisted of English language translation/proofreading, due to my status as a native English speaker. I also contacted potential clients in the United States to open dialogues with them which could lead to future deals.

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  • Industry: Tourism, Aero entertainment
  • Size of the company: Small (1-49 employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Audit of the company and its competitors
  • Developing and implementation of entering the foreign market strategy  
  • Search for international partners and agents
  • Analysis of the effectiveness of it’s advertising campaigns
  • Assistance in the organization of advertising campaigns
  • Experience as an administrator
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Guillaume François

Belgium

What is rare is valuable. An internship in Russia is a way to prove to yourself that you are valuable. An internship in Russia is a way to prove to your future employer that you are valuable for his company. 
From Belgium, few people are going to Russia to work, few people in western countries really “love” Russia. Be in the few, be valuable. Be in the few and learn to love...

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EVENT MANAGEMENT
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  • Industry: ecology
  • Size of the company: Small (1-49 employees)
  • Global locations: Norway, Russia
  • Internship location: Saint-Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English, Russian
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • assistance with organization of events, 
  • teaching, 
  • translations.
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Australia

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  • Industry: Event agency
  • Size of the company: Small (1-50 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Participation in event planning according to requirements, budget and objectives
  • Come up with suggestions to enhance the event’s success with minimal budget
  • Prepare budgets and ensure adherence
  • Source and negotiate with vendors and suppliers
  • Coordination of media
  • Leading promotional activities for the event
  • Analyze the event’s success and prepare reports
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Nicole Canclini

Italy

Now this is the story all about how my life got flipped, turned upside down, and I'd like to take a minute just sit right there  I'll tell you how I fell in love with Saint Petersburg!

Hello everybody! My name is Nicole, and I'm from Italy. I would like to introduce you the great experience I had in Saint Petersburg, the Venice of the North...But let me say it's much better...

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  • Industry: sport marketing
  • Size of the company: Small (1-49 employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: Saint-Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • assistance with management of sport tournaments,
  • promotion of sport tournaments among international students of Saint-Petersburg,
  • organisation of events with the international students of Saint Petersburg.
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João Alberto Marques Correia Carola

Portugal

My name is Joao Carola and I am a student from Lisbon, Portugal. In the beginning of this year I decided to do an internship in Russia and since then was trying to find different ways to make it come to life. After finding Profintern everything went much simpler – they helped me to get all the necessary documents, visa and a place to do the internship in. Everybody in the company is very...

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  • Industry: Creative agency/Events
  • Size of the company: Small (1-50 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Participation in all steps of the project "The first Federal congress of volunteers in the field of tourism” from planning to realization,
  • Participation in art projects,
  • Promotion of local artists’ exhibitions.
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Olivier Hulin

Belgium

Following a previous experience in Vladivostok’s Far-Eastern Federal University, where I intensively studied the Russian language, I took upon the challenge to come back to Russia with different objectives. Not only did I want to get work experience in a foreign country, but I also wanted to put into effective practice this language I learned in the workplace. ProfIntern provided me with...

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HUMAN RESOURSES
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  • Industry: HR, recruitment
  • Size of the company: Medium (50-249 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian, English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Interviewing the potential candidates,
  • Research of the professional websites, dedicated to recruitment,
  • Research of the labor market and wages,
  • Reporting on results.
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Maria Efthymia Karageorgou

Greece

This report I am writing its not only a report for the ProfIntern program I attended but also my unique experience in the magnificent city of Saint Petersburg with her magnificent people.

If there was not for this program, it would be really difficult for me to have that experience which I will never forget in my life. Not only did I manage to learn a new language and gain an experience through...

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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  • Industry: Data processing and 3D technologies
  • Size of the company: Medium (50-249 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: Moscow
  • Language of internship: Russian
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Developing the design and interface of the scanning tools,
  • Participation in developing and programming the application,
  • Testing the program,
  • Assistance in marketing activities  of launching this program.
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Dmitriy KRESTYANINOV

France

The experience with ProfIntern was very well. First of all, I was looking for an internship in high technologies in Russia. But it was very hard to find it by myself because I’m living in France, this is the reason of my choice to asking some help of ProfIntern. Some weeks after my application, Maria (Senior Manager of ProfIntern) send me some news about the companies which could be...

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IMPORT / EXPORT, LOGISTICS
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  • Industry: Logistics
  • Size of the company: Large (more than 250 Employees)
  • Global locations: Worldwide
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian, English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Participating in tenders (preparing necessary documentation, calculation of costs, submitting official offers);
  • Financial settlements with suppliers. Document flows control;
  • Development of the suppliers base and coordination of Tender Platform (bids arrangement);
  • Planning and supervising intermodal import shipments of oversized cargo to the CIS region;
  • Continuous monitoring of expenses and lead times, searching for the ways for improvements (bids arrangement);
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Alexandre Filiptchenko

France

My name is Alex, and I am, sadly, getting close to the end of my internship in Saint Petersburg. I chose to intern in Russia mainly to improve my Russian, that I have been studying for a while, and to gain some work experience after finishing my degree in Accounting and Management. I can say without a doubt that I don’t regret my choice, since I gained a lot from this experience,...

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  • Industry: High-tech innovative full cycle company
  • Size of the company: Large (more than 250 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Business correspondence,
  • Search for new customers
  • Communication with customers,
  • Expansion of the client base of foreign customers
  • Assistance in the preparation of presentations, exhibitions, POS materials
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Deividas Kučinskas

Denmark

Generally, Internship in Moscow, has enhanced my approach towards practical business. I am overly glad, that I have selected ProfIntern, which supplied me with necessary information and a solid place within high-tech company.

 

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INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS / COMMUNICATIONS
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  • Industry: Film festivals
  • Size of the company: Large (more than 250 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: Russia, Saint-Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • search for international participants for the film festival,
  • benchmarking of international film festivals,
  • compiling a database of foreign thematic media,
  • analysis and updating of the website.
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William Roberts

United Kingdom

The internship was overall positive. On the one hand I quite enjoyed it because I had a lot of freedom. All my suggestions as to what I could do  were accepted and I very much set the internship on my terms. The office I was placed in was also very friendly.

On the down side I didn't feel like I had much support from my team whilst I was there. The two people who were 'in...

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  • Industry: Chamber of commerce
  • Size of the company: Small (1-50 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia, UK
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Search and recruitment of new sponsors for the events of the Chamber
  • Recruitment of new members of Chamber
  • Assistance with organization of events
  • Communication with foreign audience 
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Carl Aellen

Switzerland

My experience with ProfIntern was a profoundly positive one. I would say ProfIntern is the best place to find an internship in Russia. I had always been interested in Russia, and was given not only the ability to finally go, but also make some productive advances in my professional life and personal skills. 

I had come primarily to increase my Russian language skills, and my time at the...

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  • Industry: Cross-boarder relations and investment
  • Size of the company: Medium (50-249 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia, former CIS countries, Baltic region
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English, Russian
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Participation in the formation of Saint-Petersburg international economic forum,
  • Participation in the preparation of the conference. Communication / correspondence with foreign participants,
  • Participation in the preparation and holding of the conference on the development strategy for the macro-region of Baltic Sea,
  • Organization of activities aimed at attracting investments into the border regions,
  • Search for entities interested in cross-border projects participation,
  • Information collection and systematization according to the completed projects, preparation of analytical reports.
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Morgane Delcroix

Belgium

I come from Belgium and I had the chance to work in Saint-Petersburg thanks to an organization for unemployed people in my home country.

My situation is in some way special, because I arrived without the help of Maria and we met in different conditions as planned. She had to find an internship and a flat for me in a very short period of time, which she successfully did.

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  • Industry: Crypto-currency
  • Size of the company: Small (1-49 employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • international communications,
  • partnership establishment,
  • SMM,
  • reports. 
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Giulia Bottazzi

Italy

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The company I interned by was involved in the field of decentralised online currency. As an international relations student, my sphere of interests are really broad, which allowed me to deep dive also into this new online world, which I have never explored before. 

My role in the company was to keep up with its international communications. More specifically, I had to make...

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JOURNALISM
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  • Industry: Publishing House
  • Size of the company: Medium (50-249 Employees)
  • Global locations: International
  • Internship location: Moscow
  • Language of internship: Russian, English, Chinese
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Reading foreign books sent by foreign publishers to find promising projects.
  • Writing brief reviews (1000 characters) of the books read.
  • Conduct market analysis for selected books on the relevance of the topic and the market saturation.
  • Search for Chinese companies working in Russia for joint cooperation.
  • Search for a promising Chinese book project (biography of a famous Chinese businessman, company history, international business).
  • Promotion of our books on business in China («Пекинская кофейня», «Huawei»): relations with the Chinese Chamber, Russian-Chinese partnership societies, other companies.
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Susan Zhou

China

Without the help of ProfIntern, I could never have imagined myself working in a publishing house in Moscow.  The experience turned out to be an unforgettable one. My purpose of interning was to learn more about the publishing industry and about the urban culture in Moscow. It was my personal development internship in Russia. I really don't want the internship to be just something to...

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  • Industry: Magazine
  • Size of the company: Medium (50-249 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Searching authors for the English section of the magazine,
  • Working on the English section of the magazine,
  • Translation and preparation of media kit in French,
  • Working with the released issues database (entering the different sections topics into the database).
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Anne-Sophie Fadeux

Belgium

It was a concentrate of really good experiences : meeting extraordinary people during my internship or my russian lessons, going to see ballets at the Mariinsky, being at Tchekov’s representations, seeing the Neva frozen, visiting old cities as Moscow or Veliki Novgorod, going in beautiful churches, visiting for free the Hermitage every week, discovering russian art at the russian museum...

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  • Industry: On-line information agency
  • Size of the company: Large (more than 250 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Creation of illustrative content for web-portal of information agency,
  • Photography work at the events on the instructions of the editor-in-chief,
  • Search for newsworthy events illustrated with photos,
  • Writing news and texts.
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Lindsay Comer

United States

Maria arranged for me a shorter welcome program, as I was only able to be in St. Petersburg for two and a half weeks prior to heading to Estonia, and it was a really great experience. When we first started to discuss what I might like to do in St. Petersburg, I had requested for her to find something photography related for me, if possible. And she did just that. My program consisted of...

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LANGUAGES
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  • Industry: Translations
  • Size of the company: Small (1-50 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian, English, French
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Proofreading and editing texts in English (and / or French),
  • Optimization of dictionaries and accompanying materials of the customers,
  • Preparation and drafting of payment documents,
  • Documentation and internal statistics of the company,
  • Participation in marketing initiatives, workshops and company meetings.
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Aurélie Paul

Belgium

On the whole, I had an amazing experience in Russia and fell in love with St. Petersburg. It is a rich and magnificient city filled with culture and history. I particularly appreciated the impressive architecture. Besides, there is so much to see and to do that it is impossible to get bored. I have been to amazing places (museums, palaces, cathedrals) and attended wonderful events...

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LAW
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  • Industry: Intellectual property
  • Size of the company: Large (more than 250 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia, China, Southeast Asia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English, Russian
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:

1) Assistance in preparing of contracts
2) Maintaining communications with customers
3) Monitoring of the latest developments and changes in the field of intellectual property law
4) Preparation of analytical reports
5) Preparation of reports on current affairs (subject: the violation of intellectual property)
6) Translation and preparation of documents in English

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Giuliano Patrizio

Italy

After I graduated and in the middle of my job search, I stumped into this opportunity that ProfIntern offers to make an internship in Russia. Being undecided about taking it or not, I eventually did, and is a decision I will never regret!
I have been attracted to Russia for quite some time, so I was enthusiast about the idea of coming here to St. Petersburg. I really like the city,...

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MARKETING / MANAGEMENT
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  • Industry: Entertainment
  • Size of the company: Small (1-49 employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: Saint-Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Audit of competitors,
  • Strategy analysis,
  • Research of partners in Moscow.
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Thomas Sulmon

Belgium

Having just finished my master in October 2017, I decided to join as other fellow students a program sponsored by the Belgian state in order to get some professional experience abroad. I didn't take long to make my choice: I studied Russian for three years and never got the chance to actually stay in Russia for more than 10 days. Plus, Saint-Petersburg has always been my favorite European...

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  • Industry: NGO
  • Size of the company: Small (1-50 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia, FSU
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian, English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Fundraising and promotion of the organization: preparation of information letters for fundraising activity, foreign resources analysis (search for organizations and funds).
  • Establishment of international relations: attraction of foreign partners to share experience, to participate in joint seminars and projects. Ideas about possible projects and international seminars are welcomed, as well as sharing experience on how it works in the organizations where the Intern was trained. 
  • Technical work: maintaining social networks, the website, video archive processing (classification and cutting), designing booklets on the Institute activities.
  • Development of marketing materials. 
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Thomas Ghislain

Belgium

I got in touch with ProfIntern to do a 3-months internship in St. Petersburg. It didn’t take them long to find me a flat and the perfect work place for me, moreover very close to each other. I eventually started my duty at the placing company as a Graphic Design and Fundraising intern. It happened that the organization was in the process of changing its visual identity, thus I got in...

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  • Industry: Museum, Culture
  • Size of the company: Medium (50-249 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian, English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • SMM (social media marketing) support of the museum activities,
  • Work with mass media (writing press releases, contacting, monitoring),
  • Participation in the preparation of exhibitions and other activities of the museum,
  • Work with texts,
  • Support and communication with foreign exhibitors. 
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Romina Laurent

Belgium

After having spent 5 years studying Russian at university I felt the need to go to Russia and to practice my Russian language, that’s how I discovered ProfIntern as it offers the opportunity to learn Russian but also to work in a company and get a professional experience and that was exactly what I was looking for. 

I made my internship at one of the most famous and the biggest...

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  • Industry: Sport management
  • Size of the company: Medium (50-249 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Organization of fans activity at match;
  • Work with the local media (press releases);
  • Organization of social and public events devoted to promotion of the team brand; 
  • Work with the website content and social networks;
  • Assistance in developing a strategy for sale of the club attributes.
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Gytis Brazdeikis

Lithuania

Tired of western Europe, their similar cultures, plenty of wrong stereotypes about Russia and full of desire to take something new from life – that are the reasons of my decision to move to Saint Petersburg! I am Gytis and I name myself as a traveler who enjoys new challenges and experiences. I guess it is needed to mention that this year I had two options for my internship placements,...

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MEDICINE
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  • Industry: Rehabilitation
  • Size of the company: Medium (50-249 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Assisting doctors during private receptions
  • Participating in massage and other rehabilitation techniques
  • Filling medical documentation in accordance with the standards
  • Participation and performance of all types of medical activities of the center

 

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Giovanni Losito

Italy

Hello everyone, I'm Giovanni, I come from Italy and I came to St. Petersburg to make a training experience abroad. I state that in the summer I took a Russian language course in Derzhavin Institute and soon after I started to search on how to do an internship in St. Petersburg. I became aware of ProfIntern and I immediately contacted the manager, Maria Lobanova for a meeting. I had all the...

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  • Industry: Molecular genetics
  • Size of the company: Large (more than 250 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • participation in the laboratory researches
  • reporting
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Chelsea Scalzo

United States

I thank ProfIntern for giving me the opportunity to intern at the leading company of biomedical engineering in Russia over the summer.  I learned a lot working in this company and the experience will help me in my future education and career.  Special thanks also to all my mentors - representatives of different  Laboratories, where I had the practice. I want to take this...

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NGO
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  • Industry: Ecology
  • Size of the company: Small (1-50 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Enlightenment project - organization of classes with schoolchildren on the ecological topics
  • Preparation and holding of master classes 
  • Preparation for participation in VK-Fest (huge festival organized by Russian social network Vkontakte)
  • Assistance in organizing an international environmental competition for Students and students
  • Preparation of publications for the website
  • Assistance in preparing a manual for schoolchildren about the ecological way of life
  • Participation in current work
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Lara Marelli

Italy

Let me first say that I had never been in Russia before and, for this reason, I did not know really what I would have found here. It was such a good discovery!
ProfIntern could find the perfect internship for my needs and now I would like to tell you about my personal experience. 
First of all they are reliable from beginning to end; my handler Maria Lobanova has always promptly replied to...

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SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH
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  • Industry: Polar Studies
  • Size of the company: Small (1-49 employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian, English, Dutch
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • expert and scientific work on the research of technical and technological development of the Arctic abroad,
  • the search for experts of the technical and technological development of the Arctic abroad,
  • search for experts of the history of development of the Arctic abroad,
  • negotiations and establishing relations with those experts with the goal of future cooperation with the museum,
  • help in writing texts and translating them into English and Dutch.
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Romain Chuffart

Belgium

- What was your internship connected with (field, tasks, industry of a company)?

I worked for a private non-profit organization and research center whose main goals focus on engaging and educating about the technical and technological history and development of the Russian Arctic through the creation of museums and exhibition centers across Russia and in the Arctic.

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TEACHING
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  • Industry: English teacher
  • Size of the company: Small (1-50 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • classroom management;
  • planning, preparing and delivering lessons to a range of classes and age groups;
  • preparing and setting tests, examination papers and exercises;
  • marking and providing appropriate feedback on oral and written work;
  • devising, writing and producing new materials, including audio and visual resources;
  • participating in marketing events for the language school;
  • freelance teaching on a one-to-one basis;
  • basic administration, such as keeping student registers and attendance records.
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Jason Lee

Australia

Overall I found ProfIntern to have had a professional and caring group of staff who were there to answer every question. I was looking for an internship in teaching and was satisfied with the offerings from ProfIntern. My internship was truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience another world. One might consider an internship abroad as being a stressful experience initially but...

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TOURISM
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  • Industry: Tourism
  • Size of the company: Small (1-49 employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian, English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • website translation,
  • communication with clients,
  • correction of the excursions.
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Giulia Giannetti

Italy

This year I’ve decided to do an internship and a language course in Saint Petersburg to get some working experience and to practice my Russian as well.
About the internship: I worked in a tourism company and I loved it! I had to translate their site, communicate with clients, and correct the excursions. While I was working there, I’ve got not only professional experience, but...

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  • Industry: Tourism
  • Size of the company: Small (1-50 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian, English, Japanese
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:

 Various tasks:

  • preparing documents for visa,
  • working with hotel booking system,
  • registration of trains and Wi-Fi router,
  • planning of the programs,
  • translation of tourism texts,
  • other tasks. 
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Chie Inui

Japan

My name is Chie Inui and I am a student from Japan. I decided to stay in St. Petersburg in Russia in my spring vacation not only to improve my Russian language skills, but also to know Russian real life by myself. I stayed there for 6 weeks. In the first 3 weeks I studied Russian at the school and in the latter 3 weeks I did my internship in the Japanese tourism agency.

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  • Industry: Wine Business
  • Size of the company: Small (1-50 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian, English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Participation in wine testing events,
  • Developing a wine tour to Bordeaux,
  • Preparing and giving a 2-hours lecture about wine. 
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Alaïs Phillippine Stéphanie Riglet

France

First of all,  thank you for the wonderful opportunity that you offered me, to work at Wine Business field. You actually found the perfect training for me. That was a great experience with new challenges for me, a real step forward my career.

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So first of all, about my internship. I used to work as a guide in wineries for a few years before I decided to leave my job...

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  • Industry: Tourism
  • Size of the company: Medium (50-249 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: Moscow
  • Language of internship: English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • My primary duties consisted of establishing and maintaining connections with foreign travel agencies and sell them the company's online hotel booking engine.
  • Additionally, I was tasked with organizing pipelines conducting webinars.
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José Miguel Casinhas Alves Colaço de Almeida

Portugal

Since a young age, I have always felt attracted and curious towards Russia. With this goal on my mind, the past semester I searched for an opportunity to intern in Moscow, as means to develop myself, both professionally and personally.

Therefore I reached out to ProfIntern, where the combined help of Maria and Anna helped me to attain an internship at a leading tourist company as a...

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TRANSLATIONS
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  • Industry: Translations
  • Size of the company: Small (1-50 Employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian, English, Italian
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Performing written translations on a variety of subjects in a timely manner.
  • Checking translations for compliance with industry terminology, stylistic and semantic contents of originals.
  • Providing feedback to translators on the quality of the translation.
  • Creation of terminological glossaries.
  • Translation of news and information materials of the company for the site and social networks.
  • Creation and use of translation databases (TM) in CAT-programs.
  • Communication with customers and partners in the interests of the company.
  • Participation in the organization of corporate events.
  • Assistance to the leader and colleagues.
  • Testing and recruiting new translators.
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Micol Capena

Italy

My experience in Saint Petersburg has been wonderful. The city is magical, full of history and culture and really beautiful. It was my second time here, but I would definitely come back in the future as every time I fall in love with the city. The people I met, the food I ate, the ballets I went to, everything is unique and worth a try.

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  • Industry: Translation
  • Size of the company: Small (1-49 employees)
  • Global locations: Russia
  • Internship location: St. Petersburg
  • Language of internship: Russian, English
  • Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • To carry out assignments of project managers regarding the implementation of translations.
  • Perform written translations on a variety of subjects in a timely manner, while ensuring that the translations correspond to the lexical, stylistic and semantic content of the originals, compliance with the established requirements for terms and definitions.
  • Check translations: check compliance of industry terminology, stylistic and semantic contents of originals; eliminate grammatical and spelling errors, typos and blots; to eliminate "Russisms" and literal translation; to carry out stylistic editing.
  • Provide feedback to translators on the quality of the translation performed.
  • Create and manage terminological glossaries, ensure their use in translations.
  • Ensure the fulfillment of the requirements of customers for the translation.
  • To translate news and information materials of the company.
  • Attend the notarization of translation.
  • Kindly and correctly communicate with representatives of the customer, colleagues and other third parties (with the permission of the management) in the part of advice and clarification on the issues of transfers.
  • Use TM systems when performing translation (for example, SDL Trados).
  • To carry out competent execution of the executed translation, using means MS Office.
  • To study and use competently in work other software used in the Company.
  • Follow the instructions of the Company's management related to the operating activities of the company.
  • Continually improve their professional level.
  • Ensure the timely preparation of the accounts provided for in this position.
  • Ensure the safety and non-disclosure of confidential information.
  • Support for our part a good working relationship within the team.
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Chiara Tumminello

Italy

My experience in St. Petersburg was better than I expected. A few months ago a colleague and I decided to start this experience. She opted for a standard Russian language course, but I wanted more. So I decided to live this experience not only improving my Russian language but also applying it. To do that, I got in contact with ProfIntern Agency and few days after the coordinator Maria Lobanova...

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