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Bc. Jakub Zikmund, University of West Bohemia, ročník 4

Faculty Mechanical engineering
Field of study Industrial Engineering and Management
Field of internship Engineering, Other
Specialization of InternshipEngineering Mechanics
Internship period (from - to) 1.7.2017 - 30.11.2017
Internship duration (weeks) 22
Transport (means, price) 100
Insurance/Insurance company 100
Visa/Work permit (yes/no) no
Price of Visa -
City of Internship Zobrazit místo na mapě  Austria, Murzzuschlag
Internship reference number AT-2017-4007LE

About the country

Location of the place

Leoben , Austria


Leoben is a small city, relax and you can walk everywhere no need transportation inside of the city. Also if you would like to visit another close city you can use train it is really comforting.

Surroundings (possible trips, ...)

Surroundings of the Leoben where I had lived during my internship , Graz , Linz , Klagenfurt , Wienna etc . Transportation is flexible by train and also with a personal car. Also, Leoben has a beautiful natural and historical trip points.



The employer was really kind and helpful to me.

Work description

Company was consisted from two factories and my task was optimalise material flow between these two factories means (statoraging and transportation processes).

Salary (sufficient for local conditions?)

Salary netto around 1300 euro. If you do not want travel and enjoy an internship u can save a lot.

Language requirements

B2 english is enough

Accommodation (price, who provided it)

I had two accomodations first in flat for 270euro and second one in dormitory for 340 euro.

Social life

Meeting IAESTE members (pick-up at the airport, organized events...)

IAESTE Leoben participants took care of the summer interns during their and mine internship. They had arranged accommodation before we arrived there. Also they welcomed us really friendly , picked up us and showed around for make easy to adabt to life in Leoben .

Meeting other foreign students

We have not a crowded group as an interns in Leoben about like 10 students come from different countries around the world.We had spent our times mostly together doing a sportive and cultural activities.

Sport and culture

Me and my other intern friends every week were doing a cooking night . Every 2 participants cooked their cultural foods from their countries. We were meeting for play volleyball and basketball also watching movie and tv series all together. We joined Iaeste weekends and travalled the close countries together .

Food, local specialties

It's easy to find food there , also everybody has kitchen in their apartments. We had been in vine festival, it was really nice to joined with friends. We had a chance to taste different grades Austrian wines. Also we tried to lical Austrian dishes too. Other Austrian beverages are all nice.

Other information

Possibilites to communicate with the Czech Republic

Same as in Czechia (no restriction)

Recommendations for students who will go to the same place

Our friends from Iaeste Leoben they were really nice, helpfull , friendly to all of us . We had no problem there even if when we had they always were with us for help .

What not to forget with you

Austria is pretty cold even in the summer season so bring with you some warm clothes and some equipments for camping If u would like to go camping etc. Also don't forget bring with you yours personal medicines .

Benefits of the internship

I gained a lot from my internship such as discipline , how to communicate with colleagues as a formally and some specifications about my workplace.

Cooperation with IAESTE in the foreign country

It was really nice and easy to get communicate with Iaeste. They were always helping us about anytime and almost in every situations .

Overall experience with IAESTE

IAESTE experience is nice for students to gain professional work experiences and social experiences as an international ways.

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