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IAESTE How To for Students

  • Read the Application Information
  • Complete the application form
  • E-mail your CV, cover letter and transcript to the IAESTE Ireland office
  • Pay the application fee
  • Check the list of available traineeships provided by the IAESTE Ireland office in January/February
  • IAESTE Ireland will contact you in February/early March
  • If successful, IAESTE Ireland will ‘nominate’ you for a particular traineeship

  • When your nomination is accepted, IAESTE Ireland will send a ‘traineeship acceptance’ form
  • Complete and return the form to the IAESTE Ireland office to accept the traineeship
  • Pay the acceptance fee
  • Arrange any visas, work permits or health insurance you will need for your traineeship
  • Inform IAESTE Ireland and IAESTE in the receiving country of travel arrangements
  • Enjoy your traineeship!

  • Complete and return the Trainee Report supplied by IAESTE Ireland
  • Your employer will also be sent an Employer Report form to give feedback on their experience

  • Share your traineeship experience in a post for the Léargas blog
  • Get involved with the Dublin Local Committee
  • Encourage Irish employers to offer an IAESTE traineeship and guarantee an opportunity for other Irish students!

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Léargas is a not-for-profit organisation that operates under the aegis of the Department of Education and Skills and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. Léargas manages European, national and international exchange and cooperation programmes in education, training and youth and community work and has been managing such programmes for over 30 years. Léargas currently has 40 staff based in our Dublin office. Our staff come from Ireland, Poland, France, Croatia, Denmark and Spain and have wide-ranging experience in education, training, community, youth and development work; and in IT and finance. The National Centre for Guidance in Education operates under the aegis of Léargas.
LéargasFriday, October 20th, 2017 at 3:00am
Discover how you can access #Youth Erasmus+ funding at our Discovery Days next week! Register here:
LéargasThursday, October 19th, 2017 at 11:56pm
Ruth Baker is EU Project Officer with Ballymun Job Centre. The Centre uses Erasmus+ Vocational Education and Training funding to collaborate with European partners. Their projects focus on Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices. In this week’s blog Ruth talks about the challenges and benefits of working on these Erasmus+ VET KA2 Strategic Partnership projects:
Léargas shared IAESTE's post.Thursday, October 19th, 2017 at 10:11pm
Happy #IAESTEDay! Today we're celebrating the students, employers and volunteers who make the IAESTE programme so special, and launching the celebrations for IAESTE's 70th year.

If you’ve been involved in IAESTE, choose the ONE photo that captures your experience and share it to the brand new IAESTE Ireland Instagram. The best photos will be submitted to the international competition, and be in with a chance of winning a travel voucher for 500 Swiss Francs!
LéargasWednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 3:59am
Primary teachers: we've extended our deadline to 23 October. Apply now to learn about inclusion in the classroom!
LéargasTuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 9:00pm
There's still time to apply for this upcoming #eTwinning seminar taking place 02/11: