IAESTE

IAESTE

IAESTE


IAESTE (International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experiences) is a worldwide network that organises paid, course-related traineeships for students and recent graduates of technical subjects such as Engineering, Science, and IT. A huge variety of employers, ranging from multinational companies to university research departments to start-up enterprises, offer traineeships through the programme. IAESTE was established in 1947, operates in 87 countries worldwide and has approximately 4,000 international participants each year. IAESTE aims to enhance participants’ professional, technical and intercultural skills while providing employers with well-qualified and highly motivated trainees. IAESTE is based on mutual exchange, so every country both sends trainees abroad and hosts trainees thanks to local employers.

All IAESTE countries have a national office to coordinate the programme and liaise with employers and trainees. The majority of countries also have a wide support network of local volunteers who help trainees settle into and explore their host countries. In Ireland, IAESTE works with diverse employers including Trinity College Dublin, SAP, Ericsson, and Threefold. We host trainees from all over the world every year, and as a result Irish students from almost every third- level institution in the country have taken up traineeships abroad.

  • To find out more about offering a traineeship, click here.
  • To find out more about applying, click here.
  • To find out more about the Dublin Local Committee, click here.

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Léargas

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.
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LéargasFriday, October 20th, 2017 at 3:00am
Discover how you can access #Youth Erasmus+ funding at our Discovery Days next week! Register here: https://www.leargas.ie/news/upcoming-discovery-days/
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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:

https://www.leargas.ie/blog/eu-projects-in-ballymun-job-centre/
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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! https://www.leargas.ie/news/iaeste-day-2017/
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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!
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LéargasTuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 9:00pm
There's still time to apply for this upcoming #eTwinning seminar taking place 02/11: https://www.leargas.ie/programmes/etwinning/professional-learning/