Internships and volunteering in Russia

What you need to know about internships and volunteer work

Working abroad has become extremely popular in recent years. Young people are increasingly looking at work abroad options for a number of very practical reasons, which go beyond the obvious fact that working abroad looks good on any CV. Students choose Internships and Volunteering because they want to

  • do something meaningful in a gap year
  • explore career options
  • develop social competence skills
  • acquire proficient language skills
  • immerse in a different culture

Liden & Denz is one of the first organisations to offer meaningful study and work programmes in Russia. Our aim is to give students a unique insight into the Russian daily life of our times. Although the assignments we offer are all supervised by Liden & Denz, the experience inside our host organisations will be very authentic.
Maximum duration of an internship is 3 months.
All positions offered are unpaid for legal reasons.
Russian language proficiency is not required for a work placement.

The placement fee is EUR 250 if combined with a Russian language course (minimum 4 weeks group or 2 weeks one-to-one) and EUR 500 if no language course is booked.

Read more about work experience programme booking conditions.

Liden & Denz offers two kind of work experience programmes (as defined by the WYSE Work Abroad Association):

  • Internships

    A temporary, supervised, practical experience programme in which a young person, usually a college or university student, carries out a training experience in a temporary position at a host company.

  • Volunteer programmes

    A temporary, supervised, practical training in which a person voluntarily carries out a task which has social, environmental or cultural relevance.

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Tailor-made internship for you

A tailor-made placement is guaranteed almost in any field:

Marketing, PR/ Events, Advertising, IT and Web design, Logistics, Finance, Law, Journalism, Hospitality and Tourism, Design, International Relations, Humanitarian Organizations, Business Administration, Engineering, Import-Export… and many others upon your request

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– Internship duration: 4-12 weeks

– Internship schedule: Depending on the Russian course schedule internship can be done part-time in the afternoons and/or full-day.

– Language of internship: Russian or English languages.

– Internships are unpaid but some companies may decide to make you a job offer at the end of the internship, based on your results and current needs of the company. Anyway, you will gain a valuable professional experience, as each internship schedule and tasks are personally developed and designed considering the skills and career goals of a candidate and current projects of the company.

Positions currently on offer

Event and advert manager assistant

Requirements:
– Students with higher or incomplete higher education in advertising, PR, design.
– Basic knowledge of business communication and correspondence computer skills.
– Good level of English
– Russian Language level – A+
– Age: 21-25

Receptionist at a hotel

Requirements:
– Good level of English
– Knowledge of hospitality communication and correspondence
– High computer and internet skills
– Russian Language level – A2+.
– Age: 21-25

Travel Agent / Manager of Operation

Requirements:
– Education in the sphere of tourism / logistic
– Knowledge of hospitality communication and correspondence
– Russian Language level – B1+.
-Age: 21-25

Translator

Requirements:
– Young specialist speaking foreign languages (English, German, French, Italian)
– Linguistic / Philological / journalistic education are welcome
– Russian Language level – С1+
– Age: 21-25

Freelance Journalist / Assistant Editor

Requirements:
– Native English, German, French speaker
– Working experience as journalist, economist, lawyer, philologist, slavish
– Russian Language level – B1+
– High language skills
– Age: 21-25

Marketing Assistant

Requirements:
– Good level of English
– Knowledge of business communication and correspondence
– High computer and internet skills
– Russian Language level – A2+
– Age: 21-25

HR Assistant

Requirements:
– Good level of English
– Knowledge of business communication and correspondence
– High computer and internet skills
– Russian Language level – A2+
– Age: 21-25

Advertising Assistant

Requirements:
– Good level of English
– Knowledge of business communication and correspondence
– High computer and internet skills
– Russian Language level – A2+
– Age: 21-25

International Consulting Assistant

Requirements:
– Basic knowledge of either ‘Business Management’ (Accounting, finance, project management, customer care), ‘Law’ (e.g. tax law) or ‘IT-services’ (Programming, IT software development, SAP)
– Speaking foreign languages (English and/or German).
– Computer & internet skills.
– Flair for teamwork & task oriented.
– Age: 21-25

Receptionist at a hotel

Requirements:
– Good level of English
– Knowledge of hospitality communication and correspondence
– High computer and internet skills
– Russian Language level – A2+.
– Age: 21-25

Internship in the sphere of jurisprudence

Requirements:
– Higher or incomplete higher education
– Prior experience in jurisprudence, economy, business
– Russian Language level – A2+
– Age: 21-25

Trainee in a certification agency

Requirements:
Russian Language level – A2+.
Age: 21-25

Trainee in city guide magazine

Requirements:
– English/German/Spanish native speakers
– Knowledge of any other languages is a plus
– Good computer and internet skills (MS Office, internet research)
– Working experience as journalist, lawyer, philologist, slavist
– Russian Language level – B1.
– Age: 21-25

*Distance work. The magazine has no office in Moscow.

Volunteering in a charity organisation in St. Petersburg

Requirements:
– Native English, German or French speaker
– Tolerant, sociable and highly motivated people
– Team worker
– Experience of working with children is a plus
– Russian language level from A2 to B2 (depends on the position)
– Age: 21-25

Volunteering in a charity foundation in Moscow

Requirements:
– Experience of working with children is a must
– Artistic and creative skills are a plus
– Russian Language level – A1+.
– Age: 21-25

Apply now!