Internship and volunteering in Russia

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

Trainee in professional specialised magazine

Requirements:
– Previous sales experience is a plus
– High language skills
– High computer and internet skills
– English Language level – B2
– 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!