Applying for internships

Our internship procedure exists of two steps: application and nomination. Note: You can only apply at the IAESTE committee in the country you are registered at an university.


You can find the internship offers on here. This database is updated continuously. Did you find an internship that interest you? Send your CV and internship offer number to You can expect a response within 1 to 2 business days. 

Note: Other methods of application are disregard. For example requesting an internship based on your study field won’t result in any reply .


If you have been found suitable for the internship by IAESTE Netherlands, your account will be connected to the internship offer on Now the nomination procedure starts, which requires collecting documents to present to the employer.

For a nomination bundle the following documents in 1 PDF file and upload it on Don’t send it by email to us!

    1. Internship offer (download on
    2. ‘Student Nomination’ form (on
    3. Motivation letter (addressing the employer)
    4. CV/Resume
    5. Transcript of Records (grade list)
    6. Country specific documents (link)
    7. Scan of Passport
    8. Separate passport photo

Upload this single PDF file on Don’t send this to us via email due to GDPR compliance and your own personal data safety. 

After submission your documents will be send to the employer. Within 2 to 3 weeks you will receive an email from us, if you are accepted.

Extra Services

In most cases IAESTE, in the country the internship will take place in, will arrange accommodation for you. If a visa is required, they also support you in the application procedure, however most often the cost for the visa is at your own expense.

At your internship location you can expect support from the local IAESTE group. First of all they will help you get around in the first couple of weeks. Net to that they might guide you with understanding the country and the culture through cultural meetings and sightseeing. 

Note: IAESTE doesn’t offer any grants to go abroad.

General Information

  • Any questions can be directed to
  • Our services are free.
  • We are run by volunteers.
  • You cannot do internships with IAESTE in the country you are studying in.
  • Some internships can be done after graduation. Check here for which countries that applies.

Do we sent out the VISA application?

We do not send out the complete application. The application has to be sent by either the company, or the intern self. However, we do guide the company and intern through the whole process. This process of guiding is extremely valuable for companies ,semi-governmental organisations ask a lot of money for training (see link)

We arrange Visa for people coming to the Netherlands. For a Visa to another country you have to address the specific IAESTE in that country