Jobs and Internships in Poland

Did you know Poland record one of the highest employment rate and best Countries for Non-EU Migrants to Find Work ?

Polish jobless rate second-lowest in EU, at 3.4%

Unemployment in Poland stood at 3.4 percent in October, the second-lowest rate in the 28-member European Union, the bloc’s statistics agency has said

To be able to study in Poland, a non-EU/EEA students must demonstrate that they possess sufficient means to cover the costs of living in Poland.

Still, some students may wish to combine studies with work. In this case, non-EU/EEA students who stay in Poland with a visa generally need to apply for a work permit, which is granted only if no EU citizen can fill the position. Some forms of work (vocational training, summer student jobs programs) do not require a permit.

All full-time students who possess a student visa or a temporary residence permit (see VISA & APPLICATION ), EU/EEA citizens and holders of the Card of the Pole do not need a work permit at all.

For more information, please visit the websites of the International Organization for Migration (http://www.migrant.info.pl/home.html) or the Office for Foreigners (http://udsc.gov.pl/).

 

Summer Jobs in Poland

The three-month long academic holidays are a great opportunity to earn extra money and get some work experience. Admittedly, all full-time students can work all year long without a permit, but it is a good idea to find a job or an internship especially during the holidays. Some companies organize very interesting internship programs that can really help your future career. It’s definitely worth trying!

Work during Academic Year

It’s not easy to work and study at the same time, but it can be done, especially if you’ve chosen evening or weekend courses. Nevertheless, think carefully about whether this is in your best interest, as it may affect your academic performance. Most universities have academic career centers, where you can find information about jobs, internship, and training. You can also find job offers at the nearest labour office.

 

Work After Graduation

 

It may be really hard to leave such a beautiful country after you complete your education here. Don’t worry if you prefer to stay and work in Poland. As a graduate of a Polish higher education institution full-time program, you don’t need a permit to work here. Just make sure your temporary residence permit is in order.

 

JOB MARKET FOR EVERYONE

 

If you are looking for a job, start from our job portal section on the right. You will find some regular job offers there.

Many foreigners are scared of arriving in this faraway land. Nevertheless, there are some who simply cannot say no to a tempting job offer, a possibility of gaining experience or trying something refreshing. As of 2016, these individuals can choose from over 212,000 jobs within the polish business services sector ( source: ABSL, Business Services Sector in Poland). It is rapidly developing thanks to international investments and favourable conditions of all sorts, which are no longer kept secret but have rather become poland biggest asset. If you think that the jobs in the Polish BPO/SSC involves overseeing mundane outsourcing processes, you need to pay us a visit and see it all with your own eyes. As poland is an example of the employees market, more advanced processes have become part of its everyday business reality. Upgrading the business services sector to a level unseen anywhere else is also possible thanks to the use of technology and innovation, now omnipresent in Polish companies.

 

It is worth noting that poland robust development makes it great for any newcomers who are not particularly fond of solid structures and are looking to make a place for themselves in not so long ago pristine territories. Poland is experiencing its start-up boom and although the economy is one of the most important ones in the world, there is still room for new ideas and roads to take.

 

JOB PROCEDURE IN POLAND

LIST OF ENTRY-LEVEL POSITIONS FOR STUDENTS

 

The IT industry is very much present behind most of our everyday activities and this realisation has to be dawn on many young people entering the job market.  A huge branch of business remains remains undiscovered , but IT companies are not hiding from us on purpose. In fact , the sector is opening up all sorts of experts , who are willing to build a more efficient information society. The problem of joining the IT lies in ourselves – many graduates and young professionals tend to think that IT is simply out of their league since they have not obtained a university degree in this field. Nothing could b e further from the truth. A quick glance at recruitment in some global giants of the 21st century shows changes in the process of acquiring new employees.

 

List of proposals outside the IT industry

 

NICHE EXPERTS

If you take into consideration some of the biggest IT players of our times, their areas of activity are too vast to describe. Consider projects which involve  such things as online maps, language and translation or news feeds with information from all over the world , among many other original ventures. In order to keep accessing such areas out of IT comfort zone, the companies need experts with a fresh yet professional perspective. This is why cartographers, linguistics and media freaks may find employment within the structures of computer-focused companies. In fact, nowadays no degree excludes you from swelling the ranks of global IT giants.

EXAMPLES ? INFRASTRUCTURE ANALYST WITH LANGUAGES AT CAPGEMINI –  A JOB ON THE VERGE OF TESTING ACTIVITIES, REQUIRING CAREFUL VERIFICATION OF SYSTEM ALERTS AND ITS DAY-TO-DAY MAINTENANCE. NO PREVIOUS EXPERTISE NEEDED FOR THIS POSITION.

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE

Every reputable company wants to establish a bond with their customers, which is achieved mainly through good service. CS roles require a lot of charisma , high proficiency in English and other languages in-demand; French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian or Nordic languages. Detailed IT knowledge is not a must , but once you have it, you can move up within the structures of a company , e.g. from a consultant toa role in tech support. If you see yourself in this position, this branch of business will definitely welcome you.

EXAMPLES ? CUSTOMER SERVICE ADVISOR AT ATOS – A JOB REQUIRING FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY AS MANY BUSINESS CENTRES IN POLAND HANDLE GLOBAL USER PROBLEMS. WHILE A CONSULTANT ANSWERS THEIR QUERIES, KNOWLEDGE ABOUT IT PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS CAN BE GAINED (AS IT IS NOT REQUIRED IN CUSTOMER SERVICE POSITIONS).

 

SALES

Out of the jobs mentioned in our section devoted to non-IT experts, this may actually require more substantial knowledge in this field. It is necessary for sales teams to be able to demonstrate their products to customers, and this means feeling comfortable in this particular area of business. Knowing technical and software specifications as well as understanding customer’s IT- related needs is essential here. Engaging in the jobs pays off – Google is increasingly focusing on sales & account managers selling cloud contracts. Important salesman features include providing marketing and sales plans, interpersonal skills, and most importantly – genuine interest in the product thats is being advertised and sold.

EXAMPLES ? SALES & FULFILLMENT PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS AS INFOSYS POLAND –  A TRAINING OPPORTUNITY FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN A NON-TECH JOB IN THE TECH FIELD. MANY COMPANIES IN POLAND PROVIDE INITIAL CLASSES TO MAKE THEIR CANDIDATES EXPERTS IN THEIR FIELD.

➡ Sales & Fulfillment

 

BANKING

Financial and IT services are the drivewheels of modern economies and attract the most highly-qualified experts. Although the cooperation between them has always been profound, individuals working for thm hold a view of complete and utter separateness of the spheres. However, if one can join Google with a degree in literature, why can’t business or finance students or a programmer also be employed in a bank ? “Nothing stands in the way” is obviously the right answer. In many Polish banks the outsourcing model is not operating anymore and institutions establish their own.

➡ Anti-Money Laundering

 

CONSULTING

Giving advice is not restricted to business only. While consultants work on finding the best solutions for their clients, IT experts are there to help them create and implement them. Technology can successfully get any company through transition, mergers or acquisition. Such jobs can be challenging and refreshing for those slightly bored with their original industry, as they allow for switching from one functional area to another, e.g. operations or marketing.

➡Sourcing and Procurement ➡ Business Travel consultant ➡ Global Sourcing ➡ Consulting & System Integration (C&SI)

 

ACCOUNTING

Working in accounting requires studying in Business or Accounting field. Some colleges have many courses and programmes in this field in Poland. As the days of paper and pencil are now buried in the past, all sort of calculations are to be done in various corporations and it is high time accountants got familiar with it

 

INVESTMENT

While investment funds are developing,they rely heavily on technology. Facilitating trading and monitoring activities is crucial for constant improvement. Investment banks tend to either recruit them into specific roles, or assign them rotational jobs within company structures.

➡Securities Services Operations ( SSO) ➡Product Control ➡Information Services Group ➡Financial Analyst ➡ Trading specialist ➡Treasury and Trade Solutions ➡ Fund Accounting ➡Securities Valuation ➡ Financial Reporting ➡Hedge Fund Administration ➡ Derivatives

 

MARKETING

Marketing experts are able to understand customers, coupled with IT knowledge makes it a steady approach to the combination. Security regulations and practises may be one of the most useful things for marketers dealing with personal data chunks, while generally establishing proper infrastructure for marketing processes is also crucial.

 

Job-Poland

www.pracuj.pl

www.infopraca.pl

www.grapevinejobs.pl

www.jobrapido.pl

www.praca.pl

www.jobpilot.pl

www.pracanadmorzem.pl

www.careerjet.pl

www.kariera.pl

www.szybkopraca.pl

Most employers require a CV. The better your CV is prepared, the higher your chance to find a job! The best season to look for work is definitely the summer. Then, you can find work in agriculture or tourism. Remember, the better you know the Polish language, the easier it will be to find employment.

How can we help you?

To prepare your CV – go to our CV creator or contact us to prepare a well written CV for free

What happens after I submit the form?

The on-line application is a step-by-step process. After filling out and submitting the initial form with your choice of study program and interview location, as well as your contact information, you should:

1) Receive an e-mail with login information to the applicant profile interface. If the e-mail will not reach your mailbox within 3 working days, please check your e-mail spam folder. If it’s not there either, contact our admission staff for assistance.

2) Log in in order to:

  • fill out a questionnaire regarding your education, aptitude tests taken and personal statement,
  • upload scanned copies of the required certificates and documents,
  • pay a processing fee in amount of 85 PLN, using the on-line payments module.

3) Having done that, submit the application by clicking on the green “Submit” button and an admission officer will assess your eligibility for the selected program. This will take up to one week. Our staff will contact you to request additional documents/information, if necessary.

4) If found eligible, you will receive an automated confirmation e-mail to inform you that you have been qualified for an entrance interview. You should transfer your interview fee at this point, choose your preferred date and place for the interview. The full list of available interview sessions can also be found HERE. Once this is done, conclude this step by clicking on the “Submit” button.

5) An admission officer will verify, if there are still spots available for your chosen interview session and you will receive a follow-up e-mail to set your interview appointment. After this is done, you will have the option to download and print out an official interview invitation from the system, should you need one for visa application, etc.

6) The interview is the final step of the process. You can read about it HERE. Please bring all the hard copies of your application documents along to submit them during your interview.

7) You will receive an e-mail with a provisional outcome of your interview within 7 working days from the date of the interview. The official admission decision letter will be mailed to you within 6 weeks from the date of your interview.

Don’t hesitate to contact our admission team anytime during the process, if you have any additional questions or if you would like to consult your individual application.

You can contact our admission staff at the following phone numbers/e-mail addresses:

tel. +48 61 854 72 20
e-mail: admissions@ump.edu.pl

Processing fee

The processing fee in the amount of 85 PLN is one of the requirements of the application process at PUMS. It covers the costs of:

  • on-line admission system maintenance,
  • interview preparation – access to sample admissions self-assessment quizzes that will give you a notion of what types of questions to expect on the science quiz as well as during the oral part of your interview.

Please note that Przelewy24.pl is the official on-line payment service provider authorized by Poznan University of Medical Sciences.

Interview fee

The interview fee is one of the requirements of the application process at PUMS. It covers the costs of your personal interview and entrance examination, as well as the costs of all related administrative services.

The fee is dependent on the admission office processing your application.

Please note that Przelewy24.pl is the official on-line payment service provider authorized by Poznan University of Medical Sciences.