The Republic of Latvia is one of the Baltic countries, in the northeast corner of Europe. The population of the country is about 2 million. In the north, the country is bordered by Estonia, in the east by Russia and Belarus and in the south by Lithuania. The capital city, Riga, is also the biggest city in the Baltic countries with some 700,000 inhabitants.
Student placement in Latvia, a young nation with a long history
Latvia was under Soviet influence during the cold war and got its independence back in 1989 when the Soviet Union collapsed. Before that, the history of the country stretches all the way back to the 12th century. In the past, Latvia was ruled by such countries as Poland, Russia, Sweden and Germany although it has been independent before. Nowadays the economy is growing quickly and so an internship in Riga, Latvia is a very interesting opportunity.
Internship Fields Available in Latvia
Spain Internship offers a wide variety of placements in a lot of different fields in Latvia. Our positions are most frequently in the areas of:
- Business and Management
- Tourism and Hospitality
- Education and Teaching
- and more
Benefits of the Placements
The vast majority of our placements in Latvia are paid positions. Only a small number of them are unpaid. However, all of our positions offer a great opportunity to gain practical experience and knowledge essential for anyone's CV. It also provides a great opportunity to immerse yourself in a new language and culture.
Duration of the Internships
The length of the placements we offer in Latvia vary depending on what sector the position is in and what type of service you avail of. Positions in the Hospitality & Tourism field can last from 8 weeks to 6 months. Positions in the Business sector will typically last for 3 to 12 months. However, those who avail of our premium service may be able to get shorter placements in this sector.
What is the Cost of Living in Latvia?
A modest room in a shared apartment in Hungary will typically cost around 200-350€ per month depending on its location. An apartment in Hungary will usually cost between 500€-800€ depending on the area.
Documentation: What you need to know to prepare for your internship in Latvia!
If you are an EU citizen you will not need a Visa to come to Latvia. All you will need to do is to register in the municipality of the relevant city and get your student citizens number!
If you are not an EU citizen you may need to obtain a Visa before coming to Latvia.
How do we work?
Our Premium Service for your greatest experience in Latvia
The total price is 590 €, VAT included.
For the mediation service, just contact us:
- Send us your CV and motivational letter to email@example.com and we will contact you for a personal assessment meeting.
- After we check your requirements and agree with the terms you need to sign our service contract and pay the deposit*, so we can immediately begin arranging your internship.
- After the interview, once you have been accepted by the company, we will close the payments and internship contracts. Note that you will be not be charged the rest of the fees if we do not find you the right internship.
* The deposit is 150€. In case you are not accepted for an internship with the specified conditions, we will refund it in max. 48 hours after getting all bank transfer details.