Student Internship Offer at Linnaeus University

11/22/2022 | by Linnaeus University | Erasmus Linnaeus Participation Mobility Students

Linnaeus University in Kalmar and Växjö, Sweden offers an internship as an administrative assistant at the Office of External Relations. The internship is full time, 40 hours per week, between February and June 2023.

The picture shows a group of students sitting in a park by the sea in Kalmar during summer time.

The internship can range from 3 to 5 months, but should include the month of May. The time for writing a report and forwarding information about the activities to the home university is included in the time allocated for the internship.

The Office of External Relations is a unit within the central administration that provides professional support in the areas of innovation, collaboration with society, internationalisation and external funding. The internship will primarily focus on working with the International Relations team.

The main task is to assist in the preparation of the Linnaeus University International Staff Training Week, to which we invite colleagues from our partner universities. The working language is English. Tasks include updating the Visitor's Guide, managing email correspondence and applications, invitation letters, compiling various lists, organising job shadowing meetings between participants and Linnaeus University staff, managing social media and assisting with practical details before, during and after the event.

Another main assignment is to cooperate with the European University Alliance EUniWell, focusing on student communication and engagement, as well as organising EUniWell events aimed at students.

The intern will also assist with general administrative tasks in the office, also in collaboration with other areas of the university, such as the International Office.

Benefits: This is an unpaid position, but the applicant will receive paid accommodation during the internship, organised by Linnaeus University.

Skills: Communication skills (including social media), administrative skills, collaboration skills, project management skills.


  • Students must be registered as a student at a EUniWell partner university as well as be enrolled in studies leading to a recognised degree or be a recent graduate from a recognised degree.
  • The internship should be professionally relevant to your on-going or recently completed studies (Bachelor or Master)
  • English: Proficient speaker, C1
  • A confirmation from your home university that you will receive an Erasmus+ grant for the internship (does not apply to students from the University of Birmingham, students from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv can receive an Erasmus+ mobility grant from Linnaeus University).
  • A CV and Motivation Letter

The deadline to apply is 12 December. Applications are to be sent to intrel[at]


Further information

The two students Franca and Lea from the University of Cologne have already done an internship at Linnaeus University in spring 2022. Read this interview if you are interested in Lea's first-hand experiences.


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