The Libra Group is offering paid internships to bright and ambitious young Greeks and people of Greek origin for the summer of 2017.
The interns will have the unique opportunity to gain valuable experience working in the environment of an international business group with 30 subsidiaries operating throughout the globe. The program has already helped hundreds of youth to gain confidence in a professional environment and create a professional network of contacts and mentors.
The interns will be placed in the Libra Group companies in Greece (Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, Heraklion, Kimolos) and cities around the world including New York, Miami, Boston, Los Angeles, London, Madrid, Dublin, Buenos Aires and Sao Paulo.
The fields offered are Hotel Operations, Engineering, Finance, Social Responsibility, Cross-Disciplinary, Human Resources, IT Support, Sales & Marketing, Accounting, Shipping, Communications, Culinary, Legal, Shipping, Aviation, Real Estate, Renewable Energy, Policy & Government Affairs
The trainees will receive a salary and work together with industry professionals. A specialist consultant (mentor) and a friend (buddy) are assigned to each intern to help them in all stages of practical training in the company.
In addition to remuneration, the Libra Group bear all travel costs and helps the candidates with all visa procedures (where required).
To date, about 200 young Greeks or people of Greek origin have participated in the program. “This makes us proud and confirms our view that over 70% of the Greeks who participated have work in Greece today. They choose to return to their country and we, as far as we can, based on our capabilities, we put a brake on the escape of talented young people from Greece,” Gareth Zundel, Communications Director of Libra Group, told Vima newspaper.
“We do not necessarily choose those who excel academically, we strive to maintain a balance. We are interested in passion and skills as well, we do not make distinctions,” he added.
The program is aimed at undergraduates of all disciplines with excellent knowledge of English and an average grade greater than 7. The application deadline for the summer internship is January 6, 2017. The internship will take place from June 12 to August 11, 2017