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RIS Youth


We are looking for students of vocational schools or technical schools who will have the opportunity to participate in paid, 1-2 months trainship in Poland, Spain or Italy. The RIS Youth trainees will improve their professional and linguistic competences, which contribute to finding an internship or a first regular job in agri-food sector, after coming back to their RIS regions. The program will be launched in 2022 in pilot scale, offering apprenticeships to min. 5 technicians or vocational students.

EIT Food RIS Fellowships Action Line aims to provide internships for students and graduates from RIS countries supporting cross-country mobility to engage in learning-by-doing activities and strengthen their studies related skills.

Who are we looking for?

During the recruitment process, we will look for students of vocational schools or technical schools, who will benefit from RIS Youth apprenticeships program. The program is created for young people who enter the labour market, offer on-the-job training, in particular by developing first job-related competences and soft skills. These include communication, teamwork and problem solving, as well as knowledge of IT and the application of numbers. By the end of each apprenticeship, trainees will gain the practical skills and knowledge needed to succeed in his / her chosen career and a certificates. RIS Youth beneficiaries will receive the support of a mentor from host organizations who will look after the trainee during their apprenticeship, provide advices and show the requirements of the job. RIS Youth interns will be provided with 300-500€ scholarship/per month (depends on a internship mode).

Benefits of the apprenticeships

  • Benefit from precise matching candidates to the apprenticeship areas.
  • Gain on-the-job training by being involved in day-to-day activities.
  • Learn basic skills and competences, such us leadership, communication and problem solving.
  • Get up to 500€ gross grant/month.
  • Get a mentor who plan trainee work and will look after him/her.
  • Get a starting point for future regular jobs in the agri-food sector.
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