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Engineering Internships and Technical Traineeships in Malta

We arrange engineering internships for university/college students and graduates with various companies in Malta including electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, shipbuilding, biotechnology and IT/network technology. We also arrange technical traineeships for students and graduates of professional schools in the beforementioned and other technical areas including elevator system technology, cooling technology, solar technology and sanitary technology.

What is your internship organization doing and what are your tasks?

Malta is a highly industrialized nation and the production location of many international companies for electronics, pharmaceutics, toys, packaging materials, paper and printed products and textiles, among other goods. There are also large software and internet companies. Malta Freeport is one of the largest ports in Europe and a logistical hub for container ships between Africa and Europe.
We can organize engineering internships for students and graduates (up to one year after graduation) from engineering courses such as electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, shipbuilding, biotechnology and IT/network technology, as well as technical traineeships for students and recent graduates (up to one year after graduation) of technical professional schools in the same and other industries.
As an engineering intern in Malta, you will, for example, assist an engineer in the monitoring and troubleshooting of large factories as well as in adapting machines to changes in production. You can also focus on laboratory research or the design and construction of new machines and systems. As an engineering intern, it is generally expected that you have some previous experience in AutoCAD.
Technical trainees can also do a technical internship/traineeship in the same industries as mentioned before, where they accompany a professional technician and are involved in the installation and maintenance of production systems. Additionally, technical traineeships are also possible in the installation and maintenance of elevator systems, commercial cold rooms, solar systems, ships, port systems, sanitary facilities and IT networks.

What are your working hours?

You are usually full-time (40 hours/week) at your placement organisation from Monday to Friday.

Which previous knowledge is required?

An intermediate level of English language skills (B1) is required. Engineering interns should have some first experience in AutoCAD. For legal reasons, we can only offer placements in Malta to students, trainees and graduates (up to a maximum of 1 year after graduation) of related fields of study. Supervised student internships for credit are possible.
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Location: Malta
Availability: all year round; flexible start dates
Minimum Duration: 2 weeks
Maximum Duration: 12 months
Minimum age: 16 years
Required Language Skills: English, at least B1 level
Accommodation: House shared with other interns; Details in the tab "Accommodation" below
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Supervision possible: Yes
Qualification supervisor: Engineers / technicians
Minimum qualification of intern: Must be student or trainee
Remuneration: No
Volunteering possible: No
Required qualification: must be student or trainee
It is expected:
The "right" attitude
Accommodation is in a traditional Maltese house with a Mediterranean flair. You can select between a bed in a dorm room (3-4 share) or a twin or single room.
The house has a fully equipped shared kitchen (self catering), shared bathroom, a dining area, an outdoor seating area and a washing machine. Water, electricity, gas, WiFi, maintenance and bed linen are provided.
The costs consist of the program costs and the accommodation costs.
The program costs:
For any duration:
1 Person: 600 EUR
2-3 Persons, booking and travelling together: 500 EUR pro Person
Groups of 4 or more please contact us for group rates.

The accommodation costs:
Rates per person per week:
Shared house: 140 EUR in a dorm room (3-4 share) or 180 EUR in a twin room or 220 EUR in a single room, not including meals. (VAT included)

This includes:

  • Individual Consultation and Preparation prior to your arrival
  • Access to the World Unite! Online Resource Centre which has Preparation Materials
  • Airport transfers on arrival and return travel from/to Malta Airport (MLA)
  • Local orientation
  • Accompaniment to your internship on your first day of internship
  • On-site support team in Malta
  • Accommodation at a shared traditional Maltese house, self-catering (see details in the tab "Accommodation")
  • 24 Hours emergency support by our support team
  • Issuance of Confirmations/Certificates for your university, scholarship, insurance, etc. and filling out/signing Internship Contracts for your university

The Rates do NOT include:

  • Travel to/from Malta
  • Insurance (Travel Health Insurance, Liability Insurance, Travel Cancellation insurance; you book it on your own, we can assist you)
  • Personal Expenses
  • Vaccinations
  • Meals

You will fly to Malta Airport (MLA). We will pick you up and bring you to your shared house.
As an extra you can book English language classes.
Details will be published here shortly.
To book English language lessons, simply mention it in the booking/inquiry form or ask our support team!

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