Have you finished your studies and wondering what to do next? Or you are actively looking for a job in Europe? We’ve got you covered.
This guide is meant to help you out with your search and wants to set out tips and tricks on how to find a job in a European country different from your country-of-origin.
Have you ever heard of the European Solidarity Corps programme? It is fully financed by the European Union, and even though the experience itself is considered “volunterism”, the participants get:
The programme allows to participate to volunteering projects from 2 up to 12 months, and it is a one-in-a-life experience too.
Why do we mention it?
Because participating to a volunteering programme, as the European Solidarity Corps, could turn out to be your first step toward your future career in another European country! Based on the experiences of thousands of volunteers that already took the chance, you won’t be surprised to find out that many of them eventually moved to the country of their volunteering project, and started a new life.
If you are not sure that such experience is your cup of tea, just give it a try with a short-term volunteering project and see how it goes. After that, you can apply for a long-term volunteering project in another country, and enjoy the experience at its fullest.
The European Commission has created various online tools to help you find a job for during or after your studies and to present your skills and qualifications throughout Europe.
If you are set on starting your own business or already have one, Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs gives you the chance to work with an experienced entrepreneur in another EU country.
As an EU citizen, you are entitled to set up your own business in any EU country or to set up a subsidiary branch of an existing EU-based business in another Member State of the EU. The requirements are different for each country, so it’s important to read up on the procedures you will need to go through.
Feel frustrated over which option to choose?
Listen and read the stories of young people all over Europe that moved abroad and started a new career, and get inspiration from them! You’ll be surprised on how useful it is to hear others’ stories and testimonies as a way to boost your willingness to take the chance and start now!
Other options you might want to consider are: