Internship and side job: Your springboard to a professional future

One challenge of student life: finding the perfect internship or side job.

  • August 28, 2023
  • 2 Min. reading time

Student life offers a lot of freedom, but also some challenges. One of these challenges is finding the perfect internship or side job. It's not just about the money, but above all about the valuable experience you can gain for your professional career.

In addition to the obvious financial benefits, internships and side jobs offer the opportunity to put into practice what you have learned in your studies. Not only do you expand your professional knowledge, but you also learn how to operate in a professional environment.

Your search doesn't have to be stressful or tedious. With platforms like talendo you can find internships and side jobs in the blink of an eye. What's special about talendo? The job subscription keeps you informed about the latest offers and allows you to apply directly.

Career Events

Many universities organise regular career events. These events are worth their weight in gold. Here you can meet potential employers, ask questions, gather first impressions and make valuable contacts for the future. talendo also organises career events throughout Switzerland. Here you will find an overview of various events and fairs – there is sure to be something for you!

The first impression counts

A convincing application is the key to finding an internship or a side job. In talendo's Career Starter you will not only find countless tips for the perfect CV and a convincing motivation letter, but also templates and examples that you can use as a guide. Don't forget: Stay authentic!

Valuable experience

The salary is only a small part of the whole. Internships and side jobs give you insights into different industries, develop soft skills and build a professional network – something that will be invaluable in your future career.

The study period is not only essential for theoretical knowledge, but also for the start into the professional world. Use internships as well as side jobs to gain experience, make contacts and get ready to enter the working world well prepared. Good luck!