ECTS credits for your dream internship in Russia and a course on Russian business environment culture

  • professional internship in Russia
  • academic course on cross-cultural communication
    in Russian business environment

About SPbPU Polytech

Polytech is a TOP-ranked Russian technical university providing high-quality programs in engineering, natural sciences, economics, humanities and information technology.

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About ProfIntern

For almost 10 years ProfIntern helps international students and recent graduates to get an overwhelming professional experience in the requested field and combine it with complete immersion in Russian culture.

The internship program consists of:

A one-week educational course “Intercultural communication in Russian Business Environment” (at the beginning of the program)

11 weeks of a tailor-made internship (or longer). Personalized internship placement is based on candidate's background, skills and career plans (full day or part-time)

Visa support including the university letter of Invitation

Host Company Reference

Youtube video lessons: history, modern Russia, employment

24/7 support

Dedicated Program Advisor

Pre-departure materials

CV and motivation letter revision + providing recommendations for their improving

Essay on cross-cultural communication applying new experience received during internship in a Russian company (at the end of the program)

A PDF presentation with description and syllabus of the academic course
“Intercultural communication in Russian Business Environment”

Tuition fee: 1560

Optional services (to be paid extra):

Welcome pack for your arrival

with airport pick-up, transfer, SIM-card option,
1-month transport ticket



single room in a shared apartment


Russian course

in a private language school

from 180€/month

Entrance requirements

  • Status of an undergraduate (3+ year), graduate, postgraduate student or a higher educational institution graduate.
  • English C1 (CEFR system), knowledge of other languages is highly desirable.
  • Compliance of the chosen internship field to the profile of education or past professional experience.
  • Initiativity, proactivity, responsibility.
  • Ability to adapt to the international working environment.
  • Diligence and focus on results.

Main steps of your program implementation



  • Fill out the application form here.
  • Send us your copy of passport, CV, motivation letter in Russian or English.
  • Undergo an interview.
  • Receive an invoice and make a downpayment.

Before your arrival

  • You receive a Letter of Invitation from SPbPU Polytech and enclose it to your application at a Russian Consular Office in your country to obtain one-entry student visa*.
  • You receive an internship offer, describing the placing company, project and your internship tasks.
  • Choose accommodation options with ProfIntern and Polytech.
  • Get ready for a trip using our pre-departure guide.
  • Book your plane tickets and start your trip.

Upon arrival

  • You are get picked up and transferred to your accommodation place (optional service).
  • Have an orientation meeting with your managers from Profintern and SPbPU Polytech (documents for migration registration are to be submitted at the meeting).
  • Start your program.

Before departure

  • Submit your final essay to the lecturer of the course “Intercultural communication in Russian Business Environment”.
  • Inform SPbPU Polytech on your departure date (for migration registration and university enrollment cancellation).
  • Get your final documents (certificate with ECTS credits, host company reference letter).

Sign up now

Fill out the application form!

Program schedules

4 annual intakes

FALL 2021

Application deadline:

  • For non-EU countries citizens: Aug 02
  • For EU- or visa-free countries citizens: Aug 11
  • For online program: Aug 11

Arrival dates: Sep 24-26

Program start: Sep 27

Internship start: Oct 04

Program end: Dec 24

Departure dates: Dec 25-29


Application deadline: Nov 08

Arrival dates: Jan 14-16

Program start: Jan 17

Internship start: Jan 24

Program end: April 08

Departure dates: April 09-13


Application deadline: January 25

Arrival dates: April 01-03

Program start: April 04

Internship start: April 11

Program end: June 24

Departure dates: June 25-29


Application deadline: April 18

Arrival dates: June 17-19

Program start: June 20

Internship start: June 27

Program end: September 09

Departure dates: Sep 10-14

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