June 20, 2017

Opportunities After Graduation

They study in Lithuania, but do they stay after graduation? Vilnius Business College student from Ukraine Dmitry Oliinik decided to grow his future in Lithuania and not only found an amazing career opportunity, but also engaged in professional billiard. He became the national champion in this sport and was representing Lithuania at the European and World championships.

“I came to Vilnius four years ago, upon a recommendation of my friend. It was quite easy to adapt in Lithuania”, said Ukrainian Dmitry Oliinik, who found a lot of opportunities from the first years of studies.  

Lithuanian higher education institutions are committed to help students to develop professional and personal skills, encourage them to reveal their talents and grow their future.  Most of higher education institutions in Lithuania have Career Centers to help students with career exploration, job and internship search (students are allowed to work from the second year of Bachelor studies up to 20 hours per week in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Lithuania).

Students have amazing opportunities to gain hands-on professional knowledge and enhance their employability with educational or professional traineeship programmes. Students can also benefit from the opportunities offered by EU traineeship programme Erasmus+ to gain international work experience. A lot of Lithuanian and international companies operating in Lithuania including world’s top brands, such as Western Union or Barclays, are eager to hire students and foreign talent.

“After graduation, I got a job at transport and logistics company Eivora thanks to a successful internship during my studies. I am very glad that I chose to study in Lithuania and Vilnius Business College as it opened huge opportunities for me”, said Dmitry Oliinik. 

One of the fastest-growing economies in the European Union, Lithuania has quite a lot to offer. It is a great place to start a business. According to “Forbes”, Lithuania has one of the most attractive and affordable startup ecosystems in the world, which attracts ambitious young people and entrepreneurs from all over the world and the number of student-founded startups increased significantly during the past few years.

Open up a world of opportunity when you choose to study in Lithuania.