With acclaimed student accommodation in a range of destinations across Europe, many of our prospective residents ask us where we think the perfect place is for their studies. This will, of course, depend on your goals, course and preferred culture but one thing we are pretty sure about is just how perfect Lisbon is if you are looking to undertake an internship.


Internships in Portugal 

With its quintessential cobbled streets, unmistakable architecture and sun-drenched climate, there are few places in the world more picturesque and tranquil than Lisbon for your studies. The locals are as welcoming as they come and the beaches, parks and cute cafes and restaurants are simply perfect for those looking for a quiet place to study steeped in centuries of culture.

Despite this charm, however, Lisbon is, of course, Portugal’s proud capital and as such, it is the financial and technological hub of the nation; offering all sorts of opportunities for budding students looking for an internship that will open all of the right doors.


Student internships in Lisbon right now

The nature of internships is such that they can vary throughout the year and a lot of the time, you need to be tenacious in order to secure the opportunities you are looking for. There are lots of online resources available for you to find these summer internships in the capital, but we have kindly put our heads together and highlighted three of the best available right now.

API International Internship

API offers participants a wonderful opportunity to experience the Portuguese culture and way of life through an intern abroad experience in Lisbon. This course offers a number of academic programmes across many sectors.

The Beacon Fellowship 

The Computer Science track provides a tailored placement working on a programming project with a start-up or growth-stage client for 4 weeks in Lisbon for business-minded computer science majors.

iXperience Accelerate 

iXperience Accelerate Lisbon is an intense six week, six credit career acceleration programme for ambitious students who wish to learn industry-relevant skills, and boost their CVs with an impactful internship, all while exploring one of Europe’s best-kept secrets. An intriguing and exciting sounding course.


World of Opportunity

These are three of a vast range of opportunities available in Lisbon right now, should you be looking for an internship programme to bolster your degree in the Portuguese capital.

Whether you are coming from another region of the country or from further afield as an international student, this can be a great way to get a competitive advantage when such a time comes as you need to start applying for jobs and enter the world of gainful employment.


Collegiate Marquês de Pombal: Award-winning student accommodation

When studying in Lisbon, you will no doubt be on the search for contemporary and sophisticated student accommodation in the heart of the city.

Our Marquês de Pombal residence is close to all of the city’s major attractions, universities and also the coast, making it extremely popular with students and particularly those looking to embark on an internship. You can find out more about studying in this fine city, and arranging a viewing to take a glimpse out our award-winning student accommodation by clicking here.