Business Administration Internships in Prague
Internships in Prague that are focused on administration offer scope to work with a range of companies, ranging in size from small businesses to larger corporations. The internship role may typically be based within the reception or involve administrative support which is provided to departments such as marketing, communications, or personal assistant activities.
- Get hands-on administration experience with a real-life company
- Contribute to launching and running of various projects
- Deepen your professional and interpersonal skills through teamwork and customer service
- Spend your spare time in Prague, one of Europe’s top tourist cities
Type of host organizations:
- Private businesses
- Marketing agencies
- Travel agencies
- International companies
Boost your professional experience with business administration internships in local organizations in Prague. Assist with managing the administration and operations of a real-life company and participate on their various projects. Learn from experienced co-workers and gain valuable career-boosting skills while working in this beautiful and lively city in the heart of Europe.
This is an in-country internship, with accommodation provided. Click here to view remote Business Administration & Start Ups internships that you can undertake from home.
Prague is home to a great number of exciting businesses of all sizes – from small local companies to branches of international corporations. These Business Administration internships offer opportunities for you to put your theoretical business operations knowledge into practice, gain practical experience in real professional environments and experience how companies run on a day-to-day basis by learning from their policies, processes and company cultures.
Interns are placed with a range of companies across Prague, assisting either general receptionists or administrators in specific departments, such as marketing, communications or personal assistants. You’ll be guided by your supervisor and help them to manage their daily workloads. This means you’ll get a genuine and realistic experience, helping you to understand exactly what’s required in business administration.
Due to the broad scope of this internship field, we take a customized approach to match each intern to the best placement opportunity according to your skills, experience, and professional interests. Examples of internship activities may include:
- Assisting with email and phone communications
- Supporting the sales / customer service teams with lead generation
- Research, data entry, data analysis and reporting
- Helping with basic finance duties
- Monitoring office supplies and re-ordering
- Booking travel arrangements
- Arranging event logistics
- Writing and editing documents
- Front office customer service
- Contributing to general office duties and management
This internship is suited to a responsible and motivated intern with studies or professional experience in a related field. Interns can request to be placed in a company in a specific industry, though this may not always be possible.
Prague is a hugely popular city for travelers, with an iconic city center that is home to stunning architecture and a thriving social scene. Interns have plenty of spare time to enjoy the city’s attractions and natural beauty.
The internship is conducted in English.
Monday to Friday, 6-8 hours a day, usually starting from 9 am.
Business Administration interns learn from a qualified and experienced supervisor, and can be involved in:
Email and phone communications
Company outreach to clients or prospective clients
Research, data entry, data analysis and reporting
Basic finance duties
Event and travel planning
Writing and editing documents
Contributing to general office duties and management
Professional development opportunites:
Learn how to multitask and juggle administrative responsibilities
Gain experience liaising with staff members and external partners on behalf of a company
Develop your customer service skills
Understand financial administration requirements
Gain practical skills and boost your employability, with guidance from Intern Abroad HQ’s Experiential Learning Curriculum to support your learning and cultural intelligence.
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It’s free to apply for this internship. Once we have reviewed your suitability and accepted you onto this program, you’ll need to pay a deposit of US$449 to confirm your place. The remaining balance of your Program Fee (less your initial US$449 deposit payment) will be due no less than 60 days before your internship start date.
Program Fee (USD)
|4 weeks||$2,333Equivalent to $83/day|
|5 weeks||$2,569Equivalent to $73/day|
|6 weeks||$2,805Equivalent to $66/day|
|7 weeks||$3,091Equivalent to $63/day|
|8 weeks||$3,327Equivalent to $59/day|
|9 weeks||$3,563Equivalent to $56/day|
|10 weeks||$3,849Equivalent to $54/day|
|11 weeks||$4,085Equivalent to $53/day|
|12 weeks||$4,321Equivalent to $51/day|
- 24/7 in-country support
- Airport pick-up
- Program orientation
- Dedicated support before, during, and after your internship
- In-country guidance for social and tourist activities
- Sourcing and securing your internship placement
- Personalization of your internship plan
- Coaching from your supervisor
- Documented portfolio of your experiential learnings
- International reference letter
- Certificate of Internship Completion
- Visa (if required), flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check
- Transfer back to the airport at the end of your internship program
- Optional extras, such as language lessons
- Souvenirs and leisure activities during your free time
- Personal spending money to cover basic expenses such as drinks, snacks, laundry, public transportation, and any meals not included in your Program Fee
- A deposit of $449 USD is required to secure your internship
- It is important to note that internships in Prague do not include meals and interns should budget to cover this Independently.
- Balance of your Program Fee is due 60 days before your internship start date.
- All payments attract a 5% transaction fee to cover international banking fees and currency charges.
- Terms and Conditions apply.
Arrival and Orientation
Internships in Prague begin every Monday and interns may choose to spend a minimum of 4 weeks, up to a maximum of 12 weeks. (Exceptions to start date availability may occur when start dates are closed due to public holiday disruptions or if the program has already reached capacity). Less internship positions are available during July and August, as many companies are affected by summer vacation activities.
Airport pick up and accommodation are included in the Program Fee. The accommodation is covered from the Sunday night before the Monday start date - interns are required to arrive no later than the Sunday before their Monday start date, as all orientations are held on Mondays.
The last night of the accommodation is the Friday night of the final week, leaving interns free to depart on Saturday. Extra nights of accommodation can be arranged in advance, if requested, and are subject to availability.
All participants fly into the Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG), in order to receive their airport pick up and be transported to the accommodation by a pre-arranged driver. Upon arrival to the accommodation, interns are met by a local team member, who will greet them and assist with settling in. Note that all participants are advised not to book flights until they have first registered to confirm their internship placement.
Orientation takes place on the Monday start date and covers important details for the internship, including introductions, information about culture, customs, rules, expectations, safety, language lessons, cultural excursions, and more. Interns join their placement on the following day.
If you are planning to spend time in Prague prior to your internship and will not require an airport pick up, we can arrange an alternative pick up from another location within the central city.
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Accommodation and WiFi
All interns in Prague receive private bedroom accommodation. These arrangements are made through hotels or student accommodation facilities. Bedding is provided. WiFi is available but note that the speed can sometimes be slow, compared to what you might be used to accessing at home.
Please note that upon accommodation check in, a security deposit may be required (fully refundable upon check out, assuming that no damages, lost keys, or services need to be settled). This amount is typically 5,000 Czech Koruna (approximately US$230 or 200 Euro). It can be taken care of during the welcome meeting, at the coordinating office, and must be paid in cash.
Laundry services are available at the accommodation and each load costs approximately 30 Czech Koruna (about 1 Euro). Laundry services can be paid for through Visa or Mastercard and must be paid before the start of the washing or drying program. Prices for laundry are approximately 100 CZK per batch, or 60 CZK per batch for drying (one batch = 8 kg).
The internship accommodation is typically located within 45 minutes walking distance to the local team’s office (where the Czech language lessons also take place) - or a short drive away via taxi, uber or public transportation. The maximum commute time to internship placements is usually between 30-45 minutes by public transportation (metro, tram or bus). In order to travel around Prague in public transport we strongly recommend that interns purchase a monthly ticket (approx. 1,000 CZK or approx. US$40). The ticket is valid for metro, trams, buses, and even for boats and a cable car.
It is important to note that internships in Prague do not include meals. Prague is one of Europe’s most affordable destinations and there is a fantastic culinary scene to explore - whether you’re on a budget or wanting to splurge, there is an excellent range of options for every intern. Local restaurants typically offer special lunch menus during the week, for about 120 CZK (options can range up to €7.00 / US$8, including a drink - a cup of coffee is about €2.30 / US$2.70). Although brand name groceries and imported goods may cost a little more, restaurant food and anything locally made can be very economical. A classic Czech meal at a restaurant (e.g. meat, sauce, and dumplings) may be about 140 CZK (€5.50 / US$6.40). Typical Czech meals are quite hearty and rich! Come prepared to try delicious rich meat dishes, with quality breads, sauces, dumplings, soups, stews and potato salads.
Czech language lessons
Fluency in the Czech language is not a requirement for interns in Prague, however basic Czech skills are strongly recommended. Keep in mind that although interns are not required to speak the Czech language, a language barrier may still be encountered to a certain extent. Interns should be prepared for the very natural and normal frustration of not always understanding what is being said around them. Most interns are able to have a successful internship experience and it is essential to come prepared and willing to surmount a language barrier, as opposed to being intimidated by it.
We encourage all interns to take advantage of the opportunity to learn some beginner lessons before and during their program, as this will enhance enjoyment of being in Prague, while developing professional social, and cultural competencies. Affordable and certified Czech lessons are offered directly through our local team and can be arranged once internship participation has been confirmed. The language instruction is offered through a member of AJŠ - Association of Language Schools and Agencies of the Czech Republic.
Lessons can be taken in conjunction with the internship program (morning lessons, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. - allowing the afternoon free for internship activities). Otherwise, interns are welcome to arrive prior to their internship start date and take dedicated lessons for a week or so, before commencing the internship.
Weekends and travel
Prague is wonderful to explore - it’s a very walkable city and many sights can be seen as you spend time wandering through the historical streets. As you stroll through the medieval cobblestone lanes, you’ll quickly understand how the city earned its nickname as “The City of 100 Spires”. From the sprawling grounds of Prague Castle and St. Vitus Cathedral, down to Charles Bridge, the towers, and the exceptional astronomical clock, if you have an eye for craftsmanship and beauty, you’ll be amazed at every turn.
The city’s architecture has survived a tumultuous past within European history, and still contains one of earth’s most immaculate displays of architecture, including Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, Neo-Renaissance, Neo-Gothic, Art Nouveau, Cubist, Neo-Classical and ultra-modern styles. It’s worth taking a guided walking tour of the city to have them pointed out to you, so that you can gain a heightened appreciation of the cityscape.
Our local team in Prague operate licensed tourism operations and are available to arrange quality tours and professional excursions, at preferable rates. We recommend speaking to them first for advice about things to see and do. They have the best local tips that will ensure you make the most out of your time in the Czech Republic, while also getting great value out of your spending money.
In addition to exploring Prague, remember that within the Czech Republic there are other UNESCO World Heritage sites to explore, including the historical centre of Český Krumlov and Telč, as well as the Archbishop’s Chateau and gardens in Kroměříž. Ask the local team about excursions to see other beautiful and interesting cities and townships.
Essential country information
|Currency||Czech Koruna (CZK)|
Weather and climate:
The Czech Republic has a temperate climate but due to it’s landlocked position within central Europe, the differences in temperature between summer and winter are quite high.
Focusing on weather and climate in Prague, where the internships are based, the summers are warm and comfortable. This season begins around late May and the summertime continues through till early September. Showers and thunderstorms can be common during the summertime and the average daily high temperature is above 68°F / 20°C. The hottest day of the year in Prague is typically recorded in August.
The wintertime season begins from late November and lasts till the end of February. The average daily high is below 44°F / 7°C and the weather can be wet with snow and freezing temperatures. December through March is usually the skiing season.
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