The programme is unique because it alternates between practical training at a host company on the one hand, and attending college either in Denmark or online on the other. The fact that the students can continuously and directly apply new theory in their work as trainees adds a special dynamic element for the host company.
The international traineeship programme is also an important aspect of the college’s strategy “educating, engaging and empowering our students for a global world”, as having the opportunity to gain international experience early on in life is crucial for our students’ future careers.
Employing a trainee from Aarhus Business College will give your company the chance to recruit from among the cream of the students who have completed a Higher Commercial Examination or a Higher Vocational Business Programme for trainee positions within sales, administration or retail.
Students who commit to working as trainees for twelve months, except for when they return to Aarhus Business College 2 to 3 times a year to attend classes within their particular line of specialisation.
The recruitment process is anchored in the college’s strategy.
We conduct several interviews and workshops with applicants so your company can expect
Aarhus Business College recruits only the best students for this programme, and the students specialise within one of the following tracks: sales, administration, retail.
This track is primarily aimed at companies involved in the sale of products and/or services to other enterprises (B2B). In theory as well as in practice, the focus is on finding and supplying services which add value for customers, and determining the significance of this value for the company’s economy.
The tasks of an employee in a sales function vary greatly from job to job, but often involve:
The tasks of an employee in an administrative function vary greatly from job to job, but often involve:
The track is primarily aimed at ensuring that the trainee will be able to independently handle a wide range of the administrative and business functions, and thereby contribute to the growth and development of your business.
This track is primarily aimed at shops engaging in sales to consumers (B2C). The tasks of a retail trainee comprise sales in the shop, servicing customers, displaying products and all the other work involved in running a shop.
A trainee will normally handle tasks such as:
Our focus is to recruit the right students for the right jobs in the right companies, and make sure that the expectations of the students and the companies match so that the trainees develop and the companies experience growth.
By working with Aarhus Business College, you can expect us to:
We educate, engage and empower our students for a global world.
Aarhus Business College was founded in 1865, and is Denmark’s oldest business college. The college was founded by visionary traders in Aarhus, who recognised a need to teach and train young businessmen and traders how to succeed in foreign markets. Now, more than 150 years on, the college’s main focus is still preparing young people for an international career.
We collaborate with educational institutions all over the world among others:
Director of International Programmes and Relations
Business Development Specialist