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WHAT IS BREAKAWAY?

Breakaway is a placement agency that helps Students or Individuals who wish to carry out some work experience abroad.

WHAT TYPE OF INTERNSHIPS DOES BREAKAWAY OFFER?

We offer unpaid internships in most sectors, but this will depend on the destination you are interested in, your profile and your language skills. 
Please don’t hesitate to get in touch, so we can discuss your project in detail.

IS THERE A MINIMUM AGE TO CARRY OUT AN INTERNSHIP?

You have to be 16 or over, to carry out an internship abroad.

WHAT ARE THE COSTS OF BREAKAWAY’S SERVICES?

The costs of our services will depend on the destination you choose, and what you would like to be included in your package. Please let us know about your requirements, and we will send you a personalised quote.

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF YOUR STANDARD PACKAGE AND WHAT’S NOT?

The price of our standard package would normally include our placement fees, accommodation, and follow-ups.
Our prices never include the flight, visa, international insurance and accommodation safety deposit.

WHAT DESTINATIONS DOES BREAKAWAY OFFER?

We currently operate in the UK, Ireland, Spain, Estonia, Malta and Italy.

CAN BREAKAWAY OFFER PAID INTERNSHIPS?

Most of the placements we offer are unpaid.

I AM INTERESTED IN YOUR SERVICES AND CONTACTED YOU VIA YOUR WEBSITE. WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

A member of our team will respond to you within two working days and will schedule a call so we can discuss your project together, in detail.

HOW LONG FROM THE MOMENT I APPLY TO THE START OF MY INTERNSHIP?

This will depend on the destination you have chosen and the type of internship you are after, but we normally can organise a mobility within a month. 
We will send you regular updates during the process so you know exactly where we are with your application.

I’M AN EMPLOYER AND WOULD LIKE TO WELCOME INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS WITHIN MY COMPANY. WHAT DO I NEED TO DO NEXT?

Please check out this page of our website (employer) and get in touch!

I’M A HOST FAMILY AND WOULD LIKE TO WELCOME INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS WITHIN MY HOME. WHAT DO I NEED TO DO NEXT?

Please check out this page of our website (Host Family) and get in touch!

I COME FROM A SENDING ORGANISATION, LOOKING FOR AN INTERMEDIARY WHO COULD HELP ME SET UP SOME MOBILITY PROJECTS ABROAD. WHAT DO I NEED TO DO NEXT?

Please check out this page of our website (Sending Organisation) and get in touch!

DIDN'T FIND THE ANSWER TO YOUR QUESTION?

Get in touch with us and we will be happy to answer it!

Ireland: ireland@breakaway.fr
United Kingdom & Malta: priscilla@breakaway.fr
Estonia: elodie@breakaway.fr
Spain: patrick@breakaway.fr
Italy: ilaria@breakaway.fr

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