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WORKING IN UPPER AUSTRIA

JOBS, AS COLORFUL AS YOU ARE. ENJOY A WIDE RANGE OF POSSIBILITIES TO  WORK ON  YOUR SKILLS AND DREAMS.

GETTING A PART-TIME JOB BESIDES STUDYING

In addition to get some useful extra cash, having a part-time job can be a good way of gaining valuable work experience and networks alongside your studies. If you are non-EU student, you can work within certain limits on a student residence permit.

We help you in finding a job in Upper Austria. Quite a lot of fields of study offer opportunities for employment already before graduation. But if you are looking for a job, check out the careers services your Upper Austria higher education institution has on offer.

APPLY FOR A JOB

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We’ll be connecting you with the best companies of Upper Austria to apply for a part-time or full-time job.

WORKING LIFE

In Austria it is important to have a good work and life balance. The average working week is around 40 hours nation-wide; rest periods for lunch are as given by law. Provisions for overtime, holiday, and weekend pay vary depending upon agreement. For more detailed information look at the following links or contact us.

RECOGNITION OF QUALIFICATION

There are no uniform rules in Austria for the formal recognition of qualifications from abroad. Instead, there are a number of federal and state laws. Different authorities and institutions, including educational institutions, are responsible. Therefore, procedures, costs and duration, etc. can vary.

A distinction is drawn between the recognition of qualifications for further or higher education, and the recognition for the purposes of practicing a profession. Please contact us for further information.

Upper Austria is among the most dynamic economic regions in the heart of Europe. As the leading state in terms of exports, technology and industry within Austria, Upper Austria offers perfect conditions which are required by companies in international competition: firstclass infrastructure, skilled personnel, an innovative environment and highest quality of life.

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The Austrian Exchange Service provides a good first overview of what is important when you want to stark in working in Upper Austria. Just visit their page here.

Economic and research policy

One of the most important aims of the strategic eco – nomic and research policy of the state of Upper Aus – tria is to develop Upper Austria as a leading produc – tion location through technology leadership. Since the 1990s, Upper Austria has thus put forward stra – tegic programmes. The current strategic economic and research programme “Innovative Upper Austria 2020” is being implemented from 2014 to 2020 and is defined by four core strategies (location develop – ment, industrial market leadership, internationalisation and future technologies) and five fields of activity focusing on
• Industrial Production Processes
• Energy
• Health / Ageing Society
• Food / Nutrition and
• Mobility / Logistics.

These fields of activity are directed towards the technological core competences with critical mass in Upper Austria as well as the competitiveness and innovation orientation of the companies. Within these fields of activity, the comprehensive approach in technology policy is followed in the form of vertical orientation along the education-research-economy innovation chain.

Excellently skilled personnel

The motivated and excellently skilled workforce from Upper Austria is a decisive success factor of the companies operating in Upper Austria. The basis is a modern and diverse educational and vocational landscape that is oriented towards the needs of the economy. Upper Austria is leading in dual education (vocational training) and thus provides the skilled personnel for companies. Profound academic education in technology and sciences, economic and social sciences, law and medicine is offered by the Johannes Kepler University Linz – especially by the new LIT (Linz Institute of Technology) – but also by the Med Campus together with the Kepler University Hospital.

The University of Arts Linz actively deals with the intersection of design and art. Through high-quality university courses and postgraduate study programmes, Upper Austria’s successful universities of Applied Sciences in Linz, Wels, Steyr and Hagenberg procure the know-how that companies need. Any company or skilled workforce who wants to locate to Upper Austria is not only warmly welcome but will also be professionally accompanied. “Welcome2Upper Austria” is the competence centre of the agency Business Upper Austria and takes care that companies, international skilled personnel and their families feel home in Upper Austria from the beginning. Here individual support, advice and service on all issues concerning an ideal professional and private start in Upper Austria are available.

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