Greece: the Country
Grece is a mediterranean country that inherints the roots of the european and western civilization, and birthplace of democracy. Grece is part of the European Union, and despite the debt crisis that has sufered in 2009, it is a delevoped country and the most powerful economy en the Balcans. the country has 1,200 islands, 27 of which are inhabited, most of them are very atractive tourist places or natual spaces. Their percapita income it´s around 22.000 USD, but that figures do not reflect accurately the high level of human development and living stantards that Grece offers.
Economic Sectors in Greece
The big picture of the greek economy is that follwons: Service sector (85.0%), Industry (12.0%), and Agriculture and fishing (3.0%) of the national economic output. In addition Greece recieve 14.9 million international tourists every year it is ranked as the 7th most visited country in the EU, and 16th in the world. Grece also has the largest merchant marine in the world (24% of world tankers, 13% of bulk carriers, etc.), and their ports are important hubs of world trade flux. If you are interestest in Logictics and International trade Grece could be on of the places to develop your carrer. Just consider that the biggest fortunes in Grece has been made with shipbuilding and shipowning industries (A. Onassis, G. Economou, J. Angelicoussis, etc.). Other important industries in Grece are: Construction materials, pharma, foods, beverages and tobbacos, aluminiun raw products.
Companies in Greece
Grece as an international maritime trading hub, has an importante banking and financial sector (Alpha Bank, Agricultural Bank, EFG Euroban, Marfin Popular Bank, etc.). If you are interested in mining industry you also can consider working in Viohalko Hellenic copper and aluminium industry s.a. (>3000 employees). Or in Oil&Gas in Hellenic Petroleum. In metallurgy and basic industries you can find Mytilineos Holdings (>2500 employees). Travel and Leisure Intralot S.A. In addition to big grece coorporation, you can find a lot of jobs and interships in: IT, graphics design, customer care, luxury tourism, marketing and E-business. Click here for a more complete list of greek companies. Good luck with your internship search.