Internships in Hungary
Hungary: the country
Hungary is a central Europe country, bordered by Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Croatia, Austria, Romania and Serbia. Hungary was part of the communist economic bloc in the past decades, but nowadays in member of the European Union. Hungary has 10 million inhabitants, and very rich historical heritage. Hungary climate its continental, that mean that has hot summers and quite cold and snowy winters, with an average annual temperature of 9° C degrees. Hungarian people enjoys high-income mixed economy with a very high human development index and a skilled labor force. The nominal GDP per capita it´s just 15.200 USD, but adjusted to the living cost the average purchasing power per capita rises up to 30.200 USD, similar figures than Poland, Turkey or Greece, and slightly higher than Russia. Hungary uses they own currency Hungarian forint (HUF) instead of Euro.
Economic Sectors in Hungary
Sector distribution: Services (64% of GDP) – Industry (30% of GDP) – Agricultural (6%). Hungary has a mixed but very dynamic economy focused in exporting high value manufactured products to other European Union countries. Major Hungarian industries include food processing, pharmaceuticals, motor vehicles, information technology, chemicals, metallurgy, machinery, electrical goods, and tourism. In recent years also has become a local leader in mobile devices and internet security.
Companies in Hungary
The main Hungarian companies by sector are:
Banking and Financials: CIB Bank, PHB Mortgage Bank, K&H Bank, MKB Bank, OTP Bank, TakarékBank etc.
Food and drinks: Borsod Brewery, Dreher Brewery, Pécs Brewery, Győri Keksz, Pick Szeged, etc.
Automotive & trucks: Ganz Works, Rába, Ikarus Bus, etc.
Software and Computer Services: Balabit, VirusBuster, Digital Reality, Graphisoft, Invictus Games, IP Systems, NeocoreGames, Prezi, Scarab Research, Zen Studios, etc.
Oil&Gas: MOL Group, Panrusgáz, etc.
In general, we can say that: finanacial, customer care, software engineering and sales department are the most demanded positions for jobs and internships in Hungary right now. Talented workers and students are always welcome. Good luck with your job or internship search.