As the world of vocational trainings and studies is changing continuously, parents often feel unable to help their children cope with the pressure of that important decision. That is where we come into play and try to help your children get informed and feel more secure about themselves and the opportunities that are presented to them. Still, parents are the most important advisors as scientific research proofs.
Parents are important counselors when it comes to find the proper profession for their children. At the more than 25 parentum events parents get support in finding a vocation for their children together with their children. Duration of parentum events is 4 hours each, weekdays from 3 – 7 pm or Saturdays from 10 am - 2 pm.
Parents' letters are distributed via the students - with information about the fairs for training+study vocatium and about the parents+students days parentum. In the parents' letters, the facts about the respective fair are presented succinctly and concisely.
Further information about career orientation and the exhibitors at vocatium and parentum fairs can be found in the learning and information forum with the search area.
Important: All pupils who are not yet 16 years old at the time of the fair (in Austria: 14 years) must have their registration forms signed by their parents for scheduled talks at the vocatium fairs.
A stay abroad shapes young people throughout their lives. At the same time, young people who spend time abroad can collect plus points for their curriculum vitae and thus optimally shape their career choice and career entry. Inform at the new education fair pluspunkt.ausland Providers and former program participants about the various possibilities of stays abroad during and after school. Parents can engage in direct dialogue with their children.
At school parents evenings, employees of the IfT inform about the local parentum events.
Workshops for parents are being organized in preparation for the parentum career choice days. Time and place will be announced via the daily or weekly newspapers. You can find further information here.
The following search mask will help you find companies, universities and institutions that offer internships, gap years, trainings, and courses of studies. There are also some associations and initiatives that offer social internships.
The IfT Institute for Talent Development offers various media to help your children make a career choice and to support their personal and professional development.
The "Chancen" guides inform about the potential of the vocational and educational world. They are published for around 85 regions. Updated annually.
Professionals from the vocational world accompany your children on the way of their career choice and application to companies or universities.
Under the motto "me&us ‚– Commitment for the world of tomorrow", the IfT organizes workshops and forums for voluntary involvement of young people in the areas of social, cultural, sports, science and politics.