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INTERNS

Solidbase Laboratory has a proactive outlook towards internships. Every year we host both local and foreign interns for varying time periods. Our only prerequisite is that non-Maltese speaking students have a high intermediate level of English (CEFR B2), and a willingness to learn from our experience, accept direction, and to disseminate knowledge! Send us an email and let us know your background and when you are available and we will get in touch with you to organise an interview.

Solidbase Laboratory is an accredited testing house that carries out inspection of building and construction materials and their raw components. We employ over 60 personnel. Since many of our employees are not Maltese, the unofficial spoken language is English. Interns will benefit from exposure to this and will help them improve their grasp of the language. They will be exposed to quality processes and will be given the opportunity to provide input.

We understand that the purpose of an internship is to assist students to integrate in the working world and the day-to-day activities in the job environment. At Solidbase they will be given the opportunity to do just so. Not only do we provide the basis for this, but we listen to what interns have to say and will implement their suggestions if found to be conducive to improvement.

Depending on their age, maturity, and capabilities, interns will be given training and assignments in: laboratory processes; carrying out quality audits in various aspects of the business including two laboratories, offices, and site works; accompany a quality inspector on site; internal calibrations on laboratory equipment; carrying out laboratory tests; and related work.

Monitoring and mentoring is generally be provided by the quality office which is manned by 3 employees, as well as the Managing Director. Discussions / training / assignments will be carried out face-to-face.

Evaluations will be based on the intern’s performance, willingness to accept direction and his follow through, his general behaviour and interactions with staff, and his proactiveness.

What some of our former interns say

"For me working at Solidbase was a really good opportunity to discover the construction sector, the Maltese work culture, and to learn about the different types of Maltese construction. I visited a lot of different construction sites with different Solidbase inspectors, I worked with almost all the employees and I witnesses the bulk of the tasks that Solidbase handles. Due to the family atmosphere, this internship was really interesting and I have a lot of good memories from this experiences."—Gabriel D., ICAM Lille, France, 2019

"The first day was very good, the staff who guided me were very welcoming and nice. The tour of the building was very detailed and enjoyable. After the tour, we were taken to a number of construction sites to see the work. The next day we spent time in the office. On the third day we were taken to visit more construction sites, where we saw a piler in action. The rest of the days were spent in the lab testing concrete cubes and tarmac samples which was the most interesting part. The experience was great overall and I wish to return in the near future!"—14 year old Natanael F., Maria Regina College Lilly of the Valley Secondary School Mosta, Malta, 2019

"Discovering the business world in an SME with a friendly atmosphere, in a place as beautiful and festive as Malta–great deal!—Clement F., France

"I was at Solidbase Laboratory as an intern at the quality department. From technician work to a cost estimation assignment, a demanding and varied internship in a welcoming company."—Anthony J., France

"I spent two months with Solidbase. It was fantastic, I discovered a great team from all over the world. I had interesting assignments and the company put trust in me and listened to my proposals. This company will change you everyday and will allow you to develop technically and personally. Thanks again!"—Pierre G., France, 2018

"I was an intern at Solidbase Laboratory for two months during the summer of 2017 and I really enjoyed my time there. The employees are nice and easy going, making the work enjoyable and stress-free. Moreover, this internship got me really interested in standards and accreditation projects. I also got to learn a bit about soil analysis and kayaking as a bonus!"—Constance C., Université de Lille, France, 2017

What some of our internship partners say

"Your company is very attentive to the needs, desires and issues of the trainees it hosts. I also appreciate the human relations in the honor within your company. You accompanied each trainee sent by Normand Go, who benefited from real opportunities of integration within your team. Your company has shown flexibility in dealing with language issues and trainee constraints."—Laetitia L., Normandie-Go!France, 2019

“Mokell Limited is very happy with its partnership with Solidbase. We have been working together for two years now, so far we have sent more than 10 students at Solidbase. Our partnership is strong because Solidbase offers a very good work experience to all students sent there and the feedback received so far from interns are very positive.”—Serge M., Mokell Ltd., Malta 2019.

"As the International Mobility Correspondent for ESSYM, I am particularly satisfied with the partnership with SOLIDBASE initiated thanks to Normandie-Go!
SOLIDBASE carries out its assignment of training and support of our Erasmus+ interns with all the seriousness and professionalism essential to their success and personal development. There is no doubt that SOLIDBASE contributes to prepare our interns to become the workforce of the future."—Alain Z., ESSYM, France 2019.


 Solidbase Laboratory is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and maintains a smoke-free working environment.
Contact us to find out more.

Some internship agencies we have worked with

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