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Internship, the key to success

An internship enables students to gain more experience within their field or to get to know a new one, especially if it’s their first internship or if they have never experienced an apprenticeship training within a company before. It is the first time in your life that you are supposed to face the professional world. This is when you start to have a different perspective of the company that you will be a part of and your future job. During your internship you will gain work experience and apply what you have learned in your university. Taking some initiatives is how you will be able to change your life. Also, volunteering at a company, will be a great opportunity for you to learn some of the basic stuff about the work.

Travelling abroad, is a way to escape from the parental house, but also a way to discover a new country, a new world. It’s your opportunity to improve your language skills and get in touch with new languages as well. It’s your first step towards the professional world.

During this International internship or Summer internship, you will get the best from yourself by working and travelling around the country you will be in. It’s a good way to learn more about the culture, the lifestyle, the native people and the food. By going overseas, you will even discover yourself. You will learn how to be humble and you will see that there are both negative and positive sides in each country you will find yourself to.

Living abroad doing an internship is a dream come true for some people, as they get to combine work and leisure.

When you are looking for an internship, first of all, you have to focus on your subject and your tasks within the company you are applying for. The destination comes in second place. What is important is who you are, what you will do during your internship abroad, what will you learn. Maybe it will be your first experience, but be aware as it won’t be the last one.

If you are still in school, you can discuss with your professor or the administrative service the possibility of doing an internship abroad. Many companies offer internship positions or Summer internships on their website.

Sometimes you may get help on this matter from your Town Hall or from the student fair. Going overseas is an ambitious move and that’s why you have to start your research several months before; 6 months before starting is the ideal amount of time to prepare your travel and start looking for accommodation.

There are several ways to find the accommodation that you would be interested in. Thanks to the internet and the Social Media you can now find everything quickly. Your Town Hall can help you find an accommodation, as well. You have to be careful with the transportation in the new country, sometimes it is better taking your car with you, maybe it will cost you less. Last but not least, you have to think about the Schengen area, if you want to go to England. Don’t forget your VISA and your ID card going to your internship.

At the end of your internship there will be three ways for you to follow. Concerning the first one, you will be lucky to stay in the same company after your term. It will be a really good opportunity for your professional career, as you will be employed as a full-time employee. With the second, you will gain more experience during your internship abroad, you will get opportunities to work with ambitious companies that look for experienced graduates. Don’t forget to put your internship in your curriculum vitae first. And as regards the third one, you can go back to school, and finish your studies.

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