Insurance can be extremely complex, especially when it comes to internships. We have put together a number of definitions related to insurance for interns, as well as classified whose responsibility it is for each item: Intern's Responsibility Personal Liability Insurance Personal Liability Insurance covers an intern if they are found to be legally responsible for personal injury to a third party or responsible for damage to their property including the host company. Note: Every intern MUST be covered for Personal Liability…

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You have completed your internship and now want to continue to benefit from the experience but don't know where to start. Internships Down Under has extensive experience in arranging internships in a wide range of fields and we are happy to share our knowledge. We have put together a three part series covering the 'Before', 'During' & 'After' stages of an internship detailing things to consider. In this post we focus on things to consider 'after' the internship to increase…

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During the internship So you've decided to complete an internship but don't know where to start? Internships Down Under has extensive experience in arranging internships in a wide range of fields and we are happy to share our knowledge. We have put together a three part series covering the 'Before', 'During' & 'After' stages of an internship detailing things to consider. In this post we focus on things to consider during the internship to increase your chances of success. Day…

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There can be many different interpretations of dress codes across various cultures. Here we try to define the expected standards of the different dress codes: Casual This dress code refers to comfort and personal expression. It can be defined as relaxed, informal or not planned. Male Includes: Jeans, T-Shirt, Open shoes may be permitted Excludes: Torn jeans Female Includes: Jeans, T-Shirt, Open shoes may be permitted Excludes: Torn jeans Smart Casual This dress code defines a more tidy and clean look. Male Includes:…

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So you've decided to complete an internship but don't know where to start? Internships Down Under has extensive experience in arranging internships in a wide range of fields and we are happy to share our knowledge. We have put together a three part series covering the 'Before', 'During' & 'After' stages of an internship detailing things to consider. In order to get the most of your internship, we suggest you start by asking yourself the following questions: Should I complete an…

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By 'Autumn', we are referring to the USA and European Autumn which is Spring in Australia. What is an Internship? An internship is a voluntary training program where a host company provides beneficial skills and experience to match a student's learning goals and objectives. Why should you do an internship in Australia? In the highly competitive job market in the USA, Europe and other parts of the world often a university or college degree is not enough to enter your career of choice. Companies in…

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By 'Summer', we are referring to the USA and European Summer which is Winter in Australia. What is an Internship? An internship is a voluntary training program where a host company provides beneficial skills and experience to match a student's learning goals and objectives. Why should you do an internship in Australia? In the highly competitive job market in the USA, Europe and other parts of the world often a university or college degree is not enough to enter your career of choice. Companies…

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By 'Spring', we are referring to the USA and European Spring which is Autumn in Australia What is an Internship? An internship is a voluntary training program where a host company provides beneficial skills and experience to match a student's learning goals and objectives. Why should you do an internship in Australia? In the highly competitive job market in the USA, Europe and other parts of the world often a university or college degree is not enough to enter your career of choice. Companies…

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There have been whispers for some time, but now finally travelers from Spain and Portugal are eligible for the Work and Holiday Visa (462). The Australian and corresponding governments have signed mutual agreements enabling applicants between the age of 18-31 to travel & work for up to one year. The expansion of the Work and Holiday Visa to include Spain & Portugal is to encourage cultural exchange and closer ties with Australia. The 462 Visa enables successful applicants to stay in…

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In the highly competitive job market in the USA, often a degree is no longer enough to enter into your career of choice. Companies in America are increasingly looking to employ those who have have skills, knowledge and experience beyond that learnt in a class room environment. An internship, once viewed as unnecessary, has become the norm in many industries. In order for your CV to stand out from the crowd, an international internship will boost your practical training and skills beyond…

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